Bachelor of Arts

All Society, Ethics and Human Behavior (SEB) Courses

A. SEB Core Courses

Key: **SEB listing dependent on topic.

BISSEB 304 Institutions and Social Change
BISSEB 331 The Family in U.S. Society
BISSEB 333 The Individual and Society
BISSEB 359 Ethics and Society 

B. Methods and Modes of Inquiry

BIS 312* Approaches to Social Research
BIS 315* Statistics
BIS 340 Approaches to Cultural Research
BIS 352 Mapping Communities
BIS 374 Geographic  Visualization
BIS 410* Topics in Qualitative Inquiry
BIS 447 **Topics in Quantitative Inquiry 

*An SEB student must take one of the above required courses.

C. Individual Behavior

BIS 202 Critical Reasoning
BIS 220 Developmental Psychology
BIS 225 Applied Social Psychology
BIS 270 Abnormal Psychology
BIS 271 History of Psychology
BIS 316 **Topics in Psychology
BIS 337 Risk and Resilience
BIS 348 Cultural Psychology
BIS 349 Personality Psychology
BIS 422 Clinical Psychology
BIS 434 Psychology and the Visual Arts
BIS 437 Narrative Psychology
BIS 438 Prevention and Promotion
BIS 449 **Advanced Topics in Psychology
BIS 457 Thinking and Decision Making
BIS 496 Community Service Project
BISCP 343 Community Psychology
BISCP 489 Projects in Community Psychology

D. Institutions

BIS 226 Foundations of U.S. Social Service
BIS 282 Globalization 
BIS 327 History of U.S. Labor Institutions
BIS 330 Democratic Capitalism in the United States
BIS 338 Political Institutions and Processes
BIS 433 Gender, Work and Family
BIS 436 Comparative Family Systems
BIS 441 Global Labor Markets

E. Social Policy and Social Justice 

BIS 218 Power of Maps
BIS 219 The Politics of Sex Education
BIS 224 Introduction to Feminist Studies
BIS 240 Sustainable Practices
BIS 243 Introduction to Environmental Issues
BIS 275 Social Problems
BIS 307 Environmental Justice
BIS 318 Education and Society
BIS 325 Disability and Human Rights
BIS 335 Human Rights in America
BIS 353 Human Rights in Theory and Practice
BIS 359 Principles & Controversities of Sustainability
BIS 394 Comparative Economic Development
BIS 403 Washington DC Seminar on Human Rights
BIS 405 Environmental Education
BIS 406 Urban Planning and Geography
BIS 415 Public Policy and the Law
BIS 419 Urban Politics and Policy
BIS 420 Colonizing History in Sub-Saharan Africa
BIS 426 Comparative Urban Politics
BIS 443 Educational Policy and the American Economy
BIS 445 Meanings and Realities of Inequality
BIS 448 Social Policy
BIS 458 Energy, the Environment and Society
BIS 466 Human Rights and Resistance
BIS 468 Human Rights and Sustainable Development
BIS 497 Political Internship in State Government (5 credits max)
BISLEP 302 Policy Analysis
BISSTS 307 Science, Technology, and Society
BCUSP 206 The Dream Project (2 credits)
BEDUC 220 Education & Society (3 credits)
BEDUC 475 Global Perspectives on Diversity and Citizenship Education 
BEDUC 493 Environmental Education

F. Culture and Society

BIS 205 Technologies of Expression
BIS 216 Introduction to Cultural Studies
BIS 217 Introduction to Debate
BIS 221 Gender and Sexuality
BIS 222 Travel and Cultural Difference
BIS 223 Introduction to Narrative Ethnography
BIS 233 Participatory Media Culture
BIS 256 Introduction to African American Studies                                                   BIS 257 Introduction to Asian American Studies                                                       BIS 258 Introduction to U.S. Latina/Latino Studies
BIS 265 Multicultural America
BIS 293 **Special Topics
BIS 310 Women, Culture & Development
BIS 317 Language, Society and Cultural Knowledge
BIS 336 Native American Cultures: the Northwest Coast
BIS 341 **Topics in the Study of Culture
BIS 369 Women Across Cultures
BIS 374 Middle East Politics
BIS 384 Health, Medicine & Society
BIS 393 **Special Topics
BIS 418 Masculinity, Homoeroticism and Queer Theory in America
BIS 431 Issues in Sexual Politics and Cultures
BIS 440 **Topics in Everyday Social and Cultural Life
BIS 463 U.S. Women's History
BIS 465 Performance, History, and Memory
BIS 470 Art, Politics and Social Change
BIS 493 **Special Topics
BISAMS 305 Power, Dissent, and American Culture                                        BISAMS 364 Public Memory and Dissent in American Culture
BISAMS 365 Exploring American Culture: Popular and Consumer Culture
BISAMS 367 Exploring American Culture: Race, Ethnicity and Immigration
BISAMS 368 Sex, Love, Romance
BISAMS 369 American Culture and Mass Media
BISCLA 318 Performance, Identity, Community and Everyday Life
BISCLA 360 Literature, Film and Consumer Culture
BISMCS 333 Media and Communication Studies 
BISMCS 343 **Media Production Workshop
BISMCS 471 **Advanced Topics in Media and Communication
BISMCS 472 **Advanced Media Production Workshop
BEDUC 456 Adolescents in School and Society
BEDUC 461 Education and Gender Inequality
BEDUC 475 Global Perspectives on diversity and Citizenship Education (3 credits)

G. Ethics, Philosophy and Social Theory

BIS 260 Introduction to World Religions
BIS 345 American Environmental Thought
BIS 356 Ethics and the Environment
BIS 357 Native American Religious and Philosophical Thought
BIS 380 Bioethics
BIS 411 Biotechnology and Society
BIS 430 Social Theory and Practice
BIS 435 Interactive Learning Theory
BISGST 362 Contemporary Political Ideas and Ideologies

H. Area Studies 

BIS 480 **Study Abroad