SOCIAL SCIENCE

ANTH&100 Survey of Anthropology 5 Search Schedule
Surveys past and present human biological, cultural and linguistic variation and evolution. Incorporates an overview of the anthropological subfields: Archaeology, Biological Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology and Linguistic Anthropology. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
ANTH&104 World Prehistory 5 Search Schedule
Surveys human prehistory, from the origin of humans through the emergence of early civilizations, providing a foundation for understanding modern human societies. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
ANTH&204 Archaeology 5 Search Schedule
Survey of the methods and theories of archaeology, explained through an examination of select past cultures and civilizations. This course was formerly known as ANTH 104, Introduction to Archaeology. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
ANTH&206 Cultural Anthropology: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
Surveys the diversity of human cultural systems and the forces and effects of globalization. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
ANTH&207 Linguistic Anthropology 5 Search Schedule
Focuses upon language as a distinctively human means of communication and social interaction. Explores the evolution and history of languages and dialect; applied linguistics; sociolinguistics; language and identity; and expressive forms cross-culturally. Examines the structure of language, including phonetics (sounds), morphology (word construction), syntax (word order), semantics (meaning), and pragmatics (actual usage). Introduces the ethnography of communication as a research methodology. This course was formerly known as ANTH 105, Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
ANTH&210 Indians of North America: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
Provides a general view of the variations in the life ways of the Native Americans up to the late 1800's when the last of the Native American nations lost their independence. Places native populations in a broad comparative context, investigating the variation between the societies of the major culture areas of North America and their interaction with the European and American societies with whom they came in contact. This course was formerly known as ANTH 210, Native American Cultures and Culture Context. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
ANTH&216 Northwest Coast Indians: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
Origins, development and a variation of Pacific Northwest cultures from the earliest migrations to contemporary times. Survey traditional native ways of life along coastal Washington, British Columbia, and Southeastern Alaska and their effects on current Northwest life styles. Explore the historical roots of contemporary regional issues concerning treaties and Indian rights. A previous anthropology class suggested. This course was formerly known as ANTH 220, Pacific Northwest Coast Peoples Past/Present. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
ANTH&227 Pacific Island Cultures: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
The course investigates the cultures and peoples of the Pacific Islands, with an emphasis on Polynesia. This course was formerly known as ANTH 240, Native Pacific Island Cultures. ENGL& 101 recommended. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
ANTH 270 Anthropology of Diverse Sexualities: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
Focuses on Western and non-Western expressions of homosexuality, bisexuality and transgender from an anthropological perspective. Includes the biological evidence related to sexual orientation and gender, expressions of sexualities in Western and non-Western societies, the relationship of myth, religion and language to diverse sexualities, non-heterosexual identity in different cultures, and the relevance of anthropology to the American societal debate on diverse sexualities. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 recommended.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE

BUS& 101 Introduction to Business 5 Search Schedule
Provides an overview of current concepts and structures of American business. A general look at the functions of business: forms of ownership, management, personnel, marketing, production, finance, and the economic picture. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE

CJ& 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 5 Search Schedule
Examines the agencies and processes involved in the administration of criminal justice in the U.S. by providing an overview of crime, the role of the police, prosecutors, the courts, corrections, probation and parole. Discusses the problems of trying to balance combating terrorism while maintaining the values of a democratic society are also discussed. Utilizes an interdisciplinary, social sciences-based study of the criminal justice system to provide a solid background for further studies in criminal justice. Informs students of the various employment positions within the criminal justice system. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
CJ& 105 Introduction to Corrections 5 Search Schedule
Introduces corrections as an interdisciplinary, social science based study of corrections in America, including the agencies and processes involved in the administration of corrections. Provides an overview of the historical perspectives, sentencing, alternatives to incarceration, types of correctional facilities, prison life subculture, correctional professionals and the various legal/social issues involved with corrections. Informs students of the various employment positions within the corrections system and provides a solid background for students to further their education at four-year institutions. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
CJ& 112 Criminology 5 Search Schedule
Examines social components of crime and deviance, including law-making, law-breaking, and societal reactions to crime. Includes discussion of causes and impacts of crime, classifications and theoretical interpretations of crime, and the criminal justice system. This course was formerly known as SOC 265. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 (formerly WRIT 101) recommended.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
CJ& 240 Introduction to Forensic Science 5 Search Schedule
A multidisciplinary approach covering the basic practices involved in forensic science, including crime scene concerns, physical evidence, proper evidence collection techniques, maintaining chain of custody, current scientific analysis of evidence and the presentation of conclusions in court. This course was formerly known as FORS 101. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE

