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HIS 152 CONTEMPORARY INTERNATIONAL PROBLEMS

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An in-depth study of selected controversial issues in the field of current history. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall.

HIS 172 AMERICAN HERITAGE II

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

A continuation of the study of United States history from Reconstruction to the present. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Spring.

POL 103 AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An introductory survey of American national politics and government. The course will examine the ideological and socioeconomic context of American politics, the principles of the United States Constitution, nongovernmental actors such as political parties and the media and governmental institutions. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

POL 104 STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

A study of government structure, power and areas of interrelationship of the state and local units, with special emphasis on New York. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

HIS 266 ENGLAND SINCE 1688

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Particular attention will be given to the structure of the 18th-century society and politics, the transformation of English society by the Industrial Revolution, the growth of democracy, imperialism and the impact of two world wars on Great Britain. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits.

HIS 309 THE 20TH CENTURY WORLD

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course explores the 20th century from the first World War to the radical divisions that dominate the modern world. Europe is the focus, but since so much of the century’s history is international or even global, non-European history will also be explored. Special attention will be paid to the rise of communism, Nazism and fascism, world wars and genocide, imperialism and decolonization and the beginnings of the new Europe as the century ends. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Spring.

HIS 310 AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus

Principles and problems in American diplomatic history in periods of national and world crisis. Prerequisite: HIS 172 or departmental permission. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall.

POL 215 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, LAW AND ORGANIZATION

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An introductory survey of international relations. Emphasis will be placed on theories about how nations relate to one another, the role of governmental and nongovernmental organizations in the international community and the resolution of international issues and problems.

BUS 130 (PSY 281) (HA 130) ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An introduction to the study of management theory concerning human behavior in formal organizations. The student is given the opportunity to test theories through analysis and discussion. Prerequisite: BUS 100. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

ECO 226 (BUS 226) MICROECONOMICS

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Marginal analysis of demand and supply, the individual firm and market microstructure. Consumer behavior and producer behavior. Alternative models of price determination and profit maximization. The relