Undergraduate Student Handbook

Social Sciences and Humanities Breadth Requirement Courses

To ensure breadth, you are required to select two courses in the social sciences and two in the humanities.

Please note that below the Humanities list, there is a separate list of courses offered in programs that are cross-listed with "SS" or "H" departments.

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Social Sciences

Courses which qualify for Social Science (SS) include any course numbered below 500 from the following departments, except where noted. Freshman Seminar courses offered by these departments can be used to fulfil the requirements.

ASAM - Asian American Studies (except where cross-listed with AMES, ENGL, FNAR, HIST, or SARS)

COMM - Communications

CRIM - Criminology

ECON - Economics (except statistics, probability, and math courses)

GSWS - Gender, Sexuality & Women's Studies (formerly GSOC)

HSOC - Health and Societies

INTR - International Relations

Linguistics (LING) (except language courses)

PPE - Philosophy, Politics and Economics

PSCI - Political Science

PSYC -Psychology (except statistics, probability, and math courses)

SOCI - Sociology (except statistics, probability, and math courses)

STSC -Science, Technology and Society

URBS - Urban Studies

The following courses may also be counted as social science:

Business Economics & Public Policy (BEPP) (formerly BPUB) 201, 203, 212, 250*, 288, 289

Eng & Applied Science (EAS) 203, 303 (cross-listed with BE 303)

Finance (FNCE) 101, 103

History and Sociology of Science (HSSC) (taken prior to Fall 2004)

Legal Studies 101, 210, 215, 220

Nursing (NURS) 098, 313, 315, 316, 317, 330, 331, 333, 525

* Note: BPUB 250 may be used as SS Depth along with ECON 010

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Humanities

Courses which qualify for Humanities (H) include any course numbered below 500 from the following departments, except where noted. Freshman Seminar courses offered by these departments can be used to fulfil the requirements.

ANTH - Anthropology

ANCH - Ancient History

ANEL - Ancient Neareast Languages

ARTH - Art History

ASAM - Asian American Studies (cross-listed with AMES, ENGL, FNAR, HIST, and SARS only)

CLST - Classical Studies

COML - Comparative Literature and Literary Theory

EALC - East Asia Languages and Civilizations

ENGL - English

FNAR - Fine Arts

FOLK - Folklore

Germanic Languages (GRMN, DTCH, SCND)

HIST - History

HSSC - History and Sociology of Science

JWST - Jewish Studies

LALS - Latin American and Latino Studies

MUSC - Music

NELC - Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

PHIL - Philosophy (except logic courses 005 and 006)

RELS - Religious Studies

Romance Languages (FREN, ITAL, PRTG, ROML, SPAN)

Slavic Languages (CZECH, EEUR, POLISH, RUSS, SLAV)

South Asia Studies (SARS and SAST)

THAR - Theatre Arts

VLST - Visual Studies

The following courses may also be counted as humanities:

ARCH - Architecture 101, 201, 202, 301, 302, 401, 402, 403 (IPD 403), 411, 412
CIS - Computer & Information Science 106 (ANTH 258)
IPD- Integrated Product Design 403, 509
Any foreign language course

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COURSES FROM ACADEMIC PROGRAMS WITH ALL CROSS-LISTED COURSES

The following programs offer courses that are ALMOST entirely cross-listd with other academic departments. Students taking courses offered in these programs must use the "SS" or "H" designations according to their cross-listed academic department as listed above. In the few cases where there is no cross-listing, students must petition to approve use a course for "SS" or "H"

AFST - African Studies

AFRC - Africana Studies

AAMW - Art and Archeology of the Mediterranean World

CINE/FILM - Cinema Studies

GSWS - Gender, Sex, and Women's Studies

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WRITING SEMINAR COURSE

Writing Seminar (WRIT) courses offered may be used to satisfy "SS" or "H" requirements according to the table linked here.

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