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Fall 2019
Jan 27, 2020
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SOC 411 - Sociology of Disaster
The objective of this course is to introduce students to the sociological dimension of disasters, major events which disrupt the prevailing order of society by causing injury, death, and/or property loss to large numbers of people. Possible case studies for the course include earthquakes, heat waves, hurricanse, oil spills, chemical releases, or terrorist attacks. A service project is normally required in this course. Permission of Instructor is required.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: School of Continuing Education, Graduate Level, Graduate Level, Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Classroom Based

Sociology & Anthropology Department

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