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190. Selected Topics in Liberal Arts (1-6)

Topics of special interest in the liberal arts.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units with different topics in the same semester. Topics announced in the Schedule of Classes.

195. Introduction to the Learning Community-Transition to College Success (1)

Prerequisites: Open to entering freshmen in the College of Liberal Arts
Freshman seminar to promote student engagement in university life. Articulates expectations of the university and faculty, and encourages personal responsibility. Students will explore options regarding the choice of a major and career, and how to develop a personal academic plan.Offered fall semesters only.

230. The Home in Comparative Perspective (3)

Prerequisite: GE Foundation requirements.
Explores how the term "home" has been deployed in a number of different historical, political, social, economic, and geographical contexts. Analysis of primary documents and secondary texts. Conduct independent research and also explore personal meanings associated with the term "home."

250. Elementary Statistics (4)

Prerequisites: Knowledge of mathematical procedures usually covered in elementary high school algebra.
Introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics and their applications in social and behavioral science research; performance of statistical exercises by interactive computer. Emphasis upon knowledge of which statistical tests to use and how to interpret their results.
Same course as HDEV 250. Not open for credit to students with credit in ANTH 202, PSY 110, 210, SOC 250 or HDEV 250. (Discussion 3 hours, laboratory 2 hours.)

296. Introduction to Research Methods (3)

Prerequisite: GE Foundation requirements or consent of instructor
Introduces topics for inquiry and analysis in behavioral and social science research. Historical events shaping current ethical standards for research guide research design, analysis, and reporting. Students learn observation and experimentation, hypotheses formulation and testing, measurement, analysis, and reporting.
Letter grade only (A-F). (3 hours lecture). Same course as HHS 296. Not open for credit to students with credit in HHS 296.

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