SUNY Oneonta

Table of Contents

Undergraduate Catalog

SUNY Oneonta

Correspondence Directory

The College Calendar

The College and the Community

Admission to the College

Undergraduate Expenses

Financial Aid

Student Life

Academic Programs and Degrees

Academic Policies and Standards

Academic Advisement Center

Continuing Academic Planning

Declaration of Curriculum Majors

Curriculum Minors

Undergraduate Degree Requirements

General Education 3

General College Degree Requirements Chart

Degree Credit

Grading System

Grade Change Policy

Interim Progress Reports

Academic Progress

Superior Performance



Schedule Changes

Grade Reports

Applying for a Degree

Leave of Absence

Withdrawal from the College


Course Auditing

Seniors Taking Graduate Level Courses for Graduate Credit

Student Records

Special Academic Programs

Academic Departments, Programs, and Courses

Key to Course Descriptions

Course Numbering System

Courses Not Regularly Offered

Course Index

Africana and Latino Studies

Africana and Latino Studies Minor Requirements

Africana and Latino Studies Major Requirements

Social Justice Studies Minor Requirements

Urban Studies Minor Requirements

Africana and Latino Studies Courses

ALS 100 Black and Latino Experience

ALS 104 Introduction to African History

ALS 160 Urban Philosophical Dilemmas

ALS 194/294/394 Special Topics

ALS 202 Peoples and Cultures of Africa

ALS 203 People and Cultures of the Caribbean

ALS 205 LGBTQ U. S. Communities of Color

ALS 206 Latino Drama: Teatro Campesino

ALS 207 Black Drama

ALS 208 African-Americans and Latinos in Film and Television

ALS 211 Contemporary Black Social and Political Thought

ALS 212 Music of the Caribbean

ALS 215 History of the Modern Middle East and North Africa

ALS 219 Sexualities & Community in Africa since 1800

ALS 220 History of Crime and Prisons

ALS 242 Music Cultures of the World

ALS 249 History of U.S. in the Sixties

ALS 250 African American Literature

ALS 251 Cultures of Pan Africanism

ALS 252 Latinos: Cultures on the Move

ALS 255 Marked Bodies

ALS 257 Modern Black Literature

ALS 258 Latin American Political Theory

ALS 259 Citizenship, Democracy, and Identity

ALS 260 Philosophy of Protest

ALS 262 Topics in Racism

ALS 263 Slavery and Resistance

ALS 264 Jim Crow to Black Power

ALS 265 African Politics

ALS 269 Women of Color in the U.S.

ALS 270 Postcolonial Literature and Culture: Africa

ALS 271 Colonial Latin America

ALS 272 Modern Latin America

ALS 273 Race, Gender, Class and Culture

ALS 274 Gender and Power in Africa

ALS 275 South Africa: Race and Resistance Since 1800

ALS 276 History of Slavery

ALS 278 African Atlantic: Popular Culture

ALS 279 Hip-Hop Culture

ALS 283 International Political Economy

ALS 286 African-American Women Writers

ALS 288 Borderlands: Latinos and Latinas in the U.S.

