This capstone course for the Sociology or Criminology major is an opportunity for students to use their sociological imaginations to formulate solutions to the problems that face our world today. All students will utilize sociological or criminological theories, literature, methods and data to explore a macro-level social problem chosen by them or the sociology faculty. Findings of the semester long project will be presented to sociology faculty, students, and the broader Meredith community. Open to Sociology or Criminology majors only. Must have senior standing or permission of instructor. Prerequisites: SOC 374, and either MAT-175 or MAT-248.