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Social and Behavioral Sciences

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3 credit hours

One course and, where applicable, the related laboratory:
  • Africana Studies 1120
  • American Studies 1110, 1140
  • Anthropology 1115, 1140, 1155, 2175
  • Chicana and Chicano Studies 1110
  • Community and Regional Planning 181
  • Economics 2110, 2120
  • Engineering 200
  • Film and Digital Media Arts 1520
  • Geography 1165, 217
  • Linguistics 2110
  • Mechanical Engineering 217
  • Political Science 1120, 1140, 2110, 2120
  • Psychology 1110
  • Public Health 101, 102
  • Sociology 1110, 2315
  • University Honors 204

Whoever you are, no matter how lonely,
the world offers itself to your imagination,
calls to you like the wild geese, harsh and exciting
over and over announcing your place
in the family of things.

Mary Oliver, "Wild Geese"
  • Explore how diverse peoples, as individuals and in complex groups, operate.
  • Explain how social groups affect behavior and behaviors affect societies.
  • Design ways of studying humans, social systems, and diverse identities.
  • Identify when information about humans and societies is based on scientific research.

Courses

Course NumberNameDescription
AFST 1120 Race in the Digital Age
AMST 1110 Introduction to Environmental & Social Justice
AMST 1140 Introduction to Race, Class, & Ethnicity
ANTH 1115 Introduction to Anthropology
ANTH 1140 Cultures of the World
ANTH 1155 Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology
ANTH 2175 World Archaeology
CCST 1110 Intro to Comparative & Global Ethnic Studies
CRP 181 Introduction to Environmental Planning
ECON 2110 Macroeconomic Principles
ECON 2120 Microeconomic Principles
ENG 200 Technology in Society
FDMA 1520 Introduction to Film & Digital Media
GEOG 1165 People and Place
GEOG 217 Energy, Environment, & Society
LING 2110 Introduction to the Study of Language and Linguistics
ME 217 Energy, Environment, & Society
PH 101 Introduction to Population Health
PH 102 Global Health Challenges and Responses
POLS 1120 American National Government
POLS 1140 The Political World
POLS 2110 Comparative Politics
POLS 2120 International Relations
PSYC 1110 Introduction to Psychology
SOCI 1110 Introduction to Sociology
SOCI 2315 Dynamics of Difference, Power, and Discrimination
UHON 204 Seminar in the Individual & the Collective