Regular Session

5/20/13 - 8/23/13

SSC 317 Leadership Seminar

(This course is cross listed with HON 401.) This course is designed to provide emerging and existing leaders the opportunity to explore the concept of leadership and to develop and improve their leadership skills. Emphasis is on the application of theory in case studies, readings, films, and personal experience. Prerequisite: ENG 101, any COM, and SOC 101 or PSY 100.

03623 Newton 3


SSC 318 Adolescence, Substance Abuse and Criminality

(This course is cross-listed with HUS 318) This course integrates the study of adolescent development, alcohol and other drug use, abuse, and dependency, and criminality among adolescents and young adults. Case studies and group projects address problem definition, strategies for intervention, and rehabilitation issues. Prerequisite: An introductory social science, human service, or criminal justice course.

5523 Watkins 3

SSC 320 Research Methods in Social Sciences

Introduces upper-level undergraduate students in the social sciences and related professional areas to social research methods. Examines research questions, hypotheses, research designs, qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis techniques, and data interpretation strategies. Students will be expected to gain competence in procedures used in assessing published research reports. Provides an opportunity to become familiar with ethical issues in social research. Prerequisite: At least one introductory course in the social sciences and MAT 100.

03625 Elliott 3

First 7-Week Session

5/20/13 - 7/5/13

SSC 332 Addiction and the Family

(This course is crosslisted with HUS 332)The course acquaints students with research findings and clinical data regarding the effects of addiction on various family systems. The conditions of coaddiction, codependency and family dysfunction are studied within the contexts of family systems and society as a whole. The development of the functional self as the foundations for healthy interpersonal relationships is explored. Prerequisite: HUS125 and PSY100

05339 TTH 04:00PM-06:45PM Redding 3

SSC 362 Death & Dying

Covers a range of theoretical viewpoints, practices, and cultural values related to the human life and death cycle. Among the topics included for study are near-death experiences, condolence behaviors, palliative care practices, death industries, spirituality and religious beliefs, grief reactions and therapies, cultural differences, public laws, education initiatives, leave taking rituals, historical views of death, and ethical issues. Prerequisite: PSY 100 or SOC 101

03659 Linhardt 3


Second 7-Week Session

7/8/13 - 8/23/13

SSC 110 Introduction to Human Sexuality

An overview of contemporary information and issues concerning human sexuality. Topics to be included are human reproductive anatomy and physiology, sexual arousal, fertility, types and functions of birth control devices, conception, pregnancy and family planning, aging and sexuality, and alternative sexual patterns.

03671 McCue-Herlihy 3