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Individual and Society

Core Individual and Society courses involve the study of contemporary society. Topics include political and economic organizations, social development, problems faced by minority groups, relationships between individuals, and the rights and responsibilities that accompany membership in a community.

Requirement: One 3-credit course from this list.

Note: Core courses no longer offered by departments have been removed from this list, but students who took them will receive Core credit, as indicated in their DARS document. Questions about Core courses can be answered by the Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies.

Course # Course Name Credits
1062 Introduction to Anthropology 3
Criminal Justice    
1001 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
1901 Honors Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
1001 Introduction to the Economy (formerly C050 & C053) 3
1101 Macroeconomic Principles 3
1102 Microeconomic Principles 3
1901 Honors Macroeconomic Principles 3
1902 Honors Microeconomic Principles 3
Environmental Studies    
1051 Environment and Society (cross-listed with Geography & Urban Studies 1051) 3
Geography and Urban Studies    
1021 Urban Society: Race, Class, and Community 3
1051 Environment and Society (cross-listed with Environmental Studies 1051) 3
1951 Honors Environment and Society 3
Healthcare Management    
3501 Introduction to Healthcare Management 3
Health Related Professions    
1101 Contemporary Aspects of Disability 3
1111 Journalism and Society 3
Law S.B.M.    
1001 Law in Society (offered at Temple University Japan campus only) 3
1001 Philosophical Challenges to the Individual 3
1062 Morality and the Law 3
1962 Honors Morality and the Law 3
Political Science    
1103 The Individual, Race, and American Political Life 3
1061 Psychology as a Social Science (formerly C060 & C050) 3
1996 Honors Psychology as a Social Science 3
1001 Religion and Society 3
Social Work    
3007 Human Behavior in the Social Environment 3
1166 Money: Who Has It, Who Doesn't, Why It Matters 3
1176/1196 Introduction to Sociology 3
1376 Sociology of Race and Racism (offered at Temple University Japan only) 3
1996 Honors Introduction to Sociology 3
Women’s Studies    
1076/1096 Introduction to Women's Studies 3

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