Social Sciences

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Intercollegiate Health:
30.102 (D) Introduction to Public Health
30.306 Introduction to Gerontology
30.308 (D) Global Health

Legal Studies:
41.210 (E) Restorative Justice (Also listed as PCS.205)
41.262 Introduction to Business Law
41.360 (D) Legal Issues in Racism
41.371 Law, Ethics, Cultural Heritage and the Visual Arts

Criminal Justice:
44.221 Criminology
44.248 (E) Terrorism
44.360 (D) Gender, Race, and Crime
44.477 Intimate Partner Violence
44.478 (E) Child Maltreatment

Political Science:
46.101 Introduction to American Politics
46.110 (D) Introduction to Politics
46.112 (D) Comparative Political Systems
46.121 (D) Introduction to International Relations
46.175 Introduction to Environmental Studies
46.215 (D) African Politics (Also listed as 57.225)
46.218 (DE) Introduction to Politics and Sports
46.231 (E) Intorduction to Political Thought
46.235 (D) Constitutional Law and Politics (and honors section)
46.237 (D) Civil Liberties Law and Politics (and honors section)

Peace and Conflict Studies:
PCS.205 (E) Restorative Justice (Also listed as 41.210)

47.101  General Psychology
47.209 (D) Social Psychology
47.232 Psychology of Personality
47.255 (D) Community Psychology
47.260 Child and Adolescent Development
47.272 Abnormal Psychology
47.276 Theories of Learning
47.333 Psychology of Consciousness
47.335 (D) Psychology & Women
47.351 Human Sexuality
47.355 Sport and Exercise Psychology
47.360 Adult Development and Aging
47.363 (D, E) Introduction to Disability Studies
47.365 (D) Psychology of Language

48.101 (D, E) Introduction to Sociology  
48.102 (D) Social Anthropology
48.110 (D, E) Introduction to Social Values
48.115 (D) Social Problems
48.210 (D) Sociology of Food
48.215 (D, E) Peacemaking Alternatives
48.231 (D) Sociology of the Family
48.255 Sociology of Deviance
48.270 Self in Society
48.303 (D, E) Sociology of American Education
48.317 (D, E) Sociology of Genocide
48.330  (D) Fast Food, Hot Planet, Sociological Approaches
48.341  (D) Social Stratification
48.370 (D) Women in Society

49.110 The Future of Work in the Global Economy
49.201 Economics I
49.202 Macroeconomics
49.302 (D) Labor Economics
49.325 (D) U.S. Economic History
49.345 (E) Health Economics
49.415 (E) Introduction to Environmental Economics (previously listed as 49.315)

Regional Economic and Social Development:
57.201  Regions of the Merrimack Valley
57.211 (E) Sustainable Development
57.218 (D) Regional Health and the Environment
57.220 (E) Designing the Future World
57.225 (D) African Politics (Also listed as 46.215)
57.420 (D) Gender, Work, and Public Policy (senior status req.)

Environmental, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences:
88.101 (D) World Regional Geography
88.102 Geography of the US and Canada
88.104 (E) Foundations of Conservation and Environmental Concern

Interdisciplinary Programs:
59.239 (D, E) Introduction to Gender Studies
59.349 (D, E) Literature, Politics and Genocide in Cambodia
59.356 (D) Village Empowerment: Overcoming Global Poverty 
59.363 (D, E) Introduction to Disability Studies
59.380 (E) Challenges for Higher Ed
JMS.100 Introduction to Journalism and Mass Communication
UTL.201 Knowing and Learning in Math and Science
WLS.240 Work, Labor, and Society