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Interdisciplinary Emphasis

A course of study for students who plan on graduate work or employment in diverse cultural settings. Learn more about the Interdisciplinary Emphasis in the catalog.

Course Descriptions

A course of study for students who plan on graduate work or employment in diverse cultural settings.

Requirements: 29 credits 

POLS1050. Introduction to International Relations (3)
PSYC1550. Introduction to Psychology (3)

One course selected from: 

  • ENGL3420. Foreign Literature in Translation (3)
  • ENGL4270. Minority Voices in American Literature (3)
  • POLS3520. Theories of Politics (3)
  • POLS3610. Comparative Politics (3)

One course selected from:

  • HIST3250. History of American Culture (3)
  • HIST3330. US Foreign Policy (3)
  • HIST3390. Recent America (3)
  • HIST3440. History of Christianity in America (3)

One year of a modern foreign language (same language) (8)
(9) credits in cultural studies, psychology, or sociology numbered above 2999


Social Scientist/Sociologist Emphasis

A course of study in general sociology for students who plan on graduate work or social science research. Learn more about the Social Scientist/Sociologist Emphasis in the catalog.

Course Descriptions

A course of study in general sociology for students who plan on graduate work or social science research. 

Requirements: 31 credits

PSYC1550. Introduction to Psychology (3) 
PSYC2100. Lifespan Development (3) 
PSYC3640. Experimental Design and Statistical Analysis I (3) 
PSYC3640L. Experimental Design and Statistical Analysis Laboratory I (1) 
PSYC3650. Experimental Design and Statistical Analysis II (3) 
PSYC3650L. Experimental Design and Statistical Analysis Laboratory II (1) 

One year of a modern foreign language (same language) (8) 
(9) credits in cultural studies, psychology, or sociology numbered above 2999