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2024 Summer: May 8 - August 13

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BEHS 103 Technology in Contemporary Society (3)
An interdisciplinary introduction to the role of technology in contemporary society. The aim is to apply principles and concepts from a variety of social science disciplines (e.g., anthropology, sociology, psychology, and gerontology) to explore the influence of technology on society and the effect of technological change on our social lives, including our interpersonal relationships, work, culture, and society. Topics include the way technology changes relationships, the cumulative advantages and disadvantages associated with technology, digital natives versus digital immigrants, the pace of technological change, changes to the nature of how people learn and think, and the meaning of technology in society.
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50472 6380 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Zhou, Wei Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 103 Technology in Contemporary Society (3)
An interdisciplinary introduction to the role of technology in contemporary society. The aim is to apply principles and concepts from a variety of social science disciplines (e.g., anthropology, sociology, psychology, and gerontology) to explore the influence of technology on society and the effect of technological change on our social lives, including our interpersonal relationships, work, culture, and society. Topics include the way technology changes relationships, the cumulative advantages and disadvantages associated with technology, digital natives versus digital immigrants, the pace of technological change, changes to the nature of how people learn and think, and the meaning of technology in society.
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50483 6381 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Raftery, Susan R Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 103 Technology in Contemporary Society (3)
An interdisciplinary introduction to the role of technology in contemporary society. The aim is to apply principles and concepts from a variety of social science disciplines (e.g., anthropology, sociology, psychology, and gerontology) to explore the influence of technology on society and the effect of technological change on our social lives, including our interpersonal relationships, work, culture, and society. Topics include the way technology changes relationships, the cumulative advantages and disadvantages associated with technology, digital natives versus digital immigrants, the pace of technological change, changes to the nature of how people learn and think, and the meaning of technology in society.
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50526 6382 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Shinn, Christina C Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 103 Technology in Contemporary Society (3)
An interdisciplinary introduction to the role of technology in contemporary society. The aim is to apply principles and concepts from a variety of social science disciplines (e.g., anthropology, sociology, psychology, and gerontology) to explore the influence of technology on society and the effect of technological change on our social lives, including our interpersonal relationships, work, culture, and society. Topics include the way technology changes relationships, the cumulative advantages and disadvantages associated with technology, digital natives versus digital immigrants, the pace of technological change, changes to the nature of how people learn and think, and the meaning of technology in society.
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51014 6383 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Watkins-Bailey, Shalah Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 103 Technology in Contemporary Society (3)
An interdisciplinary introduction to the role of technology in contemporary society. The aim is to apply principles and concepts from a variety of social science disciplines (e.g., anthropology, sociology, psychology, and gerontology) to explore the influence of technology on society and the effect of technological change on our social lives, including our interpersonal relationships, work, culture, and society. Topics include the way technology changes relationships, the cumulative advantages and disadvantages associated with technology, digital natives versus digital immigrants, the pace of technological change, changes to the nature of how people learn and think, and the meaning of technology in society.
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51199 6384 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Manning, Lydia K Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 103 Technology in Contemporary Society (3)
An interdisciplinary introduction to the role of technology in contemporary society. The aim is to apply principles and concepts from a variety of social science disciplines (e.g., anthropology, sociology, psychology, and gerontology) to explore the influence of technology on society and the effect of technological change on our social lives, including our interpersonal relationships, work, culture, and society. Topics include the way technology changes relationships, the cumulative advantages and disadvantages associated with technology, digital natives versus digital immigrants, the pace of technological change, changes to the nature of how people learn and think, and the meaning of technology in society.
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51331 6385 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Brazda, Michael Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 103 Technology in Contemporary Society (3)
An interdisciplinary introduction to the role of technology in contemporary society. The aim is to apply principles and concepts from a variety of social science disciplines (e.g., anthropology, sociology, psychology, and gerontology) to explore the influence of technology on society and the effect of technological change on our social lives, including our interpersonal relationships, work, culture, and society. Topics include the way technology changes relationships, the cumulative advantages and disadvantages associated with technology, digital natives versus digital immigrants, the pace of technological change, changes to the nature of how people learn and think, and the meaning of technology in society.
