Students are responsible for tracking their degree progress and for completing their degree requirements. Using the following course forecast information students will plan ahead and work with their advisor to create and update academic plans.

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See the College of Liberal Arts Course Guide for CLA Core planning.

EOY = Every other year courses
All information is subject to change

Courses for Social Science PRE 2016-2021 catalog year

NOTE- for 2021-2022 catalog year major planning see the 2021-2022 Social Science Checklist for course planning.

2021-2022   *All information is subject to change*

Summer 2021

All information is subject to change

ANTH 210: Cultural Anthropology (3)
ANTH 466: Rural Anthropology (4)
COMM 385: Communication in Cyberspace (3)
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Fall 2021

All information is subject to change

SSCI Core Courses:
COMM 321 Comm Theory (3)
SSCI 211 Career Development (1)

Social Science Upper Div. Electives:
COMM 312: Advanced Public Speaking (3)
COMM 427: Cultural Codes in Comm (3)
PS 331: State and Local Politics (4)
PSY 360: Social Psychology (4) (psy 201 or 202 pre-req)
PSY 381: Abnormal Psychology (4) (psy 201 and 202 pre-req)
PSY 433: Psychopharmacology (4)
SOC 452: Sociology of Religion (4)

Option Courses:
BA 352 Managing Individ, Team Performance (4) [advisor clearance req]
COMM 218 Interpersonal Communication (3)
PS 201 Introduction to US Government and Politics (4)
PS 331 State and Local Politics (4)
SUS 350 Sustainable Communities (4)
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Winter 2022

All information is subject to change

SSCI Core Courses:
SSCI 301 Qualitative Research Methods for the Social Sciences (4)
SUS 420 Social Dimensions of Sustainability (3)

Social Science Upper Div. Electives:
ANTH 350: Language, Culture and Society (4) EOY
COMM 322 Small Group Comm (3) EOY
PSY 370 Personality (4) (psy 201 or 202 pre-req)

Option Courses:
COMM 325: Communicating Leadership (4) EOY
COMM 218 Interpersonal Comm (3)
PS 206 Introduction to Political Thought (4)
SUS 420 Social Dimensions of Sustainability (3)
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Spring 2022

All information is subject to change

SSCI Core Courses:
ANTH 352 Anthropology, Health and Environment (3)

Social Science Upper Div. Electives:
ANTH 315 Peoples of the World: Africa (3)
COMM 399: Special Topics
COMM 440: Theories Conflict Management (3)
PS 322: Constitutional Law (4)
PS 475 Environmental Law & Politics (4)
PSY 499 Psychology of Religion (4)
SOC 475 Rural Sociology (4)

Option Courses:
BA 352 Managing Individ, Team Performance (4) [advisor clearance req]
COMM 114 Argument and Critical Discourse (3)
GEO 309 Environmental Justice (3)
PS 475 Environmental Law & Politics (4)
SOC 475: Rural Sociology (4)