ECED&105 Introduction to Early Childhood Education 5 Search Schedule
Introduces the foundations of early childhood education. Students will examine theories defining the field, issues and trends, best practices, and program models. Observes children, professionals, and programs in action. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE

ECON&201 Micro Economics 5 Search Schedule
Organization and operation of the American economy as it relates to individual/household and business sectors. Includes an analysis of demand and supply, elasticity and utility theory, competition and monopoly and labor. This course was formerly known as ECON 102, Microeconomics. Prerequisite: MATH 097 or placement test.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
ECON&202 Macro Economics 5 Search Schedule
Organization and operation of the American economy from an aggregate point of view, emphasizing the government and foreign sectors. Includes problems of inflation, unemployment, taxation, analysis of Gross Domestic Product, fiscal and monetary policy, money and banking, and international trade and finance. This course was formerly known as ECON 101, Macroeconomics. Prerequisite: MATH 097 or placement test.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE

EDUC&115 Child Development 5 Search Schedule
Build a functional understanding of the foundation of child development, prenatal to adolescence. Observe and document physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development of children, reflective of cross cultural and global perspectives. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
EDUC&205 Introduction to Education w/Field Experience 5 Search Schedule
An overview of education in America including history, purposes, philosophies, characteristics, social aspects, and current issues. Exploration of teaching as a profession in the K-12 system, including preparation for professional competencies and certification in Washington State. Includes 30 hours of supervised practicum in addition to 4 hours in the classroom per week. This course was formerly known as EDUC 101, Introduction to Education. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE

GEOG 120 Physical Geography 5 Search Schedule
Study of the physical areas and environment of the earth. Topics include land forms, oceans, the weather, climate, water cycle, vegetation, plate tectonics, gradation and soils. The class also covers how humans influence and are influenced by their environment. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE

HIST&116 Western Civilization I 5 Search Schedule
Covers the development of Western Civilization from Neolithic times to Western Europe of circa AD 1000. Sections include pre-riverine societies, the riverine civilizations of Mesopotamia and Egypt, the classical world of Greece and Rome, the triumph of Christianity, and the rise of medieval Europe. This course was formerly known as HIST 101. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
HIST&117 Western Civilization II 5 Search Schedule
A history of Western society that begins with the High Middle Ages, studies the processes that lead to the Renaissance, Reformation, and strong monarchs, and ends with the scientific and political revolutions of the late 18th century. This course was formerly known as HIST 102. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
HIST&118 Western Civilization III 5 Search Schedule
A history of Western society that begins with the Industrial Revolution, examines the era of nationalism and imperialism, covers the time of dictators and world wars, and ends with life in our time. This course was formerly known as HIST 103. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
HIST&146 US History I 5 Search Schedule
Covers discovery of the New World to 1848. Sections include colonial settlements in the North and South, the American Revolution, early formative years of the United States, the industrial revolution, slavery, and the beginnings of the reform movement. This course was formerly known as HIST 110. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
HIST&147 US History II 5 Search Schedule
Begins with the causes of the Civil War through to the Reconstruction period. Examines the settlement of the last frontier, looks at the causes and outcomes of the Industrial Revolution, presents the problems and some solutions to political corruption, examines the reform movements of Populism and Progressivism, examines the rise of American imperialism and ends with the close of the First World War. This course was formerly known as HIST 111. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
HIST&148 US History III 5 Search Schedule
Covers the political, social and cultural history of the United States from 1920 to the present. Sections include the turbulent years of the 1920s, the Great Depression of the 1930s, WW II, the Cold War struggles of Korea and Vietnam, and current US involvement in the Middle East. This course was formerly known as HIST 112. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
HIST 204 Introduction to Modern China and Japan 5 Search Schedule
A one-quarter survey course that includes a brief examination of the traditional civilizations of China and Japan, Western Civilization's impact on China and Japan, reasons why China and Japan responded so differently to the West, present day positions and difficulties of China and Japan. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
HIST&214 Pacific Northwest History 5 Search Schedule
Surveys the political, cultural, economic, and social development of the American Northwest with special emphasis on Washington State. This course was formerly known as HIST 125, History of the Pacific Northwest. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
HIST&215 Women in US History 5 Search Schedule
Women's roles in the history of our land from pre-colonial to the present. Emphasis will be placed on examination of the experiences of women of different races, ethnicity, classes and religions, and how major demographic, socio-economic and cultural changes framed their lives. This course was previously known as HIST 145, History of American Women. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
HIST 279 Introduction to the Modern Middle East 5 Search Schedule
An introduction to the history of the Middle East from 1914 to the present. Includes the creation of the modern political map of the region, the struggle against colonial domination, the creation of Israel and its implications, the spread of Islamic fundamentalism and the politics of the region in a post-Cold War era. Discusses the origins of U.S. involvement in Iraq and its consequences. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101 or concurrent enrollment.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE