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51790 6980 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Hale, David E Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 103 Technology in Contemporary Society (3)
An interdisciplinary introduction to the role of technology in contemporary society. The aim is to apply principles and concepts from a variety of social science disciplines (e.g., anthropology, sociology, psychology, and gerontology) to explore the influence of technology on society and the effect of technological change on our social lives, including our interpersonal relationships, work, culture, and society. Topics include the way technology changes relationships, the cumulative advantages and disadvantages associated with technology, digital natives versus digital immigrants, the pace of technological change, changes to the nature of how people learn and think, and the meaning of technology in society.
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51893 6981 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Mendez, Nina A Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 103 Technology in Contemporary Society (3)
An interdisciplinary introduction to the role of technology in contemporary society. The aim is to apply principles and concepts from a variety of social science disciplines (e.g., anthropology, sociology, psychology, and gerontology) to explore the influence of technology on society and the effect of technological change on our social lives, including our interpersonal relationships, work, culture, and society. Topics include the way technology changes relationships, the cumulative advantages and disadvantages associated with technology, digital natives versus digital immigrants, the pace of technological change, changes to the nature of how people learn and think, and the meaning of technology in society.
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52324 6982 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Foss, Rebecca Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 103 Technology in Contemporary Society (3)
An interdisciplinary introduction to the role of technology in contemporary society. The aim is to apply principles and concepts from a variety of social science disciplines (e.g., anthropology, sociology, psychology, and gerontology) to explore the influence of technology on society and the effect of technological change on our social lives, including our interpersonal relationships, work, culture, and society. Topics include the way technology changes relationships, the cumulative advantages and disadvantages associated with technology, digital natives versus digital immigrants, the pace of technological change, changes to the nature of how people learn and think, and the meaning of technology in society.
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52392 6983 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Shaw, Scott D Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 103 Technology in Contemporary Society (3)
An interdisciplinary introduction to the role of technology in contemporary society. The aim is to apply principles and concepts from a variety of social science disciplines (e.g., anthropology, sociology, psychology, and gerontology) to explore the influence of technology on society and the effect of technological change on our social lives, including our interpersonal relationships, work, culture, and society. Topics include the way technology changes relationships, the cumulative advantages and disadvantages associated with technology, digital natives versus digital immigrants, the pace of technological change, changes to the nature of how people learn and think, and the meaning of technology in society.
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52529 6984 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Morales, Linda Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 103 Technology in Contemporary Society (3)
An interdisciplinary introduction to the role of technology in contemporary society. The aim is to apply principles and concepts from a variety of social science disciplines (e.g., anthropology, sociology, psychology, and gerontology) to explore the influence of technology on society and the effect of technological change on our social lives, including our interpersonal relationships, work, culture, and society. Topics include the way technology changes relationships, the cumulative advantages and disadvantages associated with technology, digital natives versus digital immigrants, the pace of technological change, changes to the nature of how people learn and think, and the meaning of technology in society.
53516 4020 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 W 6:30P-9:30P Open College Park (Hybrid)
Faculty: Im, Katherine Bldg/Room: Biology/Psychology 1228 Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 103 Technology in Contemporary Society (3)
An interdisciplinary introduction to the role of technology in contemporary society. The aim is to apply principles and concepts from a variety of social science disciplines (e.g., anthropology, sociology, psychology, and gerontology) to explore the influence of technology on society and the effect of technological change on our social lives, including our interpersonal relationships, work, culture, and society. Topics include the way technology changes relationships, the cumulative advantages and disadvantages associated with technology, digital natives versus digital immigrants, the pace of technological change, changes to the nature of how people learn and think, and the meaning of technology in society.