ALS 290 Women, Race, and the Law: An Introduction

ALS 291 Gender, Race, and Sexuality in Popular Culture

ALS 292 The City in African History

ALS 293 Transforming Africa: SADC Simulation

ALS 295 Teaching Assistant

ALS 299 Independent Study in Africana-Latino Studies

ALS 320 Urban Ghana: Past & Present

ALS 351 Literature of the Harlem Renaissance

ALS 353 Sex & Race in Science & Technology

ALS 368 Political Development: Problems of Nation-Building

ALS 395 Senior Seminar in Africana-Latino Studies

ALS 397 Africana and Latino Studies Internship

ALS 398 Seminar in Women’s and Gender Studies


Anthropology Major Requirements

Anthropology Courses

ANTH 100 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

ANTH 105 World Cultures

ANTH 130 Introduction to Biological Anthropology

ANTH 140 Introduction to Archaeology

ANTH 145 Prehistoric World Cultures

ANTH 201 North American Indians

ANTH 202 Peoples and Cultures of Africa

ANTH 203 Peoples and Cultures of the Caribbean

ANTH 209 Mexican Immigration

ANTH 210 Anthropological Folklore

ANTH 211 Religion, Magic, and Myth

ANTH 212 Music of the Caribbean

ANTH 214 Psychological Anthropology

ANTH 215 Anthropology of North America

ANTH 217 Visual Anthropology

ANTH 219 Anthropology of Death

ANTH 220 Linguistic Anthropology

ANTH 221 Anthropology of Sexes and Genders

ANTH 227 Cultural Identities

ANTH 229 Critique of Civilization

ANTH 230 Primate Behavior

ANTH 232 Human Biology and Culture Change

ANTH 233 Race, Genetics, and Variation

ANTH 236 Medical Anthropology

ANTH 238 Anthropology of Reproduction

ANTH 239 History of Human Evolution

ANTH 243 Ethnohistory

ANTH 245 Native American Archaeology

ANTH 250 Anthropology of the Southwest

ANTH 251 The Aztecs and Their Ancestors

ANTH 252 The Incas and Their Ancestors

ANTH 253 Women and Gender in Prehistory

ANTH 254 Archaeology and Environmental Change

ANTH 294 Special Topics in Anthropology

ANTH 299 Independent Study in Anthropology

ANTH 312 Exhibiting Cultures in Museums

ANTH 325 Applied Anthropology

ANTH 330 Paleoanthropology

ANTH 331 Human Skeletal Anatomy

ANTH 332 Human Population Genetics

ANTH 333 Human Biological Variation

ANTH 336 Forensic Anthropology

ANTH 337 Advanced Skeletal Anatomy

ANTH 341 Zooarchaeology

ANTH 342 Understanding Stone Tools

ANTH 343 Archaeological Laboratory Methods

ANTH 345 Field School in Archaeology

ANTH 349 Cities and Architecture

ANTH 355 Field Methods in Cultural Anthropology

ANTH 390 Issues in Anthropology

ANTH 393 History of Anthropological Thought

ANTH 395 Teaching Assistantship in Anthropology

ANTH 396 Research Assistantship in Anthropology

ANTH 397 Internship in Anthropology


Art Major with a Concentration in Art History

Art Major with a Concentration in Design

Art Major with a Concentration in Drawing and Printmaking

Art Major with a Concentration in Painting

Art Major with a Concentration in Photography

Art Major with a Concentration in 3-D Studio

Art Major with a Concentration in New Media

Art Major with a Concentration in General Studio

Computer Art Major

Art Courses

Art History Courses

Studio Art Courses

Computer Art Courses


Biology Major Requirements

Ecology and Field Biology Track Requirements

Human Biology Track Requirements

Cell and Molecular Biology Track Requirements

Biology Courses

BIOL 100 Modern Biology

BIOL 111 Biological and Medical Terminology

BIOL 123 Introduction to Evolution

BIOL 180 Biology I: Cells to Organisms

BIOL 181 Biology II: Ecology and Evolution

BIOL 196 Directed Research I

BIOL 199 Independent Study in Biology

BIOL 201 Cell and Molecular Biology

BIOL 202 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology

BIOL 203 Elementary Microbiology

BIOL 205 Human Anatomy and Physiology I

BIOL 206 Human Anatomy and Physiology II

