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Guaranteed Transfer Classes

Social and Behavioral Sciences

These are guaranteed transfer courses in the SS1, SS2 and SS3 categories.

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Total Credits 6 Semester Credits
Course Number Course Title Credits Details
AGE102AGE1102
Agriculture Economics: GT-SS1 3

Focuses on economic principles as applied to agriculture through price discovery with producer supply and consumer demand, governmental policies, rural development, and resource management. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS1 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

ECO101ECO1001
Economics of Social Issues: GT-SS1 3

Examines the major socio-economic issues of the past century. Covers poverty and growth, education, health care, pollution, and discrimination. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS1 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

ECO201ECO2001
Principles of Macroeconomics: GT-SS1 3

Focuses on the study of the American economy, stressing the interrelationships among household, business, and government sectors. Explores saving and investment decisions, unemployment, inflation, national income accounting, taxing and spending policies, the limits of the market and government, public choice theory, the Federal Reserve System, money and banking, and international trade. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS1 category. Prerequisites: Successful completion of ENG0092 (CCR092) and minimum of MAT0250 (MAT050) (“C” or better). (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

ECO202ECO2002
Principles of Microeconomics: GT-SS1 3

Studies the firm, the nature of cost, and how these relate to the economy as a whole. Analyzes economic models of the consumer, perfect competition, monopoly, oligopoly and monopolistic competition. Explores economic issues including market power, population growth, positive and negative externalities, income distribution, poverty and welfare, discrimination, and international economic interdependence. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS1 category. Prerequisites: Successful completion of ENG0092 (CCR092) and minimum of MAT0250 (MAT050) (“C” or better). (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

POS105POS2020
Introduction to Political Science: GT-SS1 3

Focuses on a survey of the discipline of political science including political philosophy and ideology, democratic and non-democratic governments, and processes, and international relations. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS1 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

POS111POS1011
American Government: GT-SS1 3

Includes the background of the U.S. Constitution, the philosophy of American government, general principles of the Constitution, federalism, and civil liberties. Examines public opinion and citizen participation, political parties, interest groups, the electoral process, and the structure and functions of the national government. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS1 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

POS125POS1025
American State and Local Govt: GT-SS1 3

Emphasizes the structure and function of state, county, and municipal governments including their relations with each other and with national government. Includes a study of Colorado government and politics. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS1 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

POS205POS2005
International Relations: GT-SS1 3

Examines relationships among modern nation states. Topics include diplomacy, nationalism, ideologies, power and influence, conflict and cooperation, the role of nonstate actors, the international economy and theoretical attempts to understand international behavior. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS1 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

CRJ110CRJ1010
Introduction to Criminal Justice: GT-SS3 3

Introduces a study of the agencies and processes involved in the criminal justice system: the legislature, the police, the prosecutor, the public defender, the courts, and corrections. Includes an analysis of the roles and problems of the criminal justice system in a democratic society, with an emphasis upon inter-component relations and checks and balances. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category.(Contact hours-45) (3-0)

GEO105GEO1005
World Regional Geography: GT-SS2 3

Facilitates an understanding of spatial relationships between and among the geographic regions of the world. Includes demographic and cultural (political, economic, and historic) forces related to the physical environments of selected regions. Focuses on analysis of interrelationships between developed and developing regions and the interactions between human societies and natural environments. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS2 category.  (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

GEO106GEO1006
Human Geography: GT-SS2 3

Introduces geographic perspectives and methods with applications to the study of human activities. Emphasizes the distribution of humans, adjustments to the natural environment, and land use practices. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS2 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

AGR260AGR2160
World Interdependence /Population/Food: GT-SS3 3

Covers the study of world population and food production and distribution. Problems and opportunities concerning population and food are discussed in a global context. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

ANT101ANT1001
Cultural Anthropology: GT-SS3 3

Studies the human cultural patterns and learned behavior. Includes linguistics, social and political organization, religion, culture and personality, culture change, and applied anthropology. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

ANT107ANT1003
Introduction to Archaeology: GT-SS3 3

Introduces the science of recovering the human prehistoric and historic past through excavation, analysis, and interpretation of material remains. Includes a survey of the archaeology of different areas of the Old and New Worlds. Also includes the works of selected archaeologists and discussions of major archaeological theories. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

ANT212ANT2315
Introduction to Forensic Anthropology: GT-SS3 4

Studies the basic principles of forensic anthropology, an applied field within the discipline of physical anthropology. Includes the study of the human skeleton, practical application of physical anthropology and archaeology, and judicial procedure as they relate to the identification of human remains within a medico-legal context. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

ANT215ANT2115
Indians of North America: GT-SS3 3

Studies the Indians of North America from the origins of native peoples in the New World, through the development of geographic culture areas, to European contact and subsequent contemporary Native American issues. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

