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Summer 1 Courses

May 28 - July 1

Summer 2 Courses

July 8 - August 1

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SS 131
General Psychology
3.0 credits
In-state $612.00   Out-of-state $1,833.00
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)

Summer 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
2783 OL1 Online
2782 35A MTW 9:10 AM-12:00 PM A336

Summer 2

CRN Section Day Time Location
2800 OL2 Online


SS 141
Macroeconomics
3.0 credits
In-state $612.00   Out-of-state $1,833.00
Online: In-state $657.00   Out-of-state $1,878.00
The course discusses energy markets and especially the economic history, extraction and consumption of the fossil fuels (coal, oil and natural gas). We also discuss energy and environmental polices such as the Cap-and-trade, cap-and-share systems, net-metering or a carbon tax. We will also provide examples of alternative and more sustainable energy policies from other countries.

Summer 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
2769 OL1 Online
2770 OL2 Online
2768 35A MTW 12:10 PM-3:00 PM A336

Summer 2

CRN Section Day Time Location
2796 OL3 Online


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)

Summer 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
2794 OL1 Online


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)

Summer 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
2787 OL1 Online
2788 OL2 Online

Summer 2

CRN Section Day Time Location
2803 OL3 Online


SS 231
Personality
3.0 credits
Online: In-state $657.00   Out-of-state $1,878.00
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
2784 OL1 Online

Summer 2

CRN Section Day Time Location
2801 OL2 Online


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)

Summer 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
2785 OL1 Online
2786 OL2 Online


SS 242
Microeconomics
3.0 credits
In-state $612.00   Out-of-state $1,833.00
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)

Summer 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
2772 OL1 Online
2773 OL2 Online
2774 OL3 Online
2771 35A MTW 9:10 AM-12:00 PM B734

Summer 2

CRN Section Day Time Location
2797 OL4 Online


SS 343
Labor Economics
3.0 credits
Online: In state $903.00 Out of state $2,643.00
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)

Summer 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
2775 OL1 Online


SS 354
Comparative Political Systems
3.0 credits
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)

Summer 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
2795 OL1 Online


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)

Summer 2

CRN Section Day Time Location
2798 OL1 Online


SS 374
Cross-Cultural Studies
3.0 credits
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)

Summer 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
2789 OL1 Online
2790 OL2 Online

Summer 2

CRN Section Day Time Location
2804 OL3 Online


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)

Summer 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
2791 OL1 Online


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 (ICTÍs) in everyday life. Students examine how digital ICTÍs have transformed social relations, social structures, identity formation processes, and cultural, political, and economic practices. (G4: Social Sciences)

Summer 2

CRN Section Day Time Location
2806 OL1 Online


SS 385
Social Psychology
3.0 credits
Online: In-state $903.00   Out-of-state $2,643.00
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 2

CRN Section Day Time Location
2802 OL1 Online


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)

Summer 2

CRN Section Day Time Location
2805 OL1 Online


SS 443
International Economics
3.0 credits
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)

Summer 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
2776 OL1 Online
2777 OL2 Online
2778 OL3 Online

 

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