SOC 2460

SOC 2460

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

The course focuses on drug use and abuse as a social rather than as a medical or psychopathological phenomenon. Specifically, the course deals with the history of drug use and regulatory attempts in the United States and around the world; the relationship between drug use and racism/class conflict; pharmacology and use patterns related to specific drugs; perspectives on the etiology of drug use/abuse; AIDS prevention and harm reduction interventions; drug-using subcultures; drug policy, drug legislation, and drug enforcement; and the promotion and condemnation of drug activities in the mass media.

When Offered Spring.

Distribution Category (SBA-AS)
Course Attribute (CU-SBY)

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6590SOC 2460  LEC 001

  •  6591SOC 2460  DIS 201

  •  6592SOC 2460  DIS 202