IIS 125 Introduction to Latin American Studies 5 Search Schedule
Interdisciplinary introduction to Latin American Studies which may include geography, culture, religion, politics, economics, literature, art, and music, representative ethnic groups and contemporary events. Focus will vary according to the instructor and changing current issues and events. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 (formerly WRIT 101) or concurrent or instructor's permission.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, HUMANITIES, NURSING HUMANITIES, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-HUMANITIES
IIS 129 Introduction to Middle Eastern Studies:Diversity 5 Search Schedule
An interdisciplinary introduction to the Middle East. Explores the geography, religion, political economy, culture, and history of the contemporary Middle East and how those elements help shape contemporary problems. An analysis of the Israel-Palestine Question and the Iraq War. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, HUMANITIES, NURSING HUMANITIES, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-HUMANITIES
IIS 130 Introduction to East Asian Studies: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
Through an interdisciplinary approach this course will expand to the diverse ethnic and cultural world of East Asia. Topics of exploration include settlement and conflict, religious values and beliefs, colonization, economic power, political influence, and ethnic diversity. In an effort to understand major world events, both dominant and subordinate groups will receive equal consideration. The specific countries of our inquiry include China, Japan, the Korea's, Mongolia, and Taiwan. Specific countries and topics to be discussed will vary according to the expertise of the instructor and current events. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 (formerly WRIT 101) or concurrent enrollment.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, HUMANITIES, NURSING HUMANITIES, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-HUMANITIES
IIS 131 Intro South & Southeast Asian Studies: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
Explores the diverse ethnic and cultural world of South and Southeast Asia through an interdisciplinary approach. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 or concurrent enrollment.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, HUMANITIES, NURSING HUMANITIES, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-HUMANITIES
IIS 145 Introduction to African Studies 5 Search Schedule
Interdisciplinary study of sub-Saharan Africa from prehistory to the present. Emphasizes understanding of this complex and important region by exploring the major forces that shaped and continue to shape sub-Saharan Africa. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 098.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, HUMANITIES, NURSING HUMANITIES, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-HUMANITIES

