/prototype.js/validation.js/effects.js /robots.txt
Students Advisement Session
Advisement Session
Monday, April 28 from 5-7pm
Speak to faculty advisors and register for available courses.
Request a Catalog FIT is Imaginative

Social Sciences

Summer 1:  May 27 - June 30 (day & online classes) or July 16 (evening classes)
Summer 2:  July 1 - July 22

SS 131 General Psychology
3 credits
In state $552 Out of state $1,659
Online: In state $597 Out of state $1,704
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)

SUMMER 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
8279 35A M T W 9:10 am-12:00 pm B928
8280 35B M T W 1:10 pm-4:00 pm A644
8527 OL1
- ONLINE
8528 OL2
- ONLINE

SUMMER 2

CRN Section Day Time Location
8283 35C M T W R 9:00 am-12:45 pm A644

SS 141 Macroeconomics
3 credits
In state $552 Out of state $1,659
Online: In state $597 Out of state $1,704
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)

SUMMER 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
8950 35A M T W 9:10 am-12:00 pm B736
8713 35B M T W 1:10 pm-4:00 pm A341B
8951 35C M W 6:20 pm-9:10 pm A321B
8570 OL1
- ONLINE
8624 OL2
- ONLINE
8914 OL3
- ONLINE

SS 151 Introduction to World Affairs
3 credits
In state $552 Out of state $1,659
Online: In state $597 Out of state $1,704
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)

SUMMER 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
8952 35A M T W 9:10 am-12:00 pm A312
8953 35C T R 6:20 pm-9:10 pm A321B
8488 OL1
- ONLINE
8489 OL2
- ONLINE

SS 171 Introductory Sociology
3 credits
In state $552 Out of state $1,659
Online: In state $597 Out of state $1,704
Study of patterned social behavior and the interrelationships between individual life experience and the social structure that helps to shape it. (G4: Social Sciences)

SUMMER 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
8412 35A M T W 9:10 am-12:00 pm A341B
8996 35B M T W 1:10 pm-4:00 pm A342
8630 OL1
- ONLINE
8631 OL2
- ONLINE

SUMMER 2

CRN Section Day Time Location
8284 35C M T W R 1:20 pm-5:05 pm B503

SS 231 Personality
3 credits
In state $552 Out of state $1,659
Online: In state $597 Out of state $1,704
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)

SUMMER 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
8954 35A M T W 9:10 am-12:00 pm A321B
8633 OL1
- ONLINE

SS 237 Industrial Psychology
3 credits
In state $552 Out of state $1,659
Online: In state $597 Out of state $1,704
Prerequisite: SS 131
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)

SUMMER 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
8955 35A M T W 9:10 am-12:00 pm A321A
8956 35B M W 6:20 pm-9:10 pm A317
8957 OL1
- ONLINE
8958 OL2
- ONLINE

SS 242 Microeconomics
3 credits
In state $552 Out of state $1,659
Online: In state $597 Out of state $1,704
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)

SUMMER 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
8959 35A M T W 9:10 am-12:00 pm A320
8566 35B M T W 1:10 pm-4:00 pm B503
8960 35C T R 6:20 pm-9:10 pm A320
8632 OL1
- ONLINE
8699 OL2
- ONLINE
8787 OL3
- ONLINE

SS 272 Sex Roles, Marriage, and Family in Transition
3 credits
In state $552 Out of state $1,659
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)

SUMMER 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
8961 35A M T W 9:10 am-12:00 pm A325

SS 354 Comparative Political Systems
3 credits
In state $759 Out of state $2,046
Online: In state $804 Out of state $2,091
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)

SUMMER 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
8810 85A M T W 1:10 pm-4:00 pm B736
8811 OL1
- ONLINE

SS 356 Asia in Motion: National, International, and Transnational Relations
3 credits
In state $759 Out of state $2,046
Online: In state $804 Out of state $2,091
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)

SUMMER 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
8962 85A M T W 9:10 am-12:00 pm A324
8629 OL1
- ONLINE

SS 374 Cross-Cultural Studies
3 credits
In state $759 Out of state $2,046
Online: In state $804 Out of state $2,091
Prerequisites: two introductory social science 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)

SUMMER 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
8963 85A M T W 1:10 pm-4:00 pm A325
8964 85B M W 6:20 pm-9:10 pm A312
8443 OL1
- ONLINE
8558 OL2
- ONLINE

SS 385 Social Psychology
3 credits
In state $759 Out of state $2,046
Online: In state $804 Out of state $2,091
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)

SUMMER 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
8966 85A M T W 1:10 pm-4:00 pm B508
8965 OL1
- ONLINE

SS 443 International Economics
3 credits
In state $759 Out of state $2,046
Online: In state $804 Out of state $2,091
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)

SUMMER 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
8967 85A M T W 1:10 pm-4:00 pm B819
8968 85B T R 6:20 pm-9:10 pm B508
8812 OL1
- ONLINE
8893 OL2
- ONLINE
FIT LibraryThe Museum at FIT
See More of FITMy FITContact UsGive to FITTake a CourseApplyVisit FIT Adult Learners & Career ProfessionalsEmployers & IndustryAlumni: The Power of ConnectionFaculty & StaffCurrent StudentsParentsRecently Accepted Students FIT & NYCNews & EventsAthletics & RecreationCampus LifeAdmissionsAcademicsAbout FIT
MyFIT Home