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54603 6985 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Drewery, Malcolm P Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 210 Introduction to Social Sciences (3)
Recommended: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An interdisciplinary introduction to the study of society. The objective is to use the combined perspectives of the different social science disciplines to better understand the nature of society. Topics include research methods, ethical considerations in research, and the relationships among the different social sciences. Discussion surveys a range of social sciences. An analysis of social phenomena that integrates insights from the social sciences is also presented. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 201 or BEHS 210
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50143 6380 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Merritt, Victoria A. Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 210 Introduction to Social Sciences (3)
Recommended: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An interdisciplinary introduction to the study of society. The objective is to use the combined perspectives of the different social science disciplines to better understand the nature of society. Topics include research methods, ethical considerations in research, and the relationships among the different social sciences. Discussion surveys a range of social sciences. An analysis of social phenomena that integrates insights from the social sciences is also presented. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 201 or BEHS 210
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50314 6381 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Moayed-Amini, Soheyl Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 210 Introduction to Social Sciences (3)
Recommended: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An interdisciplinary introduction to the study of society. The objective is to use the combined perspectives of the different social science disciplines to better understand the nature of society. Topics include research methods, ethical considerations in research, and the relationships among the different social sciences. Discussion surveys a range of social sciences. An analysis of social phenomena that integrates insights from the social sciences is also presented. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 201 or BEHS 210
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51389 6382 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Ervin, Kelly Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 210 Introduction to Social Sciences (3)
Recommended: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An interdisciplinary introduction to the study of society. The objective is to use the combined perspectives of the different social science disciplines to better understand the nature of society. Topics include research methods, ethical considerations in research, and the relationships among the different social sciences. Discussion surveys a range of social sciences. An analysis of social phenomena that integrates insights from the social sciences is also presented. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 201 or BEHS 210
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51676 6980 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Babcock, Virginia Marie Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 210 Introduction to Social Sciences (3)
Recommended: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An interdisciplinary introduction to the study of society. The objective is to use the combined perspectives of the different social science disciplines to better understand the nature of society. Topics include research methods, ethical considerations in research, and the relationships among the different social sciences. Discussion surveys a range of social sciences. An analysis of social phenomena that integrates insights from the social sciences is also presented. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 201 or BEHS 210
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51894 6981 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Anderson, Paul D Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 220 Diversity Awareness (3)
An examination of the many dimensions of diversity within the framework of the social sciences. The aim is to learn how to interact and communicate effectively and appropriately within a diverse society. Emphasis is on using critical thinking to understand stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination and how these phenomena affect society. Discussion explores how adopting a social science perspective on diversity can help to address problems in the workplace, community, culture, and society.
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50301 6380 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: George, Amber E Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 220 Diversity Awareness (3)
An examination of the many dimensions of diversity within the framework of the social sciences. The aim is to learn how to interact and communicate effectively and appropriately within a diverse society. Emphasis is on using critical thinking to understand stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination and how these phenomena affect society. Discussion explores how adopting a social science perspective on diversity can help to address problems in the workplace, community, culture, and society.
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50407 6381 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Mitchell, Joanie M Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 220 Diversity Awareness (3)
An examination of the many dimensions of diversity within the framework of the social sciences. The aim is to learn how to interact and communicate effectively and appropriately within a diverse society. Emphasis is on using critical thinking to understand stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination and how these phenomena affect society. Discussion explores how adopting a social science perspective on diversity can help to address problems in the workplace, community, culture, and society.
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50527 6382 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Brooks, Patricia A Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 220 Diversity Awareness (3)
An examination of the many dimensions of diversity within the framework of the social sciences. The aim is to learn how to interact and communicate effectively and appropriately within a diverse society. Emphasis is on using critical thinking to understand stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination and how these phenomena affect society. Discussion explores how adopting a social science perspective on diversity can help to address problems in the workplace, community, culture, and society.
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51791 6980 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Cody, Susan R Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 220 Diversity Awareness (3)
An examination of the many dimensions of diversity within the framework of the social sciences. The aim is to learn how to interact and communicate effectively and appropriately within a diverse society. Emphasis is on using critical thinking to understand stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination and how these phenomena affect society. Discussion explores how adopting a social science perspective on diversity can help to address problems in the workplace, community, culture, and society.
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51856 6981 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Hazel, Jill S Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 250 Social Justice Movements (3)
An introductory study of movements for social justice from an interdisciplinary perspective. The objective is to use the theoretical approaches and concepts of the social sciences to explain the origin, development, evolution, and outcomes of movements both in the U.S. and around the world. Topics include individual and group motivations for engaging in social movements; the use of social media; and ways that movements affect culture, society, and government. Discussion explores justice in the areas of climate, race, and gender, among others.
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51260 6380 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Bieri, Franziska Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 300 Research Methods in the Social Sciences (3)
Prerequisite: BEHS 210 and STAT 200. An introduc­tion to the core concepts, research methods, and skills that apply to work in the social sciences. The goal is to begin the process of conducting social science research. Discussion covers the scientific method, as well as quantitative and qualitative research methods specific to the social science disciplines of psychology, sociology, anthropology, and gerontology. Topics also include reliability and validity of data, correlation versus causality, research ethics, institutional review boards, proposal writing, and the unique contribution of interdisciplinarity in social science research.