ANT250ANT2550
Medical Anthropology: GT-SS3 3

Studies the basic principles of medical anthropology, an applied field within the discipline of cultural anthropology, including the cross-cultural study of practices and beliefs regarding illness, health, death, prevention, therapy, and the interaction of the medical systems between Western and other cultures. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

JOU105JOU1005
Introduction to Mass Media: GT-SS3 3

Places the mass media in a historical and cultural perspective, considering the validity, integrity, and influence of the media in a democracy. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

PSY101PSY1001
General Psychology I: GT-SS3 3

Focuses on the scientific study of behavior including motivation, emotion, physiological psychology, stress and coping, research methods, consciousness, sensation, perception, learning, and memory. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Prerequisites: Successful completion of ENG0092 (REA090 or CCR092) (“C” or better) OR appropriate placement score. Corequisite: ENG0094 and ENG1021 (CCR094 and ENG121) (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

PSY102PSY1002
General Psychology II : GT-SS3 3

Focuses on the scientific study of behavior including cognition, language, intelligence, psychological assessment, personality, abnormal psychology, therapy, life span development, and social psychology. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Prerequisites: Successful completion of ENG0092 (REA090 or CCR092) (“C” or better) OR appropriate placement score. Corequisite: ENG0094 and ENG1021 (CCR094 and ENG121) (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

PSY205PSY2105
Psychology of Gender: GT-SS3 3

Examines gender comparisons in work, courtship, family life, and sexual behavior throughout the life span. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

PSY217PSY2107
Human Sexuality: GT-SS3 3

Surveys physiological, psychological, and psychosocial aspects of human sexuality. Topics include relationships, sexual identity, and sexual health. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

PSY226PSY2221
Social Psychology: GT-SS3 3

Focuses on the behavior of humans in social settings including attitudes, aggression, conformity, cooperation, competition, prejudice, and interpersonal attraction. Prerequisites: 3 hours General PSY, 3 hours General SOC OR instructor approval. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

PSY227PSY2222
Psychology of Death/Dying: GT-SS3 3

Examines the philosophies of life and death, emphasizing dying, death, mourning, and the consideration of one`s own death. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

PSY235PSY2440
Human Growth & Development: GT-SS3 3

Examines human development from conception through death emphasizing physical, cognitive, emotional and psychosocial factors. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Prerequisites: Successful completion of ENG0092 (REA090 or CCR092) (“C” or better) OR appropriate placement score. Corequisite: ENG0094 and ENG1021 (CCR094 and ENG121) (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

PSY238PSY2441
Child Development: GT-SS3 3

Focuses on growth and development of the individual from conception through childhood, emphasizing physical, cognitive, emotional, and psychosocial factors. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

PSY240PSY2333
Health Psychology: GT-SS3 3

Students will learn an overview of the scientific study of attitudes, behaviors and personality variables related health, illness, and bodily systems. Emphasis is on the interaction of biological, psychological, and social factors that cause illness and influence its treatment and prevention. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Prerequisites: BIO1005, BIO1111, PSY1001, PSY1002 or PSY2440 (BIO105, BIO111, PSY101, PSY102 or PSY235) (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

PSY249PSY2552
Abnormal Psychology: GT-SS3 3

Examines abnormal behavior and its classification, causes, treatment, and prevention. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

COM220COM2300
Intercultural Communication: GT-SS3 3

Explores the link between culture and communication and will develop and/or enhance communication skills and the abilities appropriate to a multicultural society. Emphasis will be on understanding diversity within and across cultures. Relevant concepts include perception, worldview, context, ethics, language, and nonverbal communication. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

SOC101SOC1001
Introduction to Sociology I: GT-SS3 3

Examines the basic concepts, theories, and principles of sociology as well as human culture, social groups, and the social issues of age, gender, class, and race. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ENG0092 (REA090 or CCR092) (“C” or better) OR appropriate placement score. Corequisite: ENG0094 and ENG1021 (CCR094 and ENG121). (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

SOC102SOC1002
Introduction to Sociology II: GT-SS3 3

Examines social institutions and organizations from the macro perspective. Emphasizes issues of social change, demography, social movements, and conflicts and trends within education, religion, family, political, and economic structures. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ENG0092 (REA090 or CCR092) (“C” or better) OR appropriate placement score. Corequisite: ENG0094 and ENG1021 (CCR094 and ENG121) (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

SOC205SOC2005
Sociology Of Family Dynamics:GT-SS3 3

Offers a critical exploration of marriage, family and kinship. It examines the family as an institution and how social, cultural and personal factors influence family relations locally and globally. Explores the stability and evolution of the family, along with current trends and a range of family forms. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

SOC231SOC2031
Sociology of Deviant Behavior: GT-SS3 3

Examines the nature, identification, and explanation of deviant categories. Theories, and philosophies as well as methods of treatment related to deviancy will also be considered. The course will study society`s attempts to control, change, and institutionalize those acts, individuals or groups that a population may deem unacceptable. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)