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Social and Behavioral Sciences

College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences

 

Contact:

College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences Dean's Office, LIB C-502

SBS Program Office: (310) 243-2547

Course Offerings

The credit value for each course in semester units is indicated for each term by a number in parentheses following the title. For course availability, please see the list of tentative course offerings in the current Class Schedule.

Upper Division

SBS 316         Social Change (3).

Prerequisite: Completion of lower division General Education.

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).

Prerequisite: Completion of lower division General Education.

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.