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Agricultural And Food Systems (AFS)

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336 [SSCI] Agriculture, Environment, and Community 3 Course Prerequisite: Sophomore standing Sociological perspectives on major agrifood trends, alternative agrifood movements, and impacts on human communities and the natural environment.


American Indian Studies (AIS)

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331 [SSCI] Archaeology of the Americas 3 Cultures and environments of the Americas from the arrival of the earliest hunter-gatherers to the development of complex civilizations. (Crosslisted course offered as ANTH 331, AIS 331.)


Anthropology (ANTH)

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130 [SSCI] Great Discoveries in Archaeology 3 Impact of great archaeological discoveries and the work of archaeologists on our sense of the past.

135 [SSCI] Mythbusting in Archaeology 3 A critical exploration of pseudo-scientific claims and fantastical interpretations of archaeological sites and objects in popular media.

205 [SSCI] Health, Healing, and Medicine Across Cultures 3 Anthropological perspective on health, disease, and medical/curing systems; relationships between culture, biology, political-economic environments, disease, and curing examined. Recommended preparation: ANTH 101 or 203.

232 [SSCI] The Pyramids of Egypt: Why and How? 3 Archaeology of the social, political, economic, and technological developments that are indicated by the pyramids of ancient Egypt.

302 [SSCI] Childhood and Culture 3 Anthropological theory and methods applied to the study of infant, child, and adolescent development.

304 [SSCI] Cross-Cultural Perspectives of Mental Health and Illness 3 Cross-cultural mental health and illness; common U.S. mental illnesses and treatments in diverse cultures around the world; mental illnesses specific to particular cultures. Recommended preparation: PSYCH 105; ANTH 101 or 203.

305 [SSCI] Anthropology of Epidemic Disease and Bioterrorism 3 Cross-cultural understanding of how humans respond to epidemics, including high mortality diseases, diseases common in the developing world, and diseases that pose future threats.

309 [SSCI] Cultural Ecology 3 Major findings of ecological anthropology relating to problems of population, resources, and environment in small-scale cultures. Recommended preparation: Sophomore standing, ANTH 101 or 203.

331 [SSCI] Archaeology of the Americas 3 Cultures and environments of the Americas from the arrival of the earliest hunter-gatherers to the development of complex civilizations. (Crosslisted course offered as ANTH 331, AIS 331.)


Asia (ASIA)

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379 [SSCI] History of East Asian Economic Development Since 1945 3 The historical relationships between politics and economics in East Asian since 1945. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 379, ASIA 379). (Formerly HISTORY 479, ASIA 479.)

479 (Effective through Summer 2022) [SSCI] History of East Asian Economic Development Since 1945 3 The historical relationships between politics and economics in East Asian since 1945. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 479, ASIA 479).


Cross-Disciplinary Arts And Sciences (CAS)

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311 [SSCI] [M] Special Topics in Social Sciences: Cross-disciplinary Studies 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Research, writing, and exploration of topics in the social sciences from an interdisciplinary perspective.


Comparative Ethnic Studies (CES)

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131 (Effective through Summer 2022) [SSCI] Introduction to Black Studies 3 An introduction to general knowledge concerning African Americans in the US.

171 [SSCI] Introduction to Indigenous Studies 3 Introduction to indigenous studies; introductory course to contemporary indigenous cultures and politics.

244 [SSCI] Critical Globalizations 3 Critical examination of the historical trajectory and contemporary practices, institutions and policies that make up globalization.

254 [SSCI] Comparative Latino/a Cultures 3 Comparison of the contemporary and historical experiences of Latinos and Latinas in the United States, and their relations with other ethnic minority groups and the majority populations.

308 [SSCI] Cultural Politics of Sport 3 A critical examination of US sports through class, race, gender, sexuality, nationalism and criminality.

335 (Effective through Summer 2022) [SSCI] Black Freedom Struggle 3 Historic exploration of black resistance focusing on nationwide movement that developed following World War II. (Crosslisted course offered as CES 335, HISTORY 313).

335 [SSCI] Black Freedom Struggle 3 Historic exploration of black resistance focusing on nationwide movement that developed following World War II. (Crosslisted course offered as CES 335, HISTORY 360. HISTORY 360 formerly offered as HISTORY 313.)


Communication (COM)

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101 [SSCI] Media and Society 3 Mass media's influence in contemporary society.


Criminal Justice (CRM_J)

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101 [SSCI] Introduction to the Administration of Criminal Justice 3 Agencies and processes in the administration of criminal justice. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.