BIOL 207 Biology of Cancer

BIOL 208 Anatomy and Physiology of Human Health

BIOL 212 Genetics

BIOL 216 Evolution

BIOL 220 Economic Botany

BIOL 236 Vascular Plant Systematics

BIOL 238 Dendrology

BIOL 244 Entomology

BIOL 250 Natural History of Vertebrates

BIOL 259 Marine Biology

BIOL 265 Evolution of Biology

BIOL 269 Methods in Population Genetics

BIOL 271 Global Study in Conservation and Sustainability

BIOL 276 Human Physiology

BIOL 282 Ecology

BIOL 285 NY Stream Biota: Identification and Ecology

BIOL 294 Special Topics

BIOL 295 Teaching Assistantship

BIOL 296 Directed Research II

BIOL 299 Independent Study in Biology

BIOL 311 Human Genetics

BIOL 315 Lab Techniques in Biology

BIOL 320 Field Botany

BIOL 321 Tropical Biology Field Course

BIOL 322 Bryophyte Biology

BIOL 333 Ecology of Rocky Mountain Regions

BIOL 340 Molecular Biology

BIOL 342 Invertebrate Zoology

BIOL 344 Field Entomology

BIOL 346 Parasitology

BIOL 349 Endocrinology

BIOL 350 Immunology

BIOL 356 Animal Behavior

BIOL 362 Microbiology

BIOL 370 Animal Physiology

BIOL 375 Physiology of Plants

BIOL 378 Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates

BIOL 380 Cell Biology

BIOL 381 Plant Ecology

BIOL 384 Aquatic Invertebrate Ecology

BIOL 385 Limnology

BIOL 386 Seminar in Conservation Biology

BIOL 388 Stream Ecology

BIOL 393 Senior Seminar

BIOL 394 Special Topics

BIOL 395 Teaching Assistantship

BIOL 396 Directed Research III

BIOL 397 Internship in Biology

BIOL 398 Undergraduate Seminar

BIOL 399 Independent Study in Biology

Center for Academic Development and Enrichment Program

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Communication Arts

Communication Studies Major Requirements

Mass Communication Major Media Studies Track Requirements (B.A./B.S.)

Mass Communication Major Production Track Requirements (B.S.)

Advertising Minor Requirements

Business Communication Minor Requirements

Communication Studies Minor Requirements

Documentary Studies Minor Requirements

Film Minor Requirements

Journalism Minor Requirements

Mass Communication Minor Requirements

Public Relations Minor Requirements

Communication Arts

Communication Studies Courses

Mass Communication Courses

Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Geology Major Requirements

Meteorology Major Requirements

Water Resources Major Requirements

Earth Science Major Requirements

Earth Sciences Courses

ESCI 100 Introduction to the Earth

ESCI 105 Introduction to Soils

ESCI 200 Investigations in Earth and Planetary Science

ESCI 214 Principles of Soil Science

ESCI 215 Earth Materials

ESCI 257 Global Climate Change

ESCI 290 Waste Management

ESCI 294 Special Topics in Earth Science

ESCI 295 Teaching Assistantship in Earth Science

ESCI 299 Independent Study in Earth Science

ESCI 315 Laboratory Techniques in Earth Science

ESCI 323 Global Biogeochemistry

ESCI 394 Special Topics in Earth Science

ESCI 395 Teaching Assistantship in Earth Science

ESCI 396 Seminar in Environmental Earth Science

ESCI 397 Internship in Environmental Earth Sciences

ESCI 398 Senior Thesis in Earth Science

ESCI 399 Independent Study in Earth Science

Geology Courses

Meteorology Courses

Oceanography Courses

School of Economics and Business

Professional Accounting Major Requirements

Business Economics Major Requirements

Economics Major Requirements


Economics, Finance, and Accounting Courses

Accounting Courses

Economics Courses

Finance Courses

Law Courses

Management, Marketing, and Information Systems Courses


Elementary Education and Reading

Elementary Education and Reading Department Requirements – Childhood Education (Grades 1-6)

Elementary Education and Reading Department Requirements – Early Childhood/Childhood Education Dual Certificate (Birth - Grade 6)

