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Social Sciences

Summer 1 Session: May 26 - June 29
Summer 1 Evening: May 26 - July 20
Summer 2 Session: June 30 - July 27

 

Summer Courses

SS 131 General Psychology
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Online:
In-state $609 Out-of-state $1,734
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
8279 35A M T W 9:10 am-12:00 pm B928
9124 35B M T W 1:10 pm-4:00 pm A317
8527 OL1 ONLINE COURSE
8528 OL2 ONLINE COURSE
9071 OL3 ONLINE COURSE

Summer 2
CRN Section Day Time Location
8283 35C M T W R 9:00 am-12:45 pm A644


SS 141 Macroeconomics
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Online:
In-state $609 Out-of-state $1,734
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)
Summer 1
CRN Section Day Time Location
9125 35A M T W 9:10 am-12:00 pm A312
8713 35B M T W 1:10 pm-4:00 pm A341B
8951 35C M W 6:20 pm-9:10 pm A321B
8570 OL1 ONLINE COURSE
8624 OL2 ONLINE COURSE
8914 OL3 ONLINE COURSE


SS 151 Introduction to World Affairs
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Online:
In-state $609 Out-of-state $1,734
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
9126 35A M T W 9:10 am-12:00 pm A317
8488 OL1 ONLINE COURSE


SS 171 Introductory Sociology
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Online:
In-state $609 Out-of-state $1,734
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
8996 35B M T W 1:10 pm-4:00 pm A342
8630 OL1 ONLINE COURSE
8631 OL2 ONLINE COURSE

Summer 2
CRN Section Day Time Location
8284 35C M T W R 1:20 pm-5:05 pm B503


SS 231 Personality
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Online:
In-state $609 Out-of-state $1,734
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
9127 35A M T W 9:10 am-12:00 pm A321A
8633 OL1 ONLINE COURSE


SS 237 Industrial Psychology
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Online:
In-state $609 Out-of-state $1,734
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
9128 35A M T W 9:10 am-12:00 pm A324
9129 35B M T W 1:10 pm-4:00 pm A321A
8957 OL1 ONLINE COURSE
8958 OL2 ONLINE COURSE


SS 242 Microeconomics
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Online:
In-state $609 Out-of-state $1,734
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
9130 35A M T W 9:10 am-12:00 pm A325
9131 35B M T W 1:10 pm-4:00 pm A325
8960 35C T R 6:20 pm-9:10 pm A320
8632 OL1 ONLINE COURSE
8699 OL2 ONLINE COURSE
8787 OL3 ONLINE COURSE
9072 OL4 ONLINE COURSE

Summer 2
CRN Section Day Time Location
9132 35D M T W R 9:10 am-12:00 pm A317


SS 272 Sex Roles, Marriage, and Family in Transition
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
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)
Summer 1
CRN Section Day Time Location
9133 35A M T W 1:10 pm-4:00 pm B736


SS 354 Comparative Political Systems
3 credits
In-state $771 Out-of-state $2,226
Online:
In-state $816 Out-of-state $2,271
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
9134 85A M T W 9:10 am-12:00 pm B734
8811 OL1 ONLINE COURSE


SS 356 Asia in Motion: National, International, and Transnational Relations
3 credits
In-state $771 Out-of-state $2,226
Online:
In-state $816 Out-of-state $2,271
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 1
CRN Section Day Time Location
9135 85A M T W 9:10 am-12:00 pm B860
8629 OL1 ONLINE COURSE


SS 374 Cross-Cultural Studies
3 credits
In-state $771 Out-of-state $2,226
Online:
In-state $816 Out-of-state $2,271
Prerequisite: 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
9136 85A M T W 9:10 am-12:00 pm A341B
9137 85B M T W 1:10 pm-4:00 pm B819
8443 OL1 ONLINE COURSE
8558 OL2 ONLINE COURSE


SS 385 Social Psychology
3 credits
In-state $771 Out-of-state $2,226
Online:
In-state $816 Out-of-state $2,271
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 1
CRN Section Day Time Location
9138 85A M T W 9:10 am-12:00 pm A337
9139 OL1 ONLINE COURSE


SS 443 International Economics
3 credits
In-state $771 Out-of-state $2,226
Online:
In-state $816 Out-of-state $2,271
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
9140 85A M T W 9:10 am-12:00 pm A644
9141 85B M T W 1:10 pm-4:00 pm B860
9142 85C M W 6:20 pm-9:10 pm A312
8812 OL1 ONLINE COURSE
8893 OL2 ONLINE COURSE
9073 OL3 ONLINE COURSE
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