SO 333 - Drugs, Alcohol and Society (CJ 333)
(3 cr.) This analytical discussion-based course explores the use of drugs and alcohol in U.S. society. The emphasis is on drug and alcohol use and abuse as a social phenomenon. Students explore issues such as the relationship of drug use to particular groups in society (age, sex, race/ethnicity), patterns of drug use and abuse, the promotion of drugs by the media, and drug and alcohol abuse in historical perspective. Students also learn about drug categories, drug education, prevention and treatment and drug laws. Prerequisite: SO 101; Every Year, Spring

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