Elementary Education and Reading Department Concentrations

Education Courses

Secondary Education and Educational Technology

Adolescence Education: Biology Major Requirements

Adolescence Education: Chemistry Major Requirements

Adolescence Education: Earth Science Major Requirements

Adolescence Education: English Major Requirements

Family & Consumer Sciences Education Major Requirements

Adolescence Education: French Major Requirements

Adolescence Education: Mathematics Major Requirements

Adolescence Education: Physics Major Requirements

Adolescence Education: Social Studies Major Requirements

Adolescence Education: Spanish Major Requirements

Post Baccalaureate Certificate Programs in Adolescence Education

Post Baccalaureate Certificate Requirements and Curriculum

Secondary Education and Educational Technology Courses

English Education Courses

Family and Consumer Science Education Courses

Foreign Language Education Courses

Mathematics Education Courses

Science Education Courses

General Science Courses

Social Studies Education Courses

Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education


English Major Requirements

English Courses

Composition Courses

American Literature Courses

English Literature Courses

Linguistics Courses

Literature Courses

World Literature Courses

Environmental Sciences

Foreign Languages & Literatures

French Major Requirements

Spanish Major Requirements

Foreign Language Courses

Self-Instructional Language Program

American Sign Language Courses

Ancient Greek Courses

Arabic Courses

English as a Second Language Courses

French Courses

German Courses

Italian Courses

Japanese Courses

Latin Courses

Russian Course

Spanish Courses

Foreign Language General Courses


Geography Major Requirements

Geography Courses

GEOG 100 Introductory Geography

GEOG 101 World Regional Geography

GEOG 103 Introduction to Environmental & Sustainable Studies

GEOG 145 Remote Sensing: Principles and Applications

GEOG 194 Special Topics in Geography

GEOG 201 Physical Geography of the Global Environment

GEOG 202 Regional Climatology

GEOG 206 Environmental Issues

GEOG 210 Economic Geography and Sustainability

GEOG 217 Tourism: Geography and Planning

GEOG 220 Political Geography

GEOG 225 Population Geography and the Environment

GEOG 227 Sustainable Urban Planning

GEOG 230 Geography of Culture and Environment

GEOG 231 Religion, Spirit, and Environment

GEOG 232 Coastal Zone Management

GEOG 233 Geography of Urban Environments

GEOG 234 Global Perspectives in Gender and Nature

GEOG 236 Environmental Planning

GEOG 237 Environmental Impact Analysis

GEOG 238 Sustainable Development in Developing Countries

GEOG 240 Cartographic Principles

GEOG 241 Geographic Information Systems: Principles and Methods

GEOG 243 Geographic Information Systems: ArcGIS

GEOG 244 Environmental Applications of GIS

GEOG 245 Remote Sensing: Aerial Photo Interpretation

GEOG 246 Airborne Remote Sensing Systems

GEOG 248 Remote Sensing of Environments

GEOG 250 Historical Geography of the United States

GEOG 251 Food, Society and the Environment

GEOG 260 Geography of the United States and Canada

GEOG 262 Geography of New York State and the Northeast

GEOG 266 Geography of Latin America

GEOG 268 United States Environmental History

GEOG 270 Geography of Europe

GEOG 274 Geography of Asia

GEOG 277 Geography of Southeast Asia

GEOG 279 Geography of China, Japan, and Korea

GEOG 294 Special Topics in Geography

GEOG 299 Independent Study in Geography

GEOG 303 Soil Genesis, Terrain Analysis, and Sustainable Practices

GEOG 304 Biogeography of a Diverse Planet

GEOG 305 Geography and Planning of Water Resources

GEOG 313 Transportation Planning for Smart Growth

GEOG 341 Geographic Information Systems: Advanced Methods

GEOG 348 Regional and Land Use Planning

GEOG 349 Cities and Architecture

GEOG 385 Water and the Environment of Guatemala

GEOG 394 Special Topics in Geography

GEOG 395 Teaching Assistantship in Geography

GEOG 397 Geography Internship

GEOG 398 Seminar in Geography

GEOG 399 Independent Study in Geography

Health and Fitness

Athletic Coaching Minor Requirements

Outdoor Leadership Minor Requirements

Sports Management Minor Requirements

N.Y.S. Coaching Certification Requirements

Health and Fitness Courses

PHED 100 Personal Health

PHED 101 Introduction to Health and Fitness Science

PHED 102 Introduction to Sport Management

PHED 106 Health Through Physical Activity

PHED 109 Introduction to Outdoor Programming

PHED 111 Beginning Swimming

PHED 118 Scuba Diving

PHED 120 Basic Canoeing

PHED 121 River Canoeing

PHED 124 Camping Skills and Techniques

PHED 125 Hiking/Backpacking

PHED 126 CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer

PHED 127 Kayak Touring

PHED 128 Introduction to Kayaking

PHED 129 Whitewater Kayaking

PHED 143 Beginning Badminton

PHED 144 Beginning Volleyball

PHED 145 Beginning Racquetball

PHED 149 Beginning Basketball

PHED 150 Self Defense for Women

PHED 153 Beginning Karate

PHED 157 Healthy Ways to Weight Loss for Women

PHED 159 Body Conditioning

PHED 168 Beginning Tennis

PHED 170 Beginning Skiing/Snowboarding

PHED 172 X-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing

PHED 175 Camp Cooking and Nutrition

PHED 176 Wilderness Navigation

PHED 177 Basic Weight Training

PHED 186 Beginning Mountain Biking

PHED 190 Introduction to Winter Recreation Activities

PHED 192 Rock Climbing

PHED 194 Special Topics in Physical Education

PHED 202 Current Health Problems and Issues

PHED 203 Current Adolescent Health Issues

PHED 204 Stress Management

PHED 205 The Media and College Sports

PHED 207 Theory and Techniques of Coaching-Soccer, Volleyball, Softball, Tennis, Baseball, Basketball, Swimming, Wrestling, Lacrosse, Track & Field, Cross Country, Field Hockey

