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Social and
Behavioral Sciences      College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences

Contact Office:

College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences,                                     Office of the Dean,  (310) 243-3389

 

Course Offerings

The credit value for each course in semester units is indicated
for each term by a number in parentheses following the title.  Departments may indicate the term in which they expect to offer
the course by the use of:  “F” (fall), “S” (spring) or “EOY” (every other year).

 

Upper Division

SBS 316    Social Change (3).

Prerequisite:  Completion of lower division social science requirements.

Analysis of processes of social change, cultural development and cultural persistence using social science perspectives.  Examples of topics include cultural evolution, industrialization, modernization, acculturation and assimilation. 

SBS 318    Cultural Pluralism (3) FS.

Prerequisite:  Completion of lower division social science requirements.

Analysis of cultural diversity and the processes of cultural interaction, inter-ethnic relations and social integration on the community, national and international levels.  Repeatable for credit for up to nine units with different topics.