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Fall 2018 Courses

August 28 - December 20


SS 131
General Psychology
3.0 credits
In-state $612.00   Out-of-state $1,833
Online: In-state $657.00   Out-of-state $1,878.00
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)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
25970 OL1 ONLINE COURSE
26072 OL2 ONLINE COURSE
29116 OL3 ONLINE COURSE
4807 35A R 6:30 PM-9:20 PM B928
28823 35B W 6:30 PM-9:20 PM A643  


SS 141
Macroeconomics
3.0 credits
In state $612.00 Out of state $1866.00
Online: In state $657.00 Out of state $1911.00
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)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
26381 OL1 ONLINE COURSE
26382 OL2 ONLINE COURSE
27489 OL3 ONLINE COURSE
28274 OL4 ONLINE COURSE
30619 OL5 ONLINE COURSE
31236 OL6 ONLINE COURSE
4813 35A M W 5:10 PM-6:25 PM A341A
4815 35B M 5:10 PM-6:25 PM D211
    W 5:10 PM-6:25 PM A644
4814 35C T 5:10 PM-6:25 PM B915A
    R 5:10 PM-6:25 PM B915A
4816 35D R 6:30 PM-9:20 PM CCC28
21879 35E R 6:30 PM-9:20 PM C503
4817 35F S 1:10 PM-4:00 PM B503
2353 35G T R 5:10 PM-6:25 PM A317
      5:10 PM-6:25 PM A317  


SS 151
Introduction to World Affairs
3.0 credits
Online: In-state $657.00   Out-of-state $1,878.00
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)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
24848 OL1 ONLINE COURSE  


SS 171
Introductory Sociology
3.0 credits
Online: In-state $657.00   Out-of-state $1,878.00
Study of patterned social behavior and the interrelationships between individual life experience and the social structure that helps to shape it. (G4: Social Sciences)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
25373 OL1 ONLINE COURSE
25867 OL2 ONLINE COURSE
30386 OL3 ONLINE COURSE
30387 OL4 ONLINE COURSE  


SS 237
Industrial Psychology
3.0 credits
Online: In-state $657.00   Out-of-state $1,878.00
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)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
28612 OL1 ONLINE COURSE
28613 OL2 ONLINE COURSE
28738 OL3 ONLINE COURSE
30425 35A W 6:30 PM-9:20 PM B928  


SS 242
Microeconomics
3.0 credits
In-state $612.00   Out-of-state $1,833
Online: In-state $657.00   Out-of-state $1,878.00
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)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
26951 OL1 ONLINE COURSE
26984 OL2 ONLINE COURSE
29351 OL3 ONLINE COURSE
29983 OL4 ONLINE COURSE
31227 OL6 ONLINE COURSE
26606 35A W 6:30 PM-9:20 PM B819
26607 35B M 5:10 PM-6:25 PM A306
    M 5:10 PM-6:25 PM B306
26608 35C T R 5:10 PM-6:25 PM A312
27216 35D R 6:30 PM-9:20 PM A321B
30873 35E R 6:30 PM-9:20 PM C318  
31274 35F M 6:30 PM-9:20 PM A342


SS 272
Sex Roles, Marriage, and Family in Transition
3.0 credits
In-state $612.00   Out-of-state $1,833
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)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
4836 35A W 6:30 PM-9:20 PM C316  


SS 304
Introduction to Caribbean Studies
3.0 credits
In-state $858.00   Out-of-state $2,598.00
This course is cross-listed with MC 304. Introduction to modern Caribbean States and societies with emphasis on their economies, politics and cultures. Students explore current global trends and their impact on the Caribbean region and its diaspora. (G9: Other World Civilizations).

