SOC 4320: Homelessness in America (2022-2023)

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This course is an introduction to the study of homelessness in an American context. The course explores multiple aspects of homelessness, primarily in an urban environment, and relies on a range of theoretical perspectives and methodological approaches. Major questions about the causes and consequences of homelessness, socio-demographic factors associated with homelessness, and responses to homelessness are addressed. Through the faces, lives and stories of homeless men and women students will gain a deeper understanding of the complexities around the homeless population. (Formerly offered as SOC 3320 Homelessness in America.) Typically offered: Winter.

Term CRN Credits Instructor(s) Days Time Dates Location Open
Winter 21260 5 Karen Snedker
Final: Th
10:30AM-11:50 AM
9:00AM-11:00 AM
Demaray Hall 358
Demaray Hall 358
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Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded.
Attributes: Upper-Division
Grade Modes: (Default) Normal Grading
Instructional Methods: Traditional
Note: Full Term