PHED 209 Cultural Competency in Health and Fitness

PHED 210 Emergency Care and Prevention

PHED 214 Sport Promotion and Sales

PHED 215 Water Safety Swimming Instructor

PHED 216 American Red Cross Lifeguarding

PHED 218 Open Water Diver Certification

PHED 223 Trail Design and Construction

PHED 225 Winter Camping

PHED 226 Canoe Camping

PHED 227 Long Distance Backpacking

PHED 229 Yoga Exercises for Fitness and Health

PHED 241 Physiology of Exercise

PHED 243 Motor Learning & Development

PHED 245 Sport Facility Management

PHED 246 Event Management in Sport

PHED 247 Sport Psychology

PHED 248 Exercise Psychology

PHED 250 Sport Marketing and Promotion

PHED 254 Intermediate Karate

PHED 255 Kinesiology

PHED 273 Advanced Skiing/Snowboarding

PHED 274 Leave No Trace Trainer

PHED 275 Facilitating Challenge Experiences

PHED 280 Women in Sports

PHED 287 Intermediate Tennis

PHED 289 Introduction to Sport Medicine

PHED 294 Special Topics in Physical Education

PHED 295 Teaching Assistantship in Physical Education

PHED 299 Independent Study

PHED 300 Theoretical Principles of Strength and Conditioning

PHED 303 Sport and American Society

PHED 305 Biomechanics

PHED 306 Philosophy, Principles and Organization of Athletics in Education

PHED 310 Physiological Responses to Stress

PHED 321 Health Science Applied to Coaching

PHED 322 Exercise Testing and Prescription

PHED 323 Health Promotion

PHED 330 Principles & Components of Fitness

PHED 335 Principles of Personal Training

PHED 336 Personal Training II

PHED 340 Outdoor Leadership Practicum

PHED 351 Care and Prevention of Orthopedic Injuries I

PHED 352 Care and Prevention of Orthopedic Injuries II

PHED 355 Cardiac Rehab & Exercise

PHED 375 Legal Issues in Sport

PHED 390 Health & Fitness Evaluation and Research

PHED 393 Health & Fitness Skills: Application and Assessment

PHED 394 Special Topics in Physical Education

PHED 397 Physical Education Internship

PHED 398 Seminar in Health & Fitness

PHED 399 Independent Study in Physical Education


History Major Requirements

History Minor Requirements

History Courses

General History Courses

American History Courses

AHIS 200 Gods & Devils of the Atlantic World

AHIS 205 LGBTQ U. S. Communities of Color

AHIS 208 The City in American Culture

AHIS 217 The Second World War

AHIS 220 History of Crime and Prisons

AHIS 233 History of the Cold War, 1917-1991

AHIS 240 American Colonial History

AHIS 241 The American Revolution

AHIS 242 Age of Jefferson

AHIS 243 The Age of Jackson—1824-1848

AHIS 244 The Civil War and Reconstruction

AHIS 245 Emergence of Modern US

AHIS 246 Progressivism

AHIS 247 The Jazz Age and New Deal

AHIS 248 The United States Since World War II

AHIS 249 History of the U.S. in the Sixties

AHIS 250 A History of the American West

AHIS 254 Social and Intellectual History of the U.S. I

AHIS 255 Social and Intellectual History of the U.S. II

AHIS 256 U. S. Foreign Relations since 1914

AHIS 258 Athletics, Society, and History

AHIS 259 Slave Rebellions in NYC

AHIS 260 Economic History of the U.S. from Colonial Times to 1865

AHIS 261 Economic History of the U.S. Since 1865

AHIS 263 Slavery and Resistance

AHIS 264 Jim Crow to Black Power

AHIS 266 History of New York State

AHIS 267 U.S. Foreign Relations to 1914

AHIS 268 History of Women and Women’s Movements in the U.S.

