General Education Requirements

Social Sciences

2 courses (from 2 different departments)
Minimum 6 credits
Each course must be a minimum of 3 hours

  1. One introductory-level social science course.
  2. One introductory-level social science course focused on a society other than the U.S.

(Note: At least one of these courses, or one of the introductory-level Arts and Humanities courses, must be focused on Africa, Asia, Latin America or the Middle East)

  • Art
    • ART 250 Visual Literacy Effective Fall 2012
  • Anthropology
    • ANT 101 Human Biocultural Evolution
    • ANT 102 The Study of Culture
    • ANT 120 Introduction to Language and Linguistics
    • ANT 121 Introduction to Language and Linguistics II Effective Fall 2014
    • ANT 250 Culture Change, Diet, and Disease Effective Spring 2018
    • ANT 260 Language, Culture and Society
  • Communication
    • COM 101 Principles of Communication
    • COM 211 Communicating in Personal Relationships
    • COM 226 Mass Media and Society
    • COM 227 Principles of Social Media Effective Fall 2015
    • COM 231 History of Television and Interactive Media
  • Criminology
    • CRM 250 Introduction to Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Economics
    • ECN 201 Principles of Macroeconomics
    • ECN 202 Principles of Microeconomics
    • ECN 230H H: Game Theory and the Social Sciences
  • Engineering Science
    • ESC 282 Engineering Economy
  • Health Education
    • HED 210 Personal Health Effective Spring 2009
  • Health Science
    • HSC 180 Introduction to Gerontology (Cross-listed with PSY 180)
  • Linguistics
    • LIN 120 Introduction to Language and Linguistics I
    • LIN 260 Language, Culture and Society
  • Political Science
    • PSC 111 American Government
    • PSC 221 Comparative Politics
    • PSC 231 International Politics
  • Psychology
    • PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology
    • PSY 101H H: Introduction to Psychology - Honors Effective Fall 2009
    • PSY 180 Introduction to Gerontology (Cross-listed with HSC 180)
    • PSY 220 Child Development
    • PSY 221 Adolescent Psychology
  • Social Work
    • SWK 200 Introduction to Social Work Effective Fall 2009
    • SWK 201 Contemporary Social Welfare Effective Fall 2009
  • Sociology
    • SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
    • SOC 203 Sociology of Poverty
    • SOC 260 Deviance in the United States
    • SOC 280H Science, Technology and Society
  • Speech and Hearing
    • SPH 229 Speech and Language Development
  • Urban Studies
    • UST 200 Introduction to Urban Studies
    • UST 240 Democracy and the City
    • UST 242 Introduction to Urban Real Estate and Public Finance Effective Spring 2009
    • UST 290 Urban Geography

SOcial Sciences Courses focused on Africa, Asia, Latin America or the Middle EasT
  • Anthropology
    • ANT 153 Introduction to African Cultures : Africa Effective Fall 2016
    • ANT 275 Ancient Mysteries : Africa, Latin America, Asia, Middle East
  • Communication
    • COM 201 Communication and Human Relationships in East Asian Societies : Asia Effective Fall 2012
    • COM 233 Bollywood & Beyond: South Asian Cinema and Social Change Effective Fall 2018
  • History
    • HIS 104 Modern World History: Africa, Latin America, Asia, Middle East Effective Fall 2014
  • Sociology
    • SOC 210 Developing Societies in a Changing World : Africa, Latin America, Asia, Middle East
    • SOC 222 World Population and Society : Africa, Latin America, Asia, Middle East Effective Fall 2017
  • Urban Studies
    • UST 206 Megacities of Asia : Asia Effective Fall 2010
    • UST 222 World Population and Society : Africa, Latin America, Asia, Middle East Effective Fall 2017

Previously Approved Social Sciences

  • Anthropology
    • ANT 227 Power, Authority and Society in Nonwestern Communities Effective Fall 2008 until Summer 2014
  • Social Work
    • SWK 255 Community Leadership Development Effective Fall 2011 until Summer 2014
  • Sociology
    • SOC 211 American Culture and Society Effective Fall 2008 until Summer 2012

SOCIAL SCIENCES Courses focused on Africa, Asia, Latin America or the Middle East
  • Anthropology
    • ANT 153 Introduction to African Culture : Africa Effective Fall 2008 until Fall 2014
  • History
    • HIS 227 Power, Authority, and Society in Nonwestern Communities : Africa, Latin America, Asia, Middle East (Cross-listed with PSC 227) Effective Fall 2008 until Summer 2014
  • Political Science
    • PSC 227 Power, Authority, and Society in Nonwestern Communities : Africa, Latin America, Asia, Middle East (Cross-listed with HIS 227) Effective Fall 2008 until Summer 2014