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
31092 85A R 6:30 PM-9:20 PM C316  


SS 334
The Psychology of Color
3.0 credits
In-state $858.00   Out-of-state $2,598.00
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)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
21679 85A T R 5:10 PM-6:25 PM B819
30655 85B T 6:30 PM-9:20 PM A341B  


SS 343
Labor Economics
3.0 credits
In state $858.00 Out of state $2598.00
Prerequisites: SS 141 or 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)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
25784 85A T R 5:10 PM-6:25 PM B736
4840 85B R 6:30 PM-9:20 PM C410  


SS 345
Fundamentals of Finance for Fashion Industries
3.0 credits
In-state $858.00   Out-of-state $2,598.00
Prerequisite: SS 141 and SS 242
This course focuses on the basic principles and concepts of international finance relevant to the fashion- related industries. Topics include the world financial system and institutions, and financial instruments and their use from a practical standpoint. (G4: Social Sciences)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
29338 85A T 6:30 PM-9:20 PM C406
30874 85B R 6:30 PM-9:20 PM C408  


SS 353
Latin America Today
3.0 credits
In-state $858.00   Out-of-state $2,598.00
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)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
22701 85A M W 5:10 PM-6:25 PM A325


SS 354
Comparative Political Systems
3.0 credits
In-state $858.00   Out-of-state $2,598.00
Online: In-state $903.00   Out-of-state $2,643.00
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)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
28619 OL1 ONLINE COURSE
30587 OL2 ONLINE COURSE
21415 85A R 6:30 PM-9:20 PM C310  


SS 356
Asia in Motion: National, International, and Transnational Relations
3.0 credits
Online: In-state $903.00   Out-of-state $2,643.00
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)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
27363 OL1 ONLINE COURSE  


SS 374
Cross-Cultural Studies
3.0 credits
In-state $858.00   Out-of-state $2,598.00
Online: In-state $903.00   Out-of-state $2,643.00
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)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
24852 OL1 ONLINE COURSE
25868 OL2 ONLINE COURSE
29322 OL3 ONLINE COURSE
30618 OL4 ONLINE COURSE
20595 85A T 6:30 PM-9:20 PM A641
30870 85B W 6:30 PM-9:20 PM C311
30871 85C R 6:30 PM-9:20 PM C509  


SS 378
Asian Global Popular Culture
3.0 credits
Online: In-state $903.00   Out-of-state $2,643.00
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)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
28618 OL1 ONLINE COURSE  


SS 379
Sociology of the Digital Era
3.0 credits
Online: In-state $903.00   Out-of-state $2,643.00
This course explores the impact of digital information and communication technologies (ICT's) in everyday life. Students examine how digital ICT's have transformed social relations, social structures, identity formation processes, and cultural, political, and economic practices. (G4: Social Sciences)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
30568 OL1 ONLINE COURSE  


SS 386
Youth Subculture, Identity, and Fashion: A Sociological Perspective
3.0 credits
Online: In-state $903.00   Out-of-state $2,643.00
Prerequisite: SS 171
This course explores youth subcultures, in relation to gender, race and class identity. Students are introduced to various case studies of youth subcultures around the world, including Goth, Punk, and Lolita, and analyze how their values, norms, attitudes and beliefs are reflected on their styles. (G4: Social Sciences; G9: Other World Civilizations)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
30393 OL1 ONLINE COURSE  


SS 443
International Economics
3.0 credits
In-state $858.00   Out-of-state $2,598.00
Online: In-state $903.00   Out-of-state $2,643.00
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)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
27757 OL1 ONLINE COURSE
27867 OL2 ONLINE COURSE
28277 OL3 ONLINE COURSE
28278 OL4 ONLINE COURSE
29369 OL5 ONLINE COURSE  


SS 445
Money and Banking
3.0 credits
In-state $858.00   Out-of-state $2,598.00
Prerequisite: SS 242
Reviews the monetary and banking system of the United States, with emphasis on its structure and regulation. The theoretical framework of the monetary system and its relation to monetary policy are also studied. (G4: Social Sciences)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
26302 85A T 6:30 PM-9:20 PM C318
30588 85B T 5:10 PM-6:25 PM

A324

    R 5:10 PM-6:25 PM A642  


SS 446
Economies of Latin America
3.0 credits
In-state $858.00   Out-of-state $2,598.00
Prerequisites: SS 141 and SS 242
The course reviews modern international economic theory and its application to the Latin American economies. Major topics include trade theory and regulation, industrial policies, regional trading agreements, and the role of multinational enterprises and financial issues. Students examine theoretical concepts within the context of the historical and current economic experiences of Latin America. (G4: Social Sciences; G9: Other World Civilizations)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
25847 85A T 6:30 PM-9:20 PM B504
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