AHIS 273 History of Canada

AHIS 277 The Seventies

AHIS 282 The Indian in American History

AHIS 283 History of the City of New York

AHIS 284 Immigrant Experience

AHIS 285 History of the American Family

AHIS 288 Borderlands: Latino/Latinas in US

AHIS 294 Special Topics in American History

AHIS 305 Crime in the Urban Atlantic

AHIS 394 Special Topics in American History

AHIS 396 Research Assistant: New York History: A Quarterly Journal

European History Courses

World History Courses

Human Ecology

General Human Ecology Major Requirements

Child and Family Studies Major Requirements*

Major Requirements for Fashion and Textiles*

Dietetics Major Requirements

Foods Service and Restaurant Administration Major Requirements

Human Ecology Courses

HUEC 200 Programs and Issues in Human Ecology

HUEC 210 Retail Management

HUEC 211 Service Industry Supervision

HUEC 215 Demonstration and Practical Skills for Human Ecologists

HUEC 294 Special Topics in Human Ecology

HUEC 297 Internship in Human Ecology:

HUEC 299 Independent Study in Human Ecology

HUEC 394 Special Topics in Human Ecology

HUEC 395 Teaching Assistantship:

HUEC 397 Internship in Human Ecology:

HUEC 399 Independent Study in Human Ecology

Consumer Studies Courses

Food Courses

Nutrition Courses

Fashion Courses

Family Courses

Child Courses

Interdisciplinary Studies Program

International Studies

Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

Computer Science Major Requirements

Mathematics Major Requirements

Statistics Major Requirements

Mathematics Courses

Statistics Courses

Computer Science Courses


Music Major Requirements

Music Performance Minor Requirements

Jazz Studies Minor Requirements

Music Theory Minor Requirements

Music Industry Major Requirements

Audio Production Minor Requirements

Music Literature Minor Requirements

Music History and Literature Courses

Music Theory Courses

Applied Music and Performance Courses

Individual Studies in Music Courses

Music Industry Courses


Philosophy Major Requirements

Philosophy Minor Requirements

Philosophy Courses

PHIL 101 Introduction to Philosophy

PHIL 102 Ethics

PHIL 103 Critical Thinking

PHIL 104 Philosophical Ideas in Imaginative Literature

PHIL 105 Business Ethics

PHIL 107 Philosophies of Art

PHIL 115 Survey of World Religions

PHIL 160 Urban Philosophical Dilemmas

PHIL 194 Special Topics in Philosophy

PHIL 201 Theories of Knowledge

PHIL 202 Metaphysics

PHIL 204 The Literature and Philosophy of Alienation

PHIL 205 Philosophy and Psychology of Yoga

PHIL 206 Philosophy of Life and Death

PHIL 210 Symbolic Logic

PHIL 211 Philosophy of Science

PHIL 212 Social and Political Philosophy

PHIL 213 Philosophy of History and Culture

PHIL 214 Philosophy of Religion

PHIL 220 History of Philosophy I: Ancient Philosophical Thought

PHIL 221 History of Philosophy II: Modern Philosophical Thought

PHIL 223 Anarchism, Statism, Tradition and Revolution in the 19th Century

PHIL 230 Environmental Ethics

PHIL 231 Media Ethics

PHIL 232 Philosophy of Law

PHIL 235 Existentialism

PHIL 240 American Philosophy

PHIL 245 Feminist Philosophy

PHIL 250 Hinduism, Buddhism, and Taoism

PHIL 251 Mysticism and Meditation in India and Chinese Tradition

PHIL 258 Latin American Political Theory

PHIL 259 Citizenship, Democracy, and Identity

PHIL 260 Philosophy of Protest

PHIL 294 Special Topics in Philosophy

PHIL 299 Independent Study in Philosophy

PHIL 350 Contemporary Critical Theory

PHIL 380 Philosophy Conference

PHIL 390 Senior Thesis

PHIL 395 Teaching Assistantship

PHIL 397 Internship in Applied Philosophy

PHIL 399 Independent Study in Philosophy

Physics and Astronomy

Physics Major Option A Requirements