Economic Sciences (ECONS)

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101 [SSCI] Fundamentals of Microeconomics 3 Course Prerequisite: MATH 101, MATH 103 (or higher) or concurrent enrollment, MGTOP 215, STAT 205, STAT 212 or concurrent enrollment, or a minimum ALEKS score of 40%. Enrollment not allowed if credit earned for ECONS 198 with a C or higher and ECONS 102. Theory and policy of human responses to scarcity; how this affects business competition, international trade, industrial organization, investment, and income distribution.

102 [SSCI] Fundamentals of Macroeconomics 3 Course Prerequisite: MATH 101, MATH 103 (or higher) or concurrent enrollment, MGTOP 215, STAT 205, STAT 212 or concurrent enrollment, or a minimum ALEKS score of 40%. Enrollment not allowed if credit earned for ECONS 198 with a C or higher and ECONS 101. Theory and policy related to unemployment, inflation, foreign trade, government spending, taxation, and banking.


English (ENGLISH)

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256 [SSCI] Introduction to the Study of Language 3 Introduction to the ways in which sound, meaning, and structure of words and sentences in natural languages are described and analyzed by linguists.

457 [SSCI] Sociolinguistics 3 The study of language in social context, its relationship to social structures, and how it varies across race, gender, age, socioeconomic status, and geographic region.


Human Development (H_D)

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101 [SSCI] Human Development Across the Lifespan 3 Overview of lifespan development from a psychosocial ecological perspective; individuals, families, organizations, and communities and their interrelationships.

204 [SSCI] Family Interactions 3 Introduction to the study of family processes: family generational, emotional, boundary, rule, and ritualistic systems.

334 [SSCI] Principles of Community Development 3 Course Prerequisite: Sophomore standing Factors influencing how communities grow and decline and the ways in which social interventions influence these outcomes.


Hospitality Business Management (HBM)

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No letter-graded course offered by the Carson College of Business may be taken for a Pass, Fail (P, F) grade.


235 [SSCI] Travel, Society, and Business 3 Social, cultural, economic, and environmental practices and principles in global travel and tourism. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.


History (HISTORY)

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309 [SSCI] Place-based Digital History 3 Regional history drawn from environmental history methods and approaches combined with practical digital authoring, mapping, and other visualization tools, emphasizing both quantitative and qualitative data.

313 (Effective through Summer 2022) [SSCI] Black Freedom Struggle 3 Historic exploration of black resistance focusing on nationwide movement that developed following World War II. (Crosslisted course offered as CES 335, HISTORY 313).

360 [SSCI] Black Freedom Struggle 3 Historic exploration of black resistance focusing on nationwide movement that developed following World War II. (Crosslisted course offered as CES 335, HISTORY 360. HISTORY 360 formerly offered as HISTORY 313.)

379 [SSCI] History of East Asian Economic Development Since 1945 3 The historical relationships between politics and economics in East Asian since 1945. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 379, ASIA 379). (Formerly HISTORY 479, ASIA 479.)

479 (Effective through Summer 2022) [SSCI] History of East Asian Economic Development Since 1945 3 The historical relationships between politics and economics in East Asian since 1945. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 479, ASIA 479).


Nutrition And Exercise Physiology (NEP)

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200 [SSCI] Place and Health 3 Critical review of theories and methods to determine how the natural, built, and social environments shape individual and population-level health.


Political Science (POL_S)

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101 [SSCI] American National Government 3 Introduction to American politics exploring the constitution, political institutions and actors, the policy making process, and various public policies.

102 [SSCI] Introduction to Comparative Politics 3 Nature of the state; fundamental problems of government and politics; ideological and institutional comparison of democracies and dictatorships.

103 [SSCI] International Politics 3 Operation and interaction of national, international, and supranational communities; major world problems since 1945.


Psychology (PSYCH)

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105 [SSCI] Introductory Psychology 3 Survey of the basic terms, processes, principles, and theories related to the scientific study of human behavior.


Sociology (SOC)

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101 [SSCI] Introduction to Sociology 3 Introduction to the discipline of sociology: Concepts and methods used in the inquiry into the social world.

102 [SSCI] Social Problems 3 The structure of social institutions and cultural factors that constitute threats to society (crime, poverty, discrimination, drugs, family violence).

332 [SSCI] Sustainability and Society 3 The study of human-environment relationships and the connections between environmental, economic, and social systems. Recommended preparation: SOC 101.

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