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50465 6380 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Tice, Peter C Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 300 Research Methods in the Social Sciences (3)
Prerequisite: BEHS 210 and STAT 200. An introduc­tion to the core concepts, research methods, and skills that apply to work in the social sciences. The goal is to begin the process of conducting social science research. Discussion covers the scientific method, as well as quantitative and qualitative research methods specific to the social science disciplines of psychology, sociology, anthropology, and gerontology. Topics also include reliability and validity of data, correlation versus causality, research ethics, institutional review boards, proposal writing, and the unique contribution of interdisciplinarity in social science research.
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51895 6980 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Silva, Priyanthi C Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 320 Disability Studies (3)
An interdisciplinary study of disability issues that focuses on understanding and evaluating traditional and current interpretations of the meaning of disability. The goal is to interact and communicate effectively and appropriately in situations relevant to issues of disability. Topics include the construction of images of people with disabilities; attitudes and actions toward those with disabilities; approaches taken by major social institutions (e.g., law, education, religion, the arts) toward disability; distinctions between different models of disability; and current issues in disability studies.
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50348 6380 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Closed Online
Faculty: Zapata, Patricia A Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 320 Disability Studies (3)
An interdisciplinary study of disability issues that focuses on understanding and evaluating traditional and current interpretations of the meaning of disability. The goal is to interact and communicate effectively and appropriately in situations relevant to issues of disability. Topics include the construction of images of people with disabilities; attitudes and actions toward those with disabilities; approaches taken by major social institutions (e.g., law, education, religion, the arts) toward disability; distinctions between different models of disability; and current issues in disability studies.
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50727 6381 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Perry-Garnette, Lindy K Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 320 Disability Studies (3)
An interdisciplinary study of disability issues that focuses on understanding and evaluating traditional and current interpretations of the meaning of disability. The goal is to interact and communicate effectively and appropriately in situations relevant to issues of disability. Topics include the construction of images of people with disabilities; attitudes and actions toward those with disabilities; approaches taken by major social institutions (e.g., law, education, religion, the arts) toward disability; distinctions between different models of disability; and current issues in disability studies.
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50831 6382 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Hill, Katie J Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 320 Disability Studies (3)
An interdisciplinary study of disability issues that focuses on understanding and evaluating traditional and current interpretations of the meaning of disability. The goal is to interact and communicate effectively and appropriately in situations relevant to issues of disability. Topics include the construction of images of people with disabilities; attitudes and actions toward those with disabilities; approaches taken by major social institutions (e.g., law, education, religion, the arts) toward disability; distinctions between different models of disability; and current issues in disability studies.
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51896 6980 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Phillips, Karon L Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 320 Disability Studies (3)
An interdisciplinary study of disability issues that focuses on understanding and evaluating traditional and current interpretations of the meaning of disability. The goal is to interact and communicate effectively and appropriately in situations relevant to issues of disability. Topics include the construction of images of people with disabilities; attitudes and actions toward those with disabilities; approaches taken by major social institutions (e.g., law, education, religion, the arts) toward disability; distinctions between different models of disability; and current issues in disability studies.
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51897 6981 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Rumrill, Kristen Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 320 Disability Studies (3)
An interdisciplinary study of disability issues that focuses on understanding and evaluating traditional and current interpretations of the meaning of disability. The goal is to interact and communicate effectively and appropriately in situations relevant to issues of disability. Topics include the construction of images of people with disabilities; attitudes and actions toward those with disabilities; approaches taken by major social institutions (e.g., law, education, religion, the arts) toward disability; distinctions between different models of disability; and current issues in disability studies.
53517 4120 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 W 6:00P-9:00P Open Joint Base Andrews (Hybrid)
Faculty: Rives, Walter N Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 343 Parenting Today (3)
An overview of critical issues in modern parenting in the United States and the world. Using an interdisciplinary perspective, students will apply research and theory in family development to practical decision making, taking into account modern and historical trends such as gender roles, socioeconomic status, and single parenting and the impact of divorce on children. Students will also examine the role of race and ethnicity in parenting, LGBT parenting, multigenerational and military families.
