Semester View:
Here is a semester by semester view, which starts from the 2013 summer session. You will find the instructor, course title and description, along with a running credit total.

Fall 2013:

Credits: 16 / 12 (83)
BIOL-102: Introduction to Biology
Professor: Jones-Foster

Selected introductory biological concepts including the chemical basis of life, cell structure, energetics, physiology, genetics, biotechnology, evolution, ecology and scientific methodology. This course will provide the non-biologist with a working knowledge of life science that will be useful in making informed decisions on health and the environment.

BIOL-103: Introduction to Biology Laboratory
Professor: Yazgan

Laboratory supplement of BIOL A102. Exercises are designed to illustrate principles and concepts developed in BIOL A102.

ANTH-250: The Rise of Civilization 
Professor: Elam

Survey of the emergence of civilization in human cultural development. A foundation course covering biological emergence of modern humans, appearance of complex symbolic culture, domestication, urbanization, trade, ritual and ideology, and state formation. A comparative framework is used covering primary areas of civilization--Sumeria, Egypt, China, Indus River, Mesoamerica, South America--and secondary areas, including Southeast Asia, Japan, Africa, and North America.

PHIL-301: Ethics 
Professor: Anthony

An introduction to major theories in normative ethics and metaethics, and the arguments of important moral philosophers. Emphasis on critical reasoning, as well as evaluation and analysis of arguments. Includes the application of ethical theory to contemporary moral issues, such as rights and distributive justice, environmental and animal issues, abortion, terrorism, and euthanasia.

PSY-330: Social Psychology
Professor: Sharma

Focuses on individuals in social situations and the scientific study of how individuals think about, influence, and relate to one another. Includes theory and research on subjective beliefs about the self and the social world; attitudes and behaviors; genes and culture; conformity; persuasion; group dynamics; prejudice; aggression; attraction; and altruism.

PSY-428: Evolutionary Psychology 
Professor: Lupfer-Johnson

Senior-level survey of theory and research pertaining to an evolutionary model of human nature, and how such a model can integrate many of psychology's different branches. Compares traits between and within different species, addressing how natural and sexual selection might have partially shaped human nature and patterns of human cognition, emotion, behavior, and social interactions.
Special Note: Meets the departmental capstone requirement for the Psychology major.
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