Department of Social Sciences and History
May 29-July 6
June 11-July 20
July 9-August 17
Summer I (May 29-July 6)
HIST 2364 HISTORY OF CONSUMER SOCIETY
Examines the advent of mass-consumer society in the United States after the Civil War. Topics include: fashion, novelty, production techniques, morals, business organization, advertising and consumer credit.
T, TH 9:00-12:30 Evans
ECON 1111 BEGINNERS ECONOMICS
Introductory survey of economic philosophers, philosophies and the central questions of modern economics. The course offers a basic working vocabulary in economics and relies on a minimal amount of mathematical expression for students with no previous exposure to the field. Amoung the central concepts breached are: markets and regulation, trade and tariff, fiscal and monetary policy, distribution and redistribution.
T, TH 6:00-9:30 Jonnard CANCELLED
POLS 1201 AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
Structure and function of American national government; roles of interest groups and political parties, voting behavior, power of president, congress, bureaucracy and federal judiciary.
M,W 6:00-9:30 pm Schiemann
SOCI 3310 JUVENILE DELINQUECY
This course explores the juvenile justice system in the US, including the role of the courts, police, and corrections. Current empirical evidence regarding trends in juvenile delinquency is provided, along with an examination of theoretical explanatory models. Juvenile delinquency is understood within the larger social contexts including the family, school and peer groups. The relationship between juvenile delinquency and the use of drugs and violence is discussed.
M,W 6:00-9:30 Weyer
Summer II (June 11-July 20)
POLS 3302 THE AMERICAN PRESIDENCY
Roles and functions of president, Cabinet, executive agencies; relations with Congress.
SOCI 1201 INTODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
A systematic introduction to the basic sociological concepts, culture, norms, status, role groups, character, structure, associations, institutions, community and society.
Summer III (July 9-August 17)
ANTH 2202 ANTHROPOLOGY of SEX
Explores the evolution of sex and sexual behavior by drawing on data from biology. Examines the biological bases of differences between the sexes. Focuses on both human and non-human primates.
HIST 3354 US SOCIAL AND CULTURAL HISTORY
The evolution of American society and thought with emphasis on the interaction between ideas and social structure.
T, TH 6:00-9:30 Finkelstein
POLS 1220 COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT
Analysis and contemporary political institutions and processes of selected countries.
M,W 6:00-9:30pm Schiemann