Physics Major Option B Requirements

Physics and Astronomy Courses

Astronomy Courses

Engineering Courses

Physics Courses

Political Science

Political Science Major Requirements

International Development Studies Major Requirements

Political Science Minor Requirements

Special Programs: Internships

Political Science Introductory Courses

Political Theory Courses

American Politics Courses

Comparative Politics Courses

International Relations Courses

Other 200-level Courses

Capstone Courses and Experiences

Professional Studies Program


Psychology Major Requirements

Psychology Courses

PSYC 100 Introductory Psychology

PSYC 202 Careers in Psychology

PSYC 204 Industrial/Organizational Psychology

PSYC 221 Research Methods in Psychology I

PSYC 222 Research Methods in Psychology II

PSYC 230 Primate Behavior

PSYC 231 Cognitive Psychology

PSYC 232 Sensation and Perception

PSYC 233 Psychology of Memory

PSYC 235 Abnormal and Traumatic Memory

PSYC 237 Foundations in Behavioral Neuroscience

PSYC 238 Evolution and Behavior

PSYC 240 Principles and Processes of Child Development

PSYC 243 Psychology of Women

PSYC 245 Psychology of Adulthood and Aging

PSYC 246 Lifespan Development

PSYC 247 Sport Psychology

PSYC 252 Health Psychology

PSYC 254 Disaster Psychology

PSYC 255 Psychology of Family Violence

PSYC 257 Psychology of Human Sexuality

PSYC 260 Introduction to Social Psychology

PSYC 264 Topics in Social Psychology: Belief and Commitment in Groups

PSYC 265 Cultural Psychology

PSYC 267 Psychological Perspectives on Advertising

PSYC 270 Personality Theory

PSYC 272 Psychology of Sleep and Dreams

PSYC 274 Introduction to Abnormal Psychology

PSYC 278 Prisons & Prisoners in American Society

PSYC 279 Psychology of Drug Use and Abuse

PSYC 280 Positive Psychology

PSYC 294 Special Topics—Psychology

PSYC 295 Teaching Assistantship in Psychology

PSYC 297 Internship in Psychology

PSYC 299 Independent Study in Psychology

PSYC 322 Advanced Research in Psychology

PSYC 324 Advanced Topics in Neuroscience

PSYC 326 Comparative Psychology

PSYC 335 Behavior Modification

PSYC 339 Field Course Primate Behavior

PSYC 360 Advanced Topics in Social Psychology

PSYC 365 Applied Social Psychology

PSYC 373 Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy

PSYC 374 Abnormal Psychology

PSYC 394 Special Topics in Psychology

PSYC 398 Senior Seminar

PSYC 399 Independent Study in Psychology

INTD 214 Aggression in Human and Animals

Religious Studies Program


Sociology - Liberal Arts Major Requirements

Sociology - Human Services Preprofessional Major Requirements

Criminal Justice Major Requirements

Gerontology Studies Major Requirements

Community and Environment Minor Requirements

Criminal Justice Minor Requirements

Gerontology Studies Minor Requirements

Sociology Minor Requirements

Sociology Courses

SOCL 100 Introduction to Sociology

SOCL 110 Social Problems

SOCL 175 Introduction to Criminal Justice

SOCL 209 Social Research Methods

SOCL 210 Survey of Social Work in Theory and Practice

SOCL 216 Sociology of Popular Culture

SOCL 218 Sociology of Food and Eating

SOCL 229 Islamic Faith and Society

SOCL 231 Comparative Aging: A Global Perspective

SOCL 233 Aging, Generations and Society

SOCL 234 Families and Aging

SOCL 235 Theories in Family Studies

SOCL 236 Sociology of Sexuality

SOCL 237 Sociology of Women

SOCL 238 Violence in Relationships

SOCL 240 Urban Sociology

SOCL 241 The Community

SOCL 242 Rural Sociology

SOCL 243 Age of Globalization

SOCL 244 Environmental Sociology

SOCL 245 Political Sociology

SOCL 246 The Sociology of Law

SOCL 247 Ideas and Ideologies

SOCL 248 Global Migration

SOCL 249 Animals and Society