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50197 6380 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Closed Online
Faculty: Liu, Jia Li Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 343 Parenting Today (3)
An overview of critical issues in modern parenting in the United States and the world. Using an interdisciplinary perspective, students will apply research and theory in family development to practical decision making, taking into account modern and historical trends such as gender roles, socioeconomic status, and single parenting and the impact of divorce on children. Students will also examine the role of race and ethnicity in parenting, LGBT parenting, multigenerational and military families.
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50302 6381 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: O'Malley, Angeline J Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 343 Parenting Today (3)
An overview of critical issues in modern parenting in the United States and the world. Using an interdisciplinary perspective, students will apply research and theory in family development to practical decision making, taking into account modern and historical trends such as gender roles, socioeconomic status, and single parenting and the impact of divorce on children. Students will also examine the role of race and ethnicity in parenting, LGBT parenting, multigenerational and military families.
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50322 6382 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Liferidge, Courtney A Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 343 Parenting Today (3)
An overview of critical issues in modern parenting in the United States and the world. Using an interdisciplinary perspective, students will apply research and theory in family development to practical decision making, taking into account modern and historical trends such as gender roles, socioeconomic status, and single parenting and the impact of divorce on children. Students will also examine the role of race and ethnicity in parenting, LGBT parenting, multigenerational and military families.
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50584 6383 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Torrez, Diana J Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 343 Parenting Today (3)
An overview of critical issues in modern parenting in the United States and the world. Using an interdisciplinary perspective, students will apply research and theory in family development to practical decision making, taking into account modern and historical trends such as gender roles, socioeconomic status, and single parenting and the impact of divorce on children. Students will also examine the role of race and ethnicity in parenting, LGBT parenting, multigenerational and military families.
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50585 6384 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Reiman, Sarah E Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 343 Parenting Today (3)
An overview of critical issues in modern parenting in the United States and the world. Using an interdisciplinary perspective, students will apply research and theory in family development to practical decision making, taking into account modern and historical trends such as gender roles, socioeconomic status, and single parenting and the impact of divorce on children. Students will also examine the role of race and ethnicity in parenting, LGBT parenting, multigenerational and military families.
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51599 6980 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Schildknecht-Hargett, Brenda S Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 343 Parenting Today (3)
An overview of critical issues in modern parenting in the United States and the world. Using an interdisciplinary perspective, students will apply research and theory in family development to practical decision making, taking into account modern and historical trends such as gender roles, socioeconomic status, and single parenting and the impact of divorce on children. Students will also examine the role of race and ethnicity in parenting, LGBT parenting, multigenerational and military families.
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51600 6981 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Georgoulas-Sherry, Vasiliki Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 343 Parenting Today (3)
An overview of critical issues in modern parenting in the United States and the world. Using an interdisciplinary perspective, students will apply research and theory in family development to practical decision making, taking into account modern and historical trends such as gender roles, socioeconomic status, and single parenting and the impact of divorce on children. Students will also examine the role of race and ethnicity in parenting, LGBT parenting, multigenerational and military families.
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51898 6982 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Holberg, Amelia S Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 343 Parenting Today (3)
An overview of critical issues in modern parenting in the United States and the world. Using an interdisciplinary perspective, students will apply research and theory in family development to practical decision making, taking into account modern and historical trends such as gender roles, socioeconomic status, and single parenting and the impact of divorce on children. Students will also examine the role of race and ethnicity in parenting, LGBT parenting, multigenerational and military families.
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51899 6983 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Candelario, Erika K Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 343 Parenting Today (3)
An overview of critical issues in modern parenting in the United States and the world. Using an interdisciplinary perspective, students will apply research and theory in family development to practical decision making, taking into account modern and historical trends such as gender roles, socioeconomic status, and single parenting and the impact of divorce on children. Students will also examine the role of race and ethnicity in parenting, LGBT parenting, multigenerational and military families.
53618 5065 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Th 6:30P-9:30P Open LaPlata (Hybrid)
Faculty: Jones, LaKeisha N Bldg/Room: BU 106 Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 343 Parenting Today (3)
An overview of critical issues in modern parenting in the United States and the world. Using an interdisciplinary perspective, students will apply research and theory in family development to practical decision making, taking into account modern and historical trends such as gender roles, socioeconomic status, and single parenting and the impact of divorce on children. Students will also examine the role of race and ethnicity in parenting, LGBT parenting, multigenerational and military families.
