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Social Sciences

Winter Session: January 5 - 21
Spring Session: January 26 - May 18


SS 131 General Psychology
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Online: In-state $609 Out-of-state $1,734
Principles of psychology and their application to general behavior are presented. Stresses the scientific method in understanding learning, perception, motivation, emotion, personality development, and the social influences on human behavior. (G4: Social Sciences)
Winter
CRN Section Day Time Location
3441 35A M T W R F 9:00 am-12:45 pm A320
3442 35B M T W R F 1:20 pm-5:05 pm A320
3443 35C M T W R F 6:20 pm-10:00 pm A320
3122 OL1
ONLINE COURSE
3289 OL2
ONLINE COURSE
3444 OL3
ONLINE COURSE

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
5036 35A M 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C513
5037 35B T 6:30 pm-9:20 pm A642
6901 35C W 6:30 pm-9:20 pm A321B
5039 35D R 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B915A
16090 BL1 R 2:10 pm-5:00 pm E402
12988 OL1
ONLINE COURSE
12989 OL2
ONLINE COURSE
13589 OL3
ONLINE COURSE
15869 OL4
ONLINE COURSE
15870 OL5
ONLINE COURSE


SS 141 Macroeconomics
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Online: In-state $609 Out-of-state $1,734
Introduction to basic principles and characteristics of economic systems. Primary emphasis is on macroeconomic issues, including national income determination, monetary and fiscal policy, and current economic problems. (G4: Social Sciences)
Winter
CRN Section Day Time Location
3044 35A M T W R F 9:00 am-12:45 pm B508
3445 35B M T W R F 1:20 pm-5:05 pm A317
3446 35C M T W R F 6:20 pm-10:00 pm A317
3202 OL1
ONLINE COURSE
3203 OL2
ONLINE COURSE
3343 OL3
ONLINE COURSE

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
5045 35A M 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B928
9052 35B M 6:30 pm-9:20 pm CCC26
5046 35C T 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B915A
9316 35D T 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C814
5047 35E W 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B915A
5048 35F R 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B928
8428 35G R 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C408
5049 35H S 1:10 pm-4:00 pm B503
13401 OL1
ONLINE COURSE
13402 OL2
ONLINE COURSE
13812 OL3
ONLINE COURSE


SS 151 Introduction to World Affairs
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Online: In-state $609 Out-of-state $1,734
Examines the contemporary world including changes in Europe, Russia, and the developing world. Explores timely international issues such as nuclear arms, the breakdown of the Soviet Union, and the Israeli-Arab dispute. (G4: Social Sciences; G9: Other World Civilizations)
Winter
CRN Section Day Time Location
3447 35A M T W R F 9:00 am-12:45 pm A321A
3095 OL1
ONLINE COURSE

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
12433 OL1
ONLINE COURSE


SS 171 Introductory Sociology
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Online: In-state $609 Out-of-state $1,734
Study of patterned social behavior and the interrelationships between individual life experience and the social structure that helps to shape it. (G4: Social Sciences)
Winter
CRN Section Day Time Location
2142 35A M T W R F 9:00 am-12:45 pm B736
3448 35B M T W R F 6:20 pm-10:00 pm A321A
3246 OL1
ONLINE COURSE
3247 OL2
ONLINE COURSE

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
5052 35A M 6:30 pm-9:20 pm D530
6589 35B T 6:30 pm-9:20 pm D211
5054 35C W 6:30 pm-9:20 pm A321A
12637 OL1
ONLINE COURSE
12990 OL2
ONLINE COURSE


SS 231 Personality
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Online: In-state $609 Out-of-state $1,734
Prerequisite: SS 131
Emphasizes normal personality development as viewed from a variety of perspectives, including social, educational, biological, and psychodynamic factors. Students apply these psychological principles to problems of everyday living and gain an understanding of both normal and deviant reactions to life events. (G4: Social Sciences)
Winter
CRN Section Day Time Location
3449 35A M T W R F 9:00 am-12:45 pm A321B
3366 OL1
ONLINE COURSE

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
5060 35A T 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B307


SS 237 Industrial Psychology
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Online: In-state $609 Out-of-state $1,734
Prerequisite: SS 131 or approval of chairperson
Applies psychological principles to issues in the workplace. Personnel selection, training, leadership, motivation, job satisfaction, performance appraisal, and stress are explored to provide future leaders, managers, and technical specialists with information and skills to enhance their interpersonal and organizational effectiveness. (G4: Social Sciences)
Winter
CRN Section Day Time Location
3450 35A M T W R F 9:00 am-12:45 pm A324
3451 35B M T W R F 1:20 pm-5:05 pm A325
3452 OL1
ONLINE COURSE
3453 OL2
ONLINE COURSE

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
15647 OL1
ONLINE COURSE
15872 OL2
ONLINE COURSE
15873 OL3
ONLINE COURSE


SS 242 Microeconomics
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Online: In-state $609 Out-of-state $1,734
Prerequisite: SS 141
Examines the principles underlying the behavior of business firms, resource owners, and consumers within a system of price-making markets. Emphasis is on pricing, resource allocation, cost analysis, price determination under market structures ranging from competition to monopoly, and a functional approach to the distribution of income. (G4: Social Sciences)
Winter
CRN Section Day Time Location
3454 35A M T W R F 9:00 am-12:45 pm A325
3360 35B M T W R F 1:20 pm-5:05 pm A306
3455 35C M T W R F 1:20 pm-5:05 pm A321A
3334 OL1
ONLINE COURSE
3335 OL2
ONLINE COURSE
3344 OL3
ONLINE COURSE

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
13682 35A M 6:30 pm-9:20 pm A312
13684 35B T R 5:10 pm-6:25 pm B503
13683 35C T 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B306
13685 35D W 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B928
13915 OL1
ONLINE COURSE
14322 OL2
ONLINE COURSE
14774 OL3
ONLINE COURSE
15667 OL4
ONLINE COURSE


SS 272 Sex Roles, Marriage, and Family in Transition
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Sociological study of sex roles and relationships in modern society. Analysis of traditional marriage and family systems, new alternatives, and future trends. (G4: Social Sciences)
Winter
CRN Section Day Time Location
3502 35A M T W R F 1:20 pm-5:05 pm B734

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
5062 35A T 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B304


SS 278 Latinos in the United States: A Sociological Perspective
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
This course provides an understanding of the socioeconomic, political, and cultural impact of Latinos in the United States. Students explore sociological issues including race, ethnicity, urbanization, gender, immigration, and social mobility that have helped shape Latino culture and values. Comparisons with other ethnic/racial groups in the United States, as well as the differences within the Latino community itself, are addressed.
Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
13106 35A W 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B819


SS 334 The Psychology of Color
3 credits
In-state $771 Out-of-state $2,226
Prerequisite: SS 131 or approval of chairperson
Examines the importance of color and its influences on behavior. Topics include the biological and perceptual characteristics of color, fundamental color research, societal and cultural influences on the meanings and uses of color, adaptations of color in both natural and manmade environments, and the interaction between personality and color. Special attention is given to the application of color in both industry and everyday life. (G4: Social Sciences)
Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
13917 85A T 5:10 pm-6:25 pm A341A


R 5:10 pm-6:25 pm B915A


SS 343 Labor Economics
3 credits
In-state $771 Out-of-state $2,226
Prerequisites: SS 141 and SS 242
Examines labor economics and labor institutions' role in the U.S. economy. Major subjects include the changing labor force and its composition, labor markets, labor unionism, collective bargaining, labor legislation, and government regulation. (G4: Social Sciences)
Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
4144 85A R 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B808


SS 353 Latin America Today
3 credits
In-state $771 Out-of-state $2,226
Introduction to modern Latin American states and societies with surveys of their economies, politics, and cultures. Also explores inter-American and international relations. (G4: Social Sciences; G9: Other World Civilizations)
Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
7026 85A W 6:30 pm-9:20 pm A642


SS 354 Comparative Political Systems
3 credits
In-state $771 Out-of-state $2,226
Online: In-state $816 Out-of-state $2,271
Study of political systems with a global perspective; compares and contrasts contemporary political ideologies, institutions, and processes from democracies to authoritarian regimes, advanced industrialized economies to developing countries. (G4: Social Sciences; G9: Other World Civilizations)
Winter
CRN Section Day Time Location
3456 85A M T W R F 9:00 am-12:45 pm A306
3302 OL1
ONLINE COURSE
3503 OL2
ONLINE COURSE