SOCL 250 Social Change

SOCL 251 Food, Society and the Environment

SOCL 256 Sociology of Aging and Health

SOCL 257 Sociology of Health and Illness

SOCL 258 Drugs and Society

SOCL 260 Social Class

SOCL 261 Sociology of Ethnic Relations

SOCL 262 Organizations

SOCL 267 Gender and Crime

SOCL 269 Integrity and Public Service

SOCL 270 Criminology

SOCL 272 Deviant Behavior

SOCL 273 Juvenile Delinquency

SOCL 274 Corrections

SOCL 276 Interrogation in Multicultural Perspective

SOCL 277 Police and Society

SOCL 278 Prisons and Prisoners in American Society

SOCL 279 Race, Crime and Justice

SOCL 280 Society and the Individual

SOCL 282 Social Movements

SOCL 284 Sociology of Religion

SOCL 285 The Mentally Ill Offender

SOCL 293 Transforming Africa: SADC Simulation

SOCL 294 Selected Topics in Sociology

SOCL 295 Teaching Assistantship in Sociology

SOCL 296 Research Assistantship in Sociology

SOCL 299 Independent Study in Sociology

SOCL 300 Forensic Mental Health

SOCL 304 The Sexual Offender

SOCL 305 Comparative Criminal Justice

SOCL 306 Terrorism, Risk and Society

SOCL 307 Cults, Utopias, and Criminals

SOCL 308 Communities, Networks & Crime

SOCL 309 Advanced Research Methods

SOCL 313 Perspectives and Theories in Sociology

SOCL 314 Criminological Theory

SOCL 336 Sociology of Death and Dying

SOCL 344 Demography

SOCL 345 Disaster, Risk, and Society

SOCL 349 Cities and Architecture

SOCL 367 Sociology of Emotions

SOCL 390 Senior Seminar in Sociology

SOCL 392 Social Policy and Life Course Studies

SOCL 393 Seminar in Gerontology Studies

SOCL 394 Selected Topics in Sociology

SOCL 397 Field Experiences in Sociology

SOCL 399 Independent Study in Sociology


Theater Major Requirements

Theater Minor Requirements

Dance Minor Requirements

Theatre Courses

Dance Courses

Women’s and Gender Studies

Women’s and Gender Studies Minor Requirements

Women's and Gender Studies Courses

WMST 130 Gender, Power and Difference

WMST 150 Self Defense for Women

WMST 205 LGBTQ U. S. Communities of Color

WMST 206 Medieval Sexuality

WMST 210 Women’s Health

WMST 212 Women of Resistance

WMST 214 Witches, Harlots, Wild Women

WMST 215 Gender Politics

WMST 234 Global Perspectives in Gender and Nature

WMST 238 Women in Western History

WMST 240 Boys to Men: European Masculinities

WMST 241 Gender Communication

WMST 243 Psychology of Women

WMST 253 Women and Gender in Prehistory

WMST 255 Marked Bodies

WMST 257 Psychology of Human Sexuality

WMST 267 Gender and Crime

WMST 268 History of Women and Women’s Movements in the U.S.

WMST 269 Women of Color in the U.S.

WMST 274 Gender and Power in Africa

WMST 275 Feminist Theories

WMST 279 Gender, Travel, Empire

WMST 280 Women in Sports

WMST 287 From Romance to Gothic

WMST 290 Women, Race, and the Law: An Introduction

WMST 291 Gender, Race, and Sexuality in Popular Culture

WMST 294 Special Topics in Women’s and Gender Studies

WMST 295 Women’s Studies Teaching Assistantship

WMST 299 Independent Study in Women’s and Gender Studies

WMST 308 Queer Literature

WMST 353 Sex & Race in Science & Technology

WMST 394 Special Topics in Women’s and Gender Studies

WMST 397 Women’s and Gender Studies Internship

WMST 398 Seminar in Women’s and Gender Studies

WMST 399 Independent Study in Women’s and Gender Studies

ALIT 286 African American Women Writers

ANTH 221 Anthropology of Sexes and Genders

ARTH 220 Images of Women in Western Art

COMM 241 Gender Communication

ELIT 275 Jane Austen

LITR 283 Women’s Literature

LITR 285 Autobiography, Gender and Culture

LITR 286 Gender and Geography: Women’s Environmental Writing

SOCL 237 Sociology of Women

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