53619 4555 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 T 6:30P-9:30P Open Odenton-Ft. Meade (Hybrid)
Faculty: Reed, Elaine T Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 343 Parenting Today (3)
An overview of critical issues in modern parenting in the United States and the world. Using an interdisciplinary perspective, students will apply research and theory in family development to practical decision making, taking into account modern and historical trends such as gender roles, socioeconomic status, and single parenting and the impact of divorce on children. Students will also examine the role of race and ethnicity in parenting, LGBT parenting, multigenerational and military families.
54005 5220 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 W 5:30P-8:30P Open Fort Gordon (Hybrid)
Faculty: Blackman, Nadiah Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 343 Parenting Today (3)
An overview of critical issues in modern parenting in the United States and the world. Using an interdisciplinary perspective, students will apply research and theory in family development to practical decision making, taking into account modern and historical trends such as gender roles, socioeconomic status, and single parenting and the impact of divorce on children. Students will also examine the role of race and ethnicity in parenting, LGBT parenting, multigenerational and military families.
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54486 6386 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Rumrill, Kristen Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 364 Alcohol in U.S. Society (3)
An interdisciplinary examination of the use and abuse of the drug alcohol from the perspectives of psychology, physiology, sociology, medicine, counseling, law, and public health. The aim is to examine current research and trends in the treatment of alcohol abuse and dependence (including prevention, assessment, and intervention) and to explore the history, etiology, effects, and current treatment practices. The effects of alcohol throughout the lifespan are explored in relation to gender, families, race, age, the workplace, and public safety.
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50368 6380 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Vernon, Nichole Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 364 Alcohol in U.S. Society (3)
An interdisciplinary examination of the use and abuse of the drug alcohol from the perspectives of psychology, physiology, sociology, medicine, counseling, law, and public health. The aim is to examine current research and trends in the treatment of alcohol abuse and dependence (including prevention, assessment, and intervention) and to explore the history, etiology, effects, and current treatment practices. The effects of alcohol throughout the lifespan are explored in relation to gender, families, race, age, the workplace, and public safety.
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50398 6381 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Simmons, Dantrell L Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 364 Alcohol in U.S. Society (3)
An interdisciplinary examination of the use and abuse of the drug alcohol from the perspectives of psychology, physiology, sociology, medicine, counseling, law, and public health. The aim is to examine current research and trends in the treatment of alcohol abuse and dependence (including prevention, assessment, and intervention) and to explore the history, etiology, effects, and current treatment practices. The effects of alcohol throughout the lifespan are explored in relation to gender, families, race, age, the workplace, and public safety.
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50777 6382 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: De Anda, Edward Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 364 Alcohol in U.S. Society (3)
An interdisciplinary examination of the use and abuse of the drug alcohol from the perspectives of psychology, physiology, sociology, medicine, counseling, law, and public health. The aim is to examine current research and trends in the treatment of alcohol abuse and dependence (including prevention, assessment, and intervention) and to explore the history, etiology, effects, and current treatment practices. The effects of alcohol throughout the lifespan are explored in relation to gender, families, race, age, the workplace, and public safety.
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51901 6980 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Schildknecht-Hargett, Brenda S Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 364 Alcohol in U.S. Society (3)
An interdisciplinary examination of the use and abuse of the drug alcohol from the perspectives of psychology, physiology, sociology, medicine, counseling, law, and public health. The aim is to examine current research and trends in the treatment of alcohol abuse and dependence (including prevention, assessment, and intervention) and to explore the history, etiology, effects, and current treatment practices. The effects of alcohol throughout the lifespan are explored in relation to gender, families, race, age, the workplace, and public safety.
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51902 6981 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Hylton, Kevin K Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 364 Alcohol in U.S. Society (3)
An interdisciplinary examination of the use and abuse of the drug alcohol from the perspectives of psychology, physiology, sociology, medicine, counseling, law, and public health. The aim is to examine current research and trends in the treatment of alcohol abuse and dependence (including prevention, assessment, and intervention) and to explore the history, etiology, effects, and current treatment practices. The effects of alcohol throughout the lifespan are explored in relation to gender, families, race, age, the workplace, and public safety.
