Social Studies (SST)

 

 

SST 1113 Introduction to Sociology

Three hours

Understanding sociological research and how to apply it to aid in developing a global perspective of today's world. Topics of emphasis include the individual and society, structures of power, and social institutions common to all cultures and societies. The sociology of the body-health and illness, sexuality, and aging-is also discussed. Meets the Social Science requirement of the Core Curriculum.

Offered online, upon sufficient request

 

SST 1133 Cultural Geography

Three hours

Use of cartographic media as a means of communication. Instruction in techniques of interpretation of such media. Meets state requirements for elementary and secondary teachers.  Meets the Global Studies requirement of the Core Curriculum.

Offered fall semester

SST 1143 World Regional Geography

Three hours

General survey of world regions including a study of geographic factors which underlie strengths of world powers. Meets state requirements for elementary and secondary teachers.  Meets the Global Studies requirement of the Core Curriculum.

Offered spring semester

 

SST 2123 Cultural Anthropology

Three hours

The study of culture, language, economics, kinship, marriage, gender, social control, social stratification, religion, art, and cultural change from an applied anthropological perspective using case studies.

Offered fall semester