General Education Core Curriculum Requirements: Social & Behavioral Science

Students completing the following general education courses will be considered as having met the Illinois General Education Core Curriculum at Southwestern. The list of courses is effective as of February 2007; check with a counselor for updated information or check the IAI web site for updated listings at Southwestern and the 100+ other Illinois institutions that are IAI participants.

Social and Behavioral Science: 3 courses (9 semester credits)

  • Courses must be selected from at least two disciplines.
Social/Behavioral Science
Course Number Course Description Credits
ANTH-150 Cultural Anthropology (IAI – S1 901N) 3
ANTH-160 Physical Anthropology (IAI – S1 902) 3
ANTH-250 Introduction to Archeology (IAI – S1 903) 3
ECON-115 Introduction to Economics (IAI – S3 900) 3
ECON-201 Principles of Economics I (Macro) (IAI – S3 901) 3
ECON-202 Principles of Economics II (Micro) (IAI – S3 902) 3
GEOG-152 World Regional Geography (IAI – S4 900N) 3
GEOG-202 Economic Geography (IAI – S4 903N) 3
HIST-101 World Civilization I (IAI – S2 912N) 3
HIST-102 World Civilization II (IAI – S2 913N) 3
HIST-114 Latin American History (IAI – S2 910N) 3
HIST-115 Mid-East History (IAI – S2 918N) 3
HIST-117 African History (IAI – S2 906N) 3
HIST-152 European Civilization II (IAI – S2 903) 3
HIST-180 U.S. History to 1865 (IAI – S2 900) 3
HIST-181 U.S. History, 1865 to the Present (IAI – S2 901) 3
POLS-150 Introduction to American Government (IAI – S5 900) 3
POLS 240 Comparative Politics (IAI - S5 905) 3
POLS 262 Amer Govern-St & Local (IAI – S5 902) 3
POLS 270 International Relations (IAI – S5 904N) 3
PSYC-151 General Psychology (IAI – S6 900) 3
PSYC-210 Life-Span Development (IAI – S6 902) 3
PSYC-250 Child Development(IAI – S6 903) 3
PSYC-251 Adolescent Development (IAI – S6 904) 3
PSYC-253 Adult Development & Aging (IAI – S6 905) 3
PSYC-295 Social Psychology (IAI – S8 900) 3
SOC-153 Introductory Sociology (IAI – S7 900 3
SOC-203 Social Problems (IAI – S7 901) 3
SOC-230 Race and Ethnicity in the United States (IAI – S7 903D) 3
SOC-255 The Family (IAI – S7 902) 3