53623 5155 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 T 6:30P-9:30P Open Shady Grove (Hybrid)
Faculty: Edmond, Yanique M Bldg/Room: Shady Grove Center, Bldg III 3203 Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 364 Alcohol in U.S. Society (3)
An interdisciplinary examination of the use and abuse of the drug alcohol from the perspectives of psychology, physiology, sociology, medicine, counseling, law, and public health. The aim is to examine current research and trends in the treatment of alcohol abuse and dependence (including prevention, assessment, and intervention) and to explore the history, etiology, effects, and current treatment practices. The effects of alcohol throughout the lifespan are explored in relation to gender, families, race, age, the workplace, and public safety.
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54481 6383 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Maupin, Carmetta P Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 380 End of Life: Issues and Perspectives (3)
(Formerly GERO 380.) An exploration of death, dying, and bereavement from social, cultural, psychological, biomedical, economic, and historical perspectives. The objective is to clarify one's personal perspective on death and dying, based on a better understanding of end-of-life planning issues, stages of death, and models of care for the dying. Topics include definitions of death, needs of the dying and their support systems, pain management, palliative and hospice care, end-of-life decision making, cultural meanings and rituals, suicide, euthanasia, homicide, natural disaster, the economics of death and life-sustaining care, family conflict and coping, bereavement, and grieving. Students may earn credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 380 or GERO 380.
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50606 6380 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Matzo, Marianne Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 380 End of Life: Issues and Perspectives (3)
(Formerly GERO 380.) An exploration of death, dying, and bereavement from social, cultural, psychological, biomedical, economic, and historical perspectives. The objective is to clarify one's personal perspective on death and dying, based on a better understanding of end-of-life planning issues, stages of death, and models of care for the dying. Topics include definitions of death, needs of the dying and their support systems, pain management, palliative and hospice care, end-of-life decision making, cultural meanings and rituals, suicide, euthanasia, homicide, natural disaster, the economics of death and life-sustaining care, family conflict and coping, bereavement, and grieving. Students may earn credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 380 or GERO 380.
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51195 6381 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Valdez, Andrea W Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 380 End of Life: Issues and Perspectives (3)
(Formerly GERO 380.) An exploration of death, dying, and bereavement from social, cultural, psychological, biomedical, economic, and historical perspectives. The objective is to clarify one's personal perspective on death and dying, based on a better understanding of end-of-life planning issues, stages of death, and models of care for the dying. Topics include definitions of death, needs of the dying and their support systems, pain management, palliative and hospice care, end-of-life decision making, cultural meanings and rituals, suicide, euthanasia, homicide, natural disaster, the economics of death and life-sustaining care, family conflict and coping, bereavement, and grieving. Students may earn credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 380 or GERO 380.
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51846 6980 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Overstreet, Laura I Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 380 End of Life: Issues and Perspectives (3)
(Formerly GERO 380.) An exploration of death, dying, and bereavement from social, cultural, psychological, biomedical, economic, and historical perspectives. The objective is to clarify one's personal perspective on death and dying, based on a better understanding of end-of-life planning issues, stages of death, and models of care for the dying. Topics include definitions of death, needs of the dying and their support systems, pain management, palliative and hospice care, end-of-life decision making, cultural meanings and rituals, suicide, euthanasia, homicide, natural disaster, the economics of death and life-sustaining care, family conflict and coping, bereavement, and grieving. Students may earn credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 380 or GERO 380.
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51903 6981 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Cox, Beth A Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 380 End of Life: Issues and Perspectives (3)
(Formerly GERO 380.) An exploration of death, dying, and bereavement from social, cultural, psychological, biomedical, economic, and historical perspectives. The objective is to clarify one's personal perspective on death and dying, based on a better understanding of end-of-life planning issues, stages of death, and models of care for the dying. Topics include definitions of death, needs of the dying and their support systems, pain management, palliative and hospice care, end-of-life decision making, cultural meanings and rituals, suicide, euthanasia, homicide, natural disaster, the economics of death and life-sustaining care, family conflict and coping, bereavement, and grieving. Students may earn credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 380 or GERO 380.
