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ANTH 101: Introduction to Anthropology

Goal Areas 5 and 8 Diverse Cultures Purple
This course surveys human biological and cultural diversity through time and space. You will learn about questions like: how did humans evolve? and how do anthropologists collect and interpret information about human beings and their ancestors?

Session II

ANTH 240- Language and Culture

Goal Areas 5,7 and 8 Diverse Cultures Purple
Language provides not only communication but identification of oneself and one's group. Humans are extremely sensitive to language, dialect, jargon, and slang. An understanding of language and its relationship to culture is basic to any understanding of human beings.

Session II

ANTH 269: Anthropology of Sex

Goal Areas 5 and 7 Diverse Cultures Purple
Sex and our relationship with it. This course examines the topics of sex, sexuality, and gender by exploring the diverse range of sexual cultures of the world in the past and the present. Attention is given to the role of language, biology, culture, and the archeological record of societies' fascination with sex.

Session II

AOS 301 - Intro to Applied Leadership

Topics include world economics and their implications for the labor force, critical and creative thinking, leadership, and portfolio assessment. Required for admission to the Applied Leadership program.

(EXTENDED SESSION 6/1-7/24)

CORR 106 - Intro to the Criminal Justice System

Goal Area 5 and 9 Diverse Culture Purple
Examines the making of criminal law, the evolution of policing, the adjudication of persons accused of criminal law violations, and the punishment of adult offenders.

Session I

CORR 255 - Juvenile Deliquency

Goal Areas 5 and 9
A critical consideration of definitions of juvenile delinquency, emphasis on micro and macro level of struggle in which delinquent behavior takes place, critique of current theories on delinquency, and the juvenile justice response to delinquency

Short course 5/18-5/29

CORR 441/541 - Social Deviance

Uper Division/Graduate Level Course
Sociological perspective on social deviance; overview of theoretical approaches; emphasis on symbolic interactionism; issues of social control; research examples and policy implications.

Session II

CORR 442/542 - Criminology

Upper Division/Graduate Level Course
A critical consideration of myths concerning crime, perspectives on crime and their assumptions, current criminology theory, and construction of alternative explanations related to crime.
Prerequisites: SOC 101

Session II

CORR 472 - Drugs and Society

Upper Division Course
A sociological perspective to examine the history of drug use and abuse in the United States. Multicultural issues in drug abuse, international drug distribution networks, prevention efforts, and legal issues will be discussed.
Prerequisites: none

Session II

CORR 485/585 - Topics Community Reentry

Upper Division/Graduate Level Course
Topics vary as announced in class schedule. May be retaken for credit if topic varies.
Prerequisites: SOC 101

Session I

ECON 201 – Principles of Macroeconomics

Goal Area 5
Emphasis on forces influencing employment and inflation. Current problems of the economy are stressed along with tools government has to cope with them.

Session I & II

ECON 202 – Principles of Microeconomics

Goal Area 5
Examines decision making by the individual firm, the determination of prices and wages, and current problems facing business firms.

Session I

ECON 207 – Business Statistics

Goal Areas 2 and 4
Basic statistical methods including measures of central tendency and dispersion, probability, probability distributions, sampling, problems of estimation and hypothesis testing in the case of one and two sample meaans and proportions. Chi-Square, one-way analysis of variance, simple regression and correlation analysis, and brief introduction to multiple regression analysis. Use of computer statistical packages required. Prerequisites: MATH 112 or equivalent

Session I & II

ECON 305 – Money and Banking

A descriptive and analytical study of the basic principles of money, banking, and finance as they are related to business and public policy. Prerequisites: ECON 201 and ECON 202

Session I

ETHN 100 - American Racial Minority

Goal areas 5 and 7 DIverse Cultures purple
A study of American racial/ethnic minorities, especially the histories of Native Americans, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Asian Americans. Their roles and contributions to American society will be emphasized.

Session  II

ETHN 101- Intro to Multicutural Studies

Goal areas 5 and 7 DIverse Cultures purple
This course introduces students to multicultural and ethnic knowledge and values in and outside the United States. Students are exposed to such issues as race, culture, ethnicity, dominance, immigration, stereotypes, discrimination, and intergroup relations through interdisciplinary approaches-anthropological, economic, historical, political, psychological and/or sociological.

Session I & II

EHTN 330 - Immigration/Ethnicity

Diverse Cultures Purple
Examines the history, identity, conflict and ethnic relations related to immigration as explored from an Ethnic Studies perspective as well as from American and global perspectives.

