Summer 2001

Department of Social Sciences and History

 May 29-July 6

 June 11-July 20

 July 9-August 17

 Web-based

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.

WEB-based! Pope: drpope@hotmail.com

 

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.

WEB-based! Gadsden: gygadsden@aol.com

 

 

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.

WEB-based! Tortorice

 

 

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