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Fall 2017 Courses

August 28 - December 23

 

SS 131 General Psychology
3 credits In-state $585 Out-of-state $1,758
Online: In-state $630 Out-of-state $1,803
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)

CRN Section Day Time Location
4807 35A R 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B928
28823 35B W 6:30 pm-9:20 pm D504
29117 OL4   ONLINE COURSE


SS 141 Macroeconomics
3 credits In-state $585 Out-of-state $1,758
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.

CRN Section Day Time Location
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
4816 35D R 6:30 pm-9:20 pm CCC28
4817 35F S 1:10 pm-4:00 pm B503
28999 35H T R 5:10 pm-6:25 pm A312


SS 151 Introduction to World Affairs
3 credits In-state $585 Out-of-state $1,758
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)

CRN Section Day Time Location
25215 35A T 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B734


SS 242 Microeconomics
3 credits In-state $585 Out-of-state $1,758
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)

CRN Section Day Time Location
26606 35A W 6:30 pm-9:20 pm A321B
26608 35C T R 5:10 pm-6:25 pm C410
27216 35D R 6:30 pm-9:20 pm A321B
30058 35E R 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C318


SS 272 Sex Roles, Marriage, and Family in Transition
3 credits In-state $585 Out-of-state $1,758
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)

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


SS 334 The Psychology of Color
3 credits In-state $834 Out-of-state $2,523
Prerequisite: SS 131 or approval of chair
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)

CRN Section Day Time Location
30655 85B T 6:30 pm-9:20 pm A341B


SS 343 Labor Economics
3 credits In-state $834 Out-of-state $2,523
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)

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 353 Latin America Today
3 credits In-state $834 Out-of-state $2,523
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)

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


SS 354 Comparative Political Systems
3 credits In-state $834 Out-of-state $2,523
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)

CRN Section Day Time Location
21415 85A R 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C310


SS 374 Cross-Cultural Studies
3 credits In-state $834 Out-of-state $2,523
Prerequisites: two introductory Social Sciences courses (SS 131, SS 141, SS 151, or SS 171) or approval of chair
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)

CRN Section Day Time Location
20595 85A T 6:30 pm-9:20 pm D405
20970 85B W 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B306
27755 85C R 6:30 pm-9:20 pm A321A


SS 443 International Economics
3 credits In-state $834 Out-of-state $2,523
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)

CRN Section Day Time Location
4845 85A W 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B819
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