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
14919 OL1
ONLINE COURSE
15628 OL2
ONLINE COURSE


SS 356 Asia in Motion: National, International, and Transnational Relations
3 credits
In-state $771 Out-of-state $2,226
Online: In-state $816 Out-of-state $2,271
Examines the complexity, diversity, and dynamics of East Asian and Southeast Asian politics. The course analyzes Asia and its moves toward modernity in terms of politics, economics, and culture. Topics include modernization, post-World War II political settings, and post-Cold War regional integration. (G9: Other World Civilizations)
Winter
CRN Section Day Time Location
3457 85A M T W R F 9:00 am-12:45 pm A342
3251 OL1
ONLINE COURSE

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
12038 OL1
ONLINE COURSE


SS 374 Cross-Cultural Studies
3 credits
In-state $771 Out-of-state $2,226
Online: In-state $816 Out-of-state $2,271
Prerequisites: two introductory Social Sciences courses (SS 131, SS 141, SS 151, or SS 171) or approval of chairperson
This course provides conceptual and practical knowledge of the societies and cultures, economies, histories, and institutions of non-Western societies. Special attention is paid to the distinctive features of Japan and India. Students are introduced to the range and significance of cultural differences and will be prepared to adapt to these cultural differences as they move into international arenas. (G4: Social Science; G9: Other World Civilizations)
Winter
CRN Section Day Time Location
3458 85A M T W R F 9:00 am-12:45 pm A341A
3459 85B M T W R F 1:20 pm-5:05 pm A321B
3040 OL1
ONLINE COURSE
3105 OL2
ONLINE COURSE

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
5067 85A M 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B819
8433 85B T 6:30 pm-9:20 pm A321B
8646 85C W 6:30 pm-9:20 pm D447
11622 OL1
ONLINE COURSE
13918 OL2
ONLINE COURSE
15208 OL3
ONLINE COURSE


SS 378 Asian Global Popular Culture
3 credits Online: In-state $816 Out-of-state $2,271
Students examine the global production, consumption, and reproduction of popular culture products in Asian countries, such as Korea, Japan, and India. Cultural products such as films, television sitcoms, pop music, comic books, and animation from South and East Asian societies are examined from local and global perspectives, and analyzed using social scientific tools and methodologies. (G4: Social Science; G9: Other World Civilizations)
Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
15634 OL1
ONLINE COURSE


SS 385 Social Psychology
3 credits
In-state $771 Out-of-state $2,226
Online: In-state $816 Out-of-state $2,271
Prerequisite: SS 131
Human behaviors such as aggression, prejudice, attraction, attitude formation, conformity, helping, and group processes are examined with particular emphasis on their current applications. (G4: Social Sciences)
Winter
CRN Section Day Time Location
3460 85A M T W R F 1:20 pm-5:05 pm A342
3461 OL1
ONLINE COURSE


SS 443 International Economics
3 credits
In-state $771 Out-of-state $2,226
Online: In-state $816 Out-of-state $2,271
Prerequisites: SS 141 and SS 242
Reviews the origins of modern international economic theory and discusses present patterns of trade and finance, including the balance of payments and its economic effects, exchange rates, international commodity agreements, and tariff policies. Includes an analysis of the relationship between international economics and current U.S. economic problems. (G4: Social Sciences)
Winter
CRN Section Day Time Location
3462 85A M T W R F 9:00 am-12:45 pm A341B
3463 85B M T W R F 1:20 pm-5:05 pm A341A
3415 OL1
ONLINE COURSE
3416 OL2
ONLINE COURSE
3478 OL3
ONLINE COURSE

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
5070 85A M 6:30 pm-9:20 pm A342
14154 85B T 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B928
5071 85C W 6:30 pm-9:20 pm A312
10229 85D R 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B307
13920 OL1
ONLINE COURSE
15191 OL2
ONLINE COURSE
15209 OL3
ONLINE COURSE
15466 OL4
ONLINE COURSE

 

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