Social Sciences Distance Courses

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Credits: 3

Principles of psychology including the study of growth, perception, learning, thinking, motivation, emotion, personality, and mental health.
Format(s) Available: Interactive Online (section 999), Self-Paced Open Learning(section 901), Self-Paced Full Term(section 902)
Cost: $1,155 (additional costs for books and fees)

Sample syllabus:self-paced opening learning, others are similar
Credits: 3

Lifespan is an integrative approach to psychological development which emphasizes the inter-dependency of physical, cognitive, emotional and social development. The interrelatedness of theory, research, and application are seen throughout the entire sequence of human development from conception to death.
Prerequisites: PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology or written permission of the teacher.
Format(s) Available: Self-Paced Open Learning(section 901), Self-Paced Full Term(section 902)
Cost: $1,155 (additional costs for books and fees)

Sample syllabus:self-paced opening learning, others are similar
Credits: 2

Provides an opportunity for the physical application of the theories, principles and concepts learned in BHSC 100.
Prerequisites: BHSC 100 or permission of Service Learning Coordinator. 20 hours of service is required for each credit registered for. Does not apply to a major or minor.
Format(s) Available: Self-Paced Open Learning(section 901), Self-Paced Full Term(section 902)
Cost: $770 (additional costs for books and fees)

Sample syllabus:self-paced opening learning, others are similar
Credits: 3

A study of the development of sociology as a social science, some concepts and ideas associated with the study of human behavior, and an overview of the principles, terms and concepts in the discipline.
Format(s) Available: Self-Paced Open Learning(section 901), Self-Paced Full Term(section 902)
Cost: $1,150 (additional costs for books and fees)

Sample syllabus:self-paced opening learning, others are similar
Credits: 3

Comparative study of human diversity and of ways of being human. The concept of culture and ethnography as the primary tool of cultural anthropological research. Salient features of tribal communities, state level policies and modern network society. Globalization and its social, economic and environmental consequences. Understanding “ourselves” and those we call “others.”
Format(s) Available: Self-Paced Open Learning(section 901), Self-Paced Full Term(section 902)
Cost: $1,150 (additional costs for books and fees)

Sample syllabus:self-paced opening learning, others are similar
Credits: 3

This course focuses on the dilemmas facing industrialized nations and developing nations in coping with severe global inequalities and poverty. It analyzes the popular strategies and explanations used by governments and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to deal with these challenges.
Format(s) Available: Self-Paced Open Learning(section 901), Self-Paced Full Term(section 902)
Cost: $1,150 (additional costs for books and fees)

Sample syllabus:self-paced opening learning, others are similar