2017-2018 Catalog 
  
    Apr 26, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog

Courses of Instruction



Key to Abbreviations

ACCT Accounting HHK Health & Human Kinetics
ACTV Activity HIST History
AMRS Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance Studies HONS Honors
ARAB Arabic INT Interdisciplinary
ART Fine Arts ITAL Italian
ASTR Astronomy JAPN Japanese
BIOL Biology JOUR
Journalism
BOMI Botany/Microbiology LAS Latin American Studies
BUS Business Administration MES Middle Eastern Studies
BWS Black World Studies MUS Music
CHEM Chemistry MUSP Music Performance
CHIN Chinese NEUR Neuroscience
CLAS Classics PG Politics and Government
CMLT Comparative Literature PHIL Philosophy
COMM Communications PHYS Physics
CS Computer Science PSYC Psychology
DANC Dance REL Religion
DATA Data Analytics RUSS Russian
ECON Economics SJ Social Justice
EDUC Education SOAN Sociology/Anthropology
ENG English SPAN Spanish
ENVS Environmental Studies SWAH Swahili
FREN French THEA Theatre
GEOG Geography UC University Courses
GEOL Geology URB Urban Studies
GERM German WGS Women’s/Gender Studies
GREE Greek-Classical ZOOL Zoology

To aid students in long-range planning, the letters F for fall semester and S for spring semester have been placed after selected course descriptions. All courses carry one unit of academic credit unless otherwise indicated.

Course Selection

Freshmen and sophomores should enroll in courses numbered 100 through 249, but may be permitted to take courses numbered above 250 with the relevant department’s permission. Juniors and seniors should enroll in courses numbered above 250, but may be permitted to take courses numbered below 250 if (a) it is necessary for the major; (b) it is a second (third, etc.) foreign language; (c) it is an elective in the area of science or mathematics where the student does not have the prerequisites for advanced course work; or (d) there is sufficient space in the class after the registration of freshmen and sophomores.

 

Sociology/Anthropology

   •  SOAN 110 - Introductory Sociology
   •  SOAN 111 - Cultural Anthropology
   •  SOAN 117 - Introduction to Social Problems
   •  SOAN 221 - Archaeology of North America
   •  SOAN 242 - Self and Society
   •  SOAN 279 - Methods of Social Research
   •  SOAN 291 - Perspectives on Africa
   •  SOAN 292 - Cultures of the Pacific
   •  SOAN 293 - East Asia Yesterday and Today
   •  SOAN 294 - Peoples & Cultures of the Middle East
   •  SOAN 295 - Native American Cultures of the Southwest
   •  SOAN 315 - Society and the Economy
   •  SOAN 347 - Health, Illness, Disability, Death and Dying
   •  SOAN 348 - Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective
   •  SOAN 349 - Gender in Contemporary Society
   •  SOAN 351 - The Family
   •  SOAN 352 - Urban Society
   •  SOAN 354 - Population Problems
   •  SOAN 356 - Crime and Deviance
   •  SOAN 357 - Race and Ethnicity
   •  SOAN 358 - Society, Politics, and Social Movements
   •  SOAN 359 - Social Inequality
   •  SOAN 360 - Cultural and Social Change
   •  SOAN 362 - Sociology of Knowledge
   •  SOAN 363 - Organizational Structure and Design
   •  SOAN 365 - Ethnographic and Documentary Film and Filmmaking
   •  SOAN 367 - Human Ecology
   •  SOAN 379 - Social Theory
   •  SOAN 490 - Independent Study
   •  SOAN 491 - Readings in Sociology and Anthropology
   •  SOAN 495 - Apprenticeship Program
   •  SOAN 499 - Seminar in Applied Sociology and Anthropology