NURS 115 Psychosocial Issues in Health Care I: Diversity 1 Search Schedule
First in a series of five courses that examines some determinants of health and illness including social, psychological, environmental, spiritual, and cultural dimensions across the lifespan and within the context of health care. Taught in an integrated format with NURS 111. This course is cross listed with PSYC 235. Prerequisite: Prerequisite: Successful admission to the Nursing Program and successful completion or current enrollment in NURS 111, 112, 113, 114, 115 and 116.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
NURS 125 Psychosocial Issues in Health Care II 1 Search Schedule
Second in a series of five courses which examines some determinants of health and illness including social, psychological, environmental, spiritual, and cultural dimensions across the lifespan and within the context of health care. Emphasizes utilizing psychosocial nursing and interpersonal therapeutics for assessment, intervention, health promotion with individuals/families/groups through an integrated format with theory NURS 121. This course is cross listed with PSYC 236. Prerequisite: Successful completion of 1st Quarter courses and successful completion or current enrollment in: NURS 121, 122, 123, 124 and 125.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
NURS 135 Psychosocial Issues in Health Care III 1 Search Schedule
Third in a series of five courses that examines some determinants of health and illness including social, psychological, environmental, spiritual, and cultural dimensions across the lifespan and within the context of health care. Examines psychosocial issues, human responses to illness and theories related to the development of mental health and illnesses. Utilizes the therapeutic communication process to assist individuals, families/groups with alterations in health through an integrated format with theory NURS 131. This course is cross listed with PSYC 237. Prerequisite: Successful completion of 2nd Quarter courses and successful completion or current enrollment in: NURS 131, 132, 133, 134 and 135.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
NURS 215 Psychosocial Issues in Health Care IV 1 Search Schedule
Fourth in a series of five courses that examines some determinants of health and illness including social, psychological, environmental, spiritual, and cultural dimensions across the lifespan and within the context of health care. Emphasizes utilization of psychosocial nursing and interpersonal therapeutics for assessment, intervention, health promotion with individuals/families/groups at risk for experiencing psychosocial disorders through an integrated format with theory NURS 211. This course is cross listed with PSYC 238. Prerequisite: Successful completion of 3rd Quarter courses and successful completion or current enrollment in NURS 211, 212, 213, 214, 215 and 216.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
NURS 225 Psychosocial Issues in Health Care V 1 Search Schedule
Last in a series of five courses that examines some determinants of health and illness including social, psychological, environmental, spiritual, and cultural dimensions across the lifespan and within the context of health care. Analyzes psychosocial disorders across the lifespan from an integrated perspective. Emphasis on psychosocial nursing and interpersonal therapeutics for assessment, intervention, health promotion with individuals/families/groups at risk for psychosocial disorders during emergent, traumatic or critical complex experiences through an integrated format with theory NURS 221. This course is cross listed with PSYC 239. Prerequisite: Successful completion of 4th Quarter courses and successful completion or current enrollment in NURS 221, 222, 223, 224 and 225.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE

POLS&101 Introduction to Political Science 5 Search Schedule
Examines the nature of political science and political systems. Introduces government systems, ideology, political institutions, political culture, comparative politics, and international relations. ENGL&101 recommended. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
POLS&202 American Government 5 Search Schedule
Examines the American Constitution, the evolution of the American system and the structure of the national government. Provides an overview of political culture, parties, elections, and interest group activities with special emphasis on current problems and issues. ENGL&101 recommended. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
POLS&203 International Relations 5 Search Schedule
A comprehensive introduction to international relations, examining the nature of states, the theory and practice of diplomacy, international law and organization, how states protect themselves, economic development and sanctions, human rights, environmentalism and a review of international and regional issues. This course was formerly known as POL 205. ENGL& 101 (formerly WRIT 101) recommended.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
POLS 209 Fundamentals of Social Science Research Methods 5 Search Schedule
Interdisciplinary course explores theories, techniques, and applications of quantitative and qualitative social science research methods. Topics include hypothesis testing, experimental design, research strategies and techniques, fundamentals of scientific writing, search and evaluation of research literature, and ethical issues in research. This course can only be taken once for credit and is cross-listed with ANTH 209, PSYC 209 and SOC 209. Strongly recommend one of the following: PSYC& 100 or SOC& 101 or SOC& 201 or POLS& 101 or ANTH& 206. Prerequisite: Eligible for MATH& 107.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE

PSYC&100 General Psychology 5 Search Schedule
Introduction to the scientific study of human behavior; biological and social bases of behavior; motivation, emotion, perception, thinking, learning and intelligence. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
PSYC 116 Psychology of Human Relations: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
An introduction to the study of human relations, self-concept and the internal influences on one's thoughts, feelings and behaviors. An examination of the external and sociocultural influences on our personal and professional relationships. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AAS, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AAS-HUMAN RELATIONS, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
PSYC&200 Lifespan Psychology 5 Search Schedule
Studies the development and changes in human behavior from conception to death with focus on the biological and social influences. This course was formerly known as PSYC 220 Developmental Psychology. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
PSYC 203 Human Sexuality 5 Search Schedule
A socio-psychological approach to the study of human sexuality and sexual behavior; physiological, psychological and sociological components of human sexuality and sexual behavior throughout life, from birth through old age; specific problem areas such as sexual dysfunction, sexually transmitted disease and sexual deviations or variances. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
PSYC 206 Social Psychology 5 Search Schedule
Influence of the social system on the development of the individual psychological and intellectual functions; including socialization of the individual, social determination of attitude and beliefs, and adjustment techniques as important determinants of personality traits. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
PSYC 209 Fundamentals of Social Science Research Methods 5 Search Schedule
Explores theories, techniques, and applications of quantitative and qualitative social science research methods. Topics include hypothesis testing, experimental design, research strategies and techniques, fundamentals of scientific writing, search and evaluation of research literature, and ethical issues in research. Strongly recommend PSYC& 100. Prerequisite: Eligible for MATH& 107.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
PSYC 210 Personality Theories 5 Search Schedule
Comparative survey of the major theories of personality development and the dynamics of personality, including causes of individual differences and changes in personality. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
PSYC&220 Abnormal Psychology 5 Search Schedule
An introduction to the study of abnormal behavior; maladjustment; behavioral problems with psychological or organic causes or origins; and types of therapy. This course was formerly known as PSYC 211. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
PSYC 235 Psychosocial Issues in Health Care I: Diversity 1 Search Schedule
Examines some determinants of health and illness including social, psychological, environmental, spiritual, and cultural dimensions across the lifespan and within the context of health care. First in a series of five courses; taught in an integrated format with NURS 111. This course is cross listed with NURS 115. Prerequisite: Admission to the Nursing Program.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
PSYC 236 Psychosocial Issues in Health Care II 1 Search Schedule
Examines some determinants of health and illness including social, psychological, environmental, spiritual, and cultural dimensions across the lifespan and within the context of health care. Emphasizes utilizing psychosocial nursing and interpersonal therapeutics for assessment, intervention, health promotion with individuals/families/groups through an integrated format with theory NURS 121. Second in a series of five courses; this course is cross listed with NURS 125. Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or better in NURS 111, 112, 113, and PHIL 235.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
PSYC 237 Psychosocial Issues in Health Care III 1 Search Schedule
Examines some determinants of health and illness including social, psychological, environmental, spiritual, and cultural dimensions across the lifespan and within the context of health care. Examines psychosocial issues, human responses to illness and theories related to the development of mental health and illnesses. Utilizes the therapeutic communication process to assist individuals, families/groups with alterations in health through an integrated format with theory NURS 131. Third in a series of five courses; this course is cross listed with NURS 135. Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or better in NURS 121, 122, 123, and PHIL 236.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
PSYC 238 Psychosocial Issues in Health Care IV 1 Search Schedule
Examines some determinants of health and illness including social, psychological, environmental, spiritual, and cultural dimensions across the lifespan and within the context of health care. Emphasizes utilization of psychosocial nursing and interpersonal therapeutics for assessment, intervention, health promotion with individuals/families/groups at risk for experiencing psychosocial disorders through an integrated format with theory NURS 211. Fourth in a series of five courses; this course is cross listed with NURS 215. Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or better in NURS 131, 132, 133, and HUM PHIL 237.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
PSYC 239 Psychosocial Issues in Health Care V 1 Search Schedule
Analyzes psychosocial disorders across the lifespan from an integrated perspective. Emphasis on psychosocial nursing and interpersonal therapeutics for assessment, intervention, health promotion with individuals/families/groups at risk for psychosocial disorders during emergent, traumatic or critical complex experiences through an integrated format with theory NURS 221. This course is cross listed with NURS 225. Prerequisite: Successful completion of 4th Quarter courses and successful completion or current enrollment in NURS 221, 222, 223, HUM 239 and PSYC 239.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
PSYC 265 Forensic Psychology 5 Search Schedule
Application of psychological theories to understanding the development, assessment and treatment of criminal behavior. PSYC& 100 (formerly PSYC 101) recommended. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
PSYC 270 Health Psychology 5 Search Schedule
An introduction to the study of the psychological perspectives on health and the integration of physical health with behavior and mental processes. The biopsychosocial approach used will integrate the understanding and application of biological, psychological, and social factors as they relate to one's health and overall well-being. Some topics covered include stress and wellness, the adoption of healthy behaviors, and the avoidance of maladaptive behaviors. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE

SOC& 101 Introduction to Sociology 5 Search Schedule
Focuses on sociological terms, theories and research, the study of humans in relation to their environment and culture, sociological analysis of collective behavior and social interaction. Other topics include gender, race and ethnicity, religion, deviance, socialization, social class, the economy, and the family. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
SOC 200 Introduction to Social Work 5 Search Schedule
Provides an introduction to the profession of social work and the social welfare system. Examines the roles of social workers - casework, family and group work, advocacy, public and social welfare administration, and community development. Other topics include counseling techniques, social policy, cultural diversity, and social justice. This course was formerly known as SOC 201. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
SOC& 201 Social Problems: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
Uses sociological perspectives to examine social issues and solutions, including racism, gender discrimination, economic inequality, and other contemporary public controversies. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
SOC 205 Sociology of Race and Ethnicity: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
Explores the concepts of race and ethnicity through a sociological lens. Examines race and ethnicity as an organizing principle of identity, interactions and social institutions with focus on social structures, inequalities, and power. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
SOC 209 Fundamentals of Social Science Research Methods 5 Search Schedule
Interdisciplinary course explores theories, techniques, and applications of quantitative and qualitative social science research methods. Topics include hypothesis testing, experimental design, research strategies and techniques, fundamentals of scientific writing, search and evaluation of research literature, and ethical issues in research. This course can only be taken once for credit and is cross-listed with ANTH 209, PSYC 209 and POLS 209. Strongly recommend one of the following: PSYC& 100 or SOC& 101 or SOC& 201 or POLS& 101 or ANTH& 206. Prerequisite: Eligible for MATH& 107.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
SOC 225 Sociology of the Family: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
A sociological approach to the social institution of the family including historical, multi-cultural and contemporary theoretical perspectives. Examines the micro (interpersonal) and macro (societal) approaches in studying the family. Topics include the social construction of the family, race/ethnicity, social class, gender, sexual orientation, families through the lifespan, social change and family policy. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
SOC 235 Sociology of Gender: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
Focuses on the social construction of gender and gender inequalities. Examines gender as an organizing principle of identity, interactions, and social institutions. Other topics include media, family, culture, relationships, health, and intersectionality with race and social class. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
SOC 245 Social Movements: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
An in-depth sociological examination of social movements. Includes a review of the literature on historical and current social movements and an examination of social movement theories. Students study a modern social movement by participating in a social movement organization of their choice. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
SOC 255 Global Sociology: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
Examines economic, political and cultural globalization from a sociological perspective. Examines social institutions and socialization from global and cross-cultural perspectives. Includes discussion of the causes and impacts of globalization. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
SOC 275 Diverse Sexualities and Culture: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
This course takes a multidisciplinary approach to studying diverse sexualities, specifically homosexuality and transgenderism. The course content will examine the anthropological, sociological and psychological approaches to diverse sexualities, particularly concerning their historical, causational, cross-cultural and institutional aspects. Additional topics include empirical data, the arts, social movements, religion and linguistics. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE
SOC 285 Food and Society: Diversity 5 Search Schedule
Focuses on a sociological and cultural understanding of food, and the social and cultural processes that shape how food is produced, consumed and distributed. Explores food as identity, entertainment, health, and social justice. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, SOCIAL SCIENCE, NURSING SOCIAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-SOCIAL SCIENCE