Session II

ETHN 410/510- Foundations of Oppression

Upper division/Graduate leve Course Diverse Cultures Purple
Students will examine the forces which create and maintain prejudice, discrimination and racism within global perspectives. Special attention will be given to the work of Paulo Freire.
Prerequisites: ETHN 100 or ATHN 400

Session II


ETHN 650: Helping Across Cultures

Scholars preparing for and/or working in the helping professions or related careers will address the issues and experiences of culturally different persons. Special attention will be given to preparation for effective cross-cultural interactions.
Session II

GWS 110 - Intro to Gender

Goal areas 5 and 7 DIverse Cultures purple
This course familiarizes students with the field of Gender and Women's Studies. It focuses on major questions and approaches to understanding gender alongside race, class, and sexuality, among other identity categories.

Session I 

GWS 120 - Violence and Gender

Goal area 9
Students will examine the gendered and systematic nature of violence. Special attention will be given to the ways in which violence against women is perpetuated through interpersonal relationships and through institutions such as schools, the judicial system, welfare policies. The effects of internalized oppressions, such as internalized sexism, racism, and homophobia will be discussed. Emphasis on feminist analysis and building skills for educating ourselves and others about constructing non-violent cultures.

Session I 

GEOG 100 - Elements of Geography

Goal areas 8 and 10 Diverse Cultures Purple
An introduction to Geography and its themes of study. The course will familiarize students with where places are located in the world together with their cultural and physical features. Students will be tasked to think critically and diversely about various cultures and features of the modern world.

Session I & II

GEOG 101 - Intro to Physical Geography

Goal areas 3 and 10
Survey of the processes and features of the earth's physical environment, earth-sun relationships, weather, climate, natural vegetation, soil, and landforms. Examines their interrelations and spatial distribution using North America and world-wide examples. Some coverage of human-environmental relations.

Session I & II

GEOG 103 - Intro to Cultural Geography

Goal areas 5 and 8 Diverse Cultures purple
Cultural aspects of interactions between people and their environment focusing on spatial patterns of population, agriculture, politics, language, religion, industrialization, and urbanization. Emphasis is placed on the processes that create the cultural landscape and on management of land and natural resources.

Session I

GEOG 409/509 - Geography of Health

Upper division/Graduate leve Course
The instructor will develop a specific course on a geographic topic, such as soils, landforms, water resources, energy, housing, population geography, or some other topic for the class.

GEOG 471/571 - Digital Field Mapping with GPS

Upper division/Graduate level Course
This course covers the basic strategies for field mapping using data acquired from global positioning systems (GPS).
Prerequisites: GEOG 373 or equivalent

Session II

HIST 170W - Ancient World Civilization to 1500

Writing intensive/goal areas 5 and 8
A history of the physical, political, cultural, social, and economic foundations of world civilizations to 1500. Same content as HIST 170. Students may not take both HIST 170 and HIST 170W for credit.

Session II

HIST 171W - World Civilization, 1500-Present

Writing intensive/ goal areas 5 and 8
Review of major changes in World Civilization since 1500. Same content as HIST 171. Students may not take both HIST 171 and HIST 171W for credit.

Session I 

HIST 190 - US to 1877

Goal areas 5 and 7 DIverse Cultures purple
This course is designed to provide an overview of America's political, social, economic, and cultural development from earliest colonization to 1877.

Session I 

HIST 302 - World HIstory: An Overview

Review of World History as a field of study

Session II

HIST 432/532 - World History Topics

Upper Division/Graduate Level Course
This seminar course will deal with a specific aspect of World History as announced by the department.

Session I 

HIST 435/535 - East Asian Hstory/Culture

Diverse Culltures Purple Upper Division/Graduate Level Course
A comparative history of the rise of the Chinese and Japanese nations from 1945 to the present.

Session II

LAWE 491 - Topics: Interview, Interrogation

Upper division course
This course explores topics in law enforcement beyond what is covered in the existing curriculum. Students study specialized topics of current importance in the field. Specific topics will change depending on the term and instructor. May be retaken with a change of topic.

Session I

POL 103W - Thinking About Politics

Goal area 2/ Writing Intensive
This course is designed to help you to read, think and write critically about important concepts and issues in the study and practice of politics. It is intended to acquaint you with some of the great debates in political thought, increase your understanding of how political systems work and help you to develop your research and writing skills.

Session II

POL 111 - U.S Government

Goal areas 5 and 9
Become informed enough to play your part in governing the United States. Start by learning about the Constitution, our rights and freedoms, how the national government works and the opportunities and challenges of citizen influence. Political Science methods, and the challenges of citizenship are emphasized.

Session II

 


POL 321: Democracy and Citizenship

Goal Area 5 and 9

Students learn about active citizenship from readings and discussions on the theory and practice of democracy. Students should become more motivated to participate, feel a greater sense of empowerment, improve political skills, and to better understand and appreciate democracy.

Session II

POL 371 - State and Local Governement

Institutions, processes, intergovernmental relations, and politics of U.S. state and local governments.

Session I 

POL 470/570 - Topics: Interest Group Politics

Upper Division/ Graduate Level Course
This course explores topics in political institutions and process beyond what is covered in the existing curriculum. Students study specialized topics of current importance in the field. Specific topics will change depending on the term and instructor. May be retaken with a change of topic.

Session I

PSYCH 101 - Intro to Psych Science

Goal area 5
This course is designed to provide a thorough introduction to the broad spectrum of theories and applications that make up the field of psychology

Session I & II

PSYCH 103W - Psychology Today

Goal area2/ Writing Intensive
Introduces students to major issues in society that impact their lives, behaviors, and the way they think. Course requires student to critically address controversial and non-controversial issues through clear argumentations, intensive writings, research and presentations.

Session II

PSYCH 201 - Statistics for Psychology

This course emphasizes understanding the conceptual basis of common statistical procedures and applying those procedures to the problems of organizing information and making inferences from data. Topics include: summarizing data, the logic of inference, estimation, analysis of variance, and correlation.
Prerequisites: Complete one course: MATH 112, MATH 113, MATH 115, MATH 121, MATH 130, or STAT 154

Session I

PSYCH 205 - Psychology of Sexual Health

Elective
An overview of the psychological aspects of sexuality including the assessment and treatment of sexual disorders, gender development and identity, sexual orientation, behavioral effects on sexual health, and sexual offending and trauma.

Session II

PSYCH 206 - Intro to Cognitive Science

Goal area 5
This course introduces a multidisciplinary approach to the scientific study of cognition. Contributions from the fields of biology, computer science, neuroscience, philosophy, and psychology are emphasized. Topics include the mind-body problem, perception, memory, linguistics, problem solving, artificial intelligence, and robotics. This course is a prerequisite for the cognitive science major. For the psychology major, it serves as unrestricted elective credit; it does not satisfy the cognitive restricted elective requirement.

Session I 

PSYCH 230 - Child Psychology

This course is designed to develop an understanding of major variables that impact the psychological development of children. Emphasis will be placed on what parents and other care givers can do to maximize the healthy psychological development of their children.

Session I

PSYCH 321 - Intro to Cognitive Psych

This course will introduce students to the relationship between the structure and function of the nervous system to the underlying biological processes of behavior.
Prerequisites: PSYC 201

Session II

PSYCH 340 - Intro to Social Psychology

An exploration of theories and research related to the ways that the social environment affects people's behavior.
Prerequisites: PSYC 101

Session  II

PSYCH 343 - Intro to Develop Psych

This course examines changes in human behavior over the entire lifespan from conception to death. Topics cover developmental changes in physical, cognitive, and social domains. Traditional theories are integrated with current findings of developmental researchers.
Prerequisites: PSYC 101

Session I

PSYCH 409/509 - History and Systems

Upper division/ Graduate level course
Examination of the historical origins of the principal contemporary psychological theories.

Session I

PSYCH 415/515 - Human Memory

Upper division/ Graduate level course
This course covers experimental and behavioral studies of human memory including long-and short-term memory, memory for text, pictures, spatial information, and autobiographical events. Emphasis on real-world situations, including education, in which memory and learning play a role.
Prerequisites: PSYC 211W

Session I

PSYCH 433/533 - Child Psychology

Upper division/ Graduate level course
Physical, social, emotional, intellectual, and personality development from conception to preadolescence. Focus on interplay between maturation and experience.
Prerequisites: PSYC 101

Session II

PSYCH 436/536 - Adolescent Psychology

Upper division/ Graduate level course
This class covers the development of the individual from the age of 11 to 19 years of age. Discussion will include aspects of both normal and abnormal development.