53549 6815 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 T 6:00P-9:00P Open Fort Belvoir (Hybrid)
Faculty: Del Rossi, Michael A Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 453 Domestic Violence (3)
An examination of the complex phenomenon of domestic violence from a multidisciplinary perspective that integrates individual, social, political, cultural/ethnic, economic, legal, and medical viewpoints. The aim is to evaluate research and theoretical models of domestic violence; assess institutional, community, and individual responses to domestic violence; and locate effective resources. Topics include neglect and the physical, emotional, and sexual abuse of children, partners, and the elderly. Discussion also covers response systems and mechanisms to prevent and treat violence. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 453 or BEHS 454.
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50369 6380 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Oestmann, Joanna M Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 453 Domestic Violence (3)
An examination of the complex phenomenon of domestic violence from a multidisciplinary perspective that integrates individual, social, political, cultural/ethnic, economic, legal, and medical viewpoints. The aim is to evaluate research and theoretical models of domestic violence; assess institutional, community, and individual responses to domestic violence; and locate effective resources. Topics include neglect and the physical, emotional, and sexual abuse of children, partners, and the elderly. Discussion also covers response systems and mechanisms to prevent and treat violence. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 453 or BEHS 454.
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50397 6381 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Innamorato, Lauren M Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 453 Domestic Violence (3)
An examination of the complex phenomenon of domestic violence from a multidisciplinary perspective that integrates individual, social, political, cultural/ethnic, economic, legal, and medical viewpoints. The aim is to evaluate research and theoretical models of domestic violence; assess institutional, community, and individual responses to domestic violence; and locate effective resources. Topics include neglect and the physical, emotional, and sexual abuse of children, partners, and the elderly. Discussion also covers response systems and mechanisms to prevent and treat violence. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 453 or BEHS 454.
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51601 6980 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Hoffmann, Theresa A Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 453 Domestic Violence (3)
An examination of the complex phenomenon of domestic violence from a multidisciplinary perspective that integrates individual, social, political, cultural/ethnic, economic, legal, and medical viewpoints. The aim is to evaluate research and theoretical models of domestic violence; assess institutional, community, and individual responses to domestic violence; and locate effective resources. Topics include neglect and the physical, emotional, and sexual abuse of children, partners, and the elderly. Discussion also covers response systems and mechanisms to prevent and treat violence. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 453 or BEHS 454.
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51867 6981 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Brown, Dara N Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 453 Domestic Violence (3)
An examination of the complex phenomenon of domestic violence from a multidisciplinary perspective that integrates individual, social, political, cultural/ethnic, economic, legal, and medical viewpoints. The aim is to evaluate research and theoretical models of domestic violence; assess institutional, community, and individual responses to domestic violence; and locate effective resources. Topics include neglect and the physical, emotional, and sexual abuse of children, partners, and the elderly. Discussion also covers response systems and mechanisms to prevent and treat violence. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 453 or BEHS 454.
53624 4065 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Th 6:30P-9:30P Open College Park (Hybrid)
Faculty: Vernon, Nichole Bldg/Room: Plants Sciences Bldg 1113 Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 495 Social Science Capstone (3)
Prerequisite: Completion of all required major coursework for the social science major including focused study courses. A capstone study of the social sciences that integrates perspectives from various disciplines in the field. The aim is to apply theoretical perspectives and empirical evidence to address complex contemporary social problems and become better consumers and purveyors of knowledge and research. Topics include ethical and professional issues inherent in working in the social sciences and the role of advocacy in promoting social change.¿
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50605 6380 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Kroliczak, Alice Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 495 Social Science Capstone (3)
Prerequisite: Completion of all required major coursework for the social science major including focused study courses. A capstone study of the social sciences that integrates perspectives from various disciplines in the field. The aim is to apply theoretical perspectives and empirical evidence to address complex contemporary social problems and become better consumers and purveyors of knowledge and research. Topics include ethical and professional issues inherent in working in the social sciences and the role of advocacy in promoting social change.¿
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51295 6381 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Hrotic, Steven M Syllabus Course Materials
BEHS 495 Social Science Capstone (3)
Prerequisite: Completion of all required major coursework for the social science major including focused study courses. A capstone study of the social sciences that integrates perspectives from various disciplines in the field. The aim is to apply theoretical perspectives and empirical evidence to address complex contemporary social problems and become better consumers and purveyors of knowledge and research. Topics include ethical and professional issues inherent in working in the social sciences and the role of advocacy in promoting social change.¿
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51904 6980 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Baril, Megan E Syllabus Course Materials
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