Session II

PSYCH 443/543 - Advanced Social Psychology

Upper division/ Graduate level course
An in-depth examination of social psychological research in laboratory and field settings.
Prerequisites: PSYC 211W, PSYC 340 or PSYC 358

Session II

PSYCH 455/555 - Abnormal Psychology

Upper division/ Graduate level course
This course is designed to increase the student's awareness and understanding of abnormal psychology. Students will become familiar with clinical descriptions, course of onset, and treatment regimens specific to various disorders.
Prerequisites: PSYC 101

Session I 

PSYCH 466/566 - Psychology of Aging

Upper division/ Graduate level course
Aging process and development during the adult years; psychology and psychological concerns of the aging individual; dealing with death.
Prerequisites: PSYC 101

Session I

SOWK 215 - Social Welfare Services

Goal Areas 5 and 9
he objective of this course is to explore social welfare as a social institution. Consideration will be given to formal and informal efforts to meet common social needs of diverse populations. This course emphasizes social challenges and impact of oppression facing American society and the program and policy prescriptions designed to minimize or eliminate these problems.

5/11-6/12

SOWK 310W - Human Behavior and Social Sciences

Writing intensive
Applies theoretical frameworks for assessing and organizing knowledge of human behavior and the social environment in conjunction with social systems, to understand individual, family, group, organizational, and community systems. Attention is paid to human diversity, discrimination, and oppression.
Prerequisites: SOWK 212 AND SOWK 215 OR SOWK 215W

Session II

SOWK 422/522 - Social work and Chemical Dependency

Upper division/ Graduate level course
This course is designed to provide upper level (junior and senior) undergraduate social work students with a comprehensive introduction to the epidemiology (scientific study of disease), etiology (cause of disease), history, policy, and treatment modalities of substance abuse from a person-in-environment and systems theory social work perspective.

Session II

SOWK 430/530 - Social Work in the School Setting

Upper division/Graduate level Course
Service delivery issues, knowledge and skills for providing social services within school settings.
Prerequisites: none

Session II

SOC 101 - Intro to Sociology

Goal areas 5 and 8 /Diverse Cultures Purple
Overview of the nature and characteristics of human societies; the structure and processes of social life; impact of social forces on individuals and groups; interdependence of society and the individual; emphasis on cultural diversity and globalism.

Session I & II

SOC 150 - Social Problems

Goal areas 5 and 7 / Diverse Cultures Purple
A critical description and analysis of selected social problems, with an emphasis on the sociological perspective, critical thinking, roots of group inequality, and exploration of solutions and alternatives to existing social problems.

Session I 

SOC 202 - Intro to Social Statistics

Goal area 4
Basic descriptive and inferential statistics used in the analysis of sociological data.

Session II

SOC 255 - Juvenile Delinquency

Goal Areas 5 and 9
A critical consideration of definitions of juvenile delinquency, emphasis on micro and macro level of struggle in which delinquent behavior takes place, critique of current theories on delinquency, and the juvenile justice response to delinquency.

5/18-5/29

SOC 307 - Sociology and Gender Contemporary Society

Description and analysis of sex/gender systems, interpersonal power, language and communication, the role of gender in social institutions such as the family, work, and politics, and the role of social movements in creating change in gender relations.

Session II

SOC 351 - Social Psychology

The study of symbolic interaction as the basis of the mind, the self, and society.

Session II

SOC 404/504 - Sociology of Aging

Diverse Cultures Purple/ Upper Division Course
Social and social-psychological focus in later life. Problems and prospects of growing old in the United States.
Prerequisites: SOC 101

Session I

SOC 425/525 - Social Movements

Upper division course
Survey of major sociological perspectives on social movements, including theoretical approaches and empirical research on the causes, processes, and outcomes of social movements.

Session I

SOC 442/542 - Criminology

Upper division course
A critical consideration of myths concerning crime, perspectives on crime and their assumptions, current criminology theory, and construction of alternative explanations related to crime.

Session II

SOC 446/546 - Race Culture and Ethnicity

Diverse Cultures Purple/ Upper Division Course
Study of minority racial and cultural groups in U.S. society. An examination of how the lives of the members of these groups are affected by racism, prejudice, and discrimination.
Prerequisites: SOC 101

Session II

URBS 230W - Community Leadership

Goal areas 9 and 11/Writing Intensive
Introduction to community leadership-elected, professional, or voluntary-and the skills and values which support it.

5/18-7/24

URBS 453/553 - Grants Administration

Upper division/graduate level course
Raising resources for public and nonprofit organizations--from needs assessment through obtaining funding to managing the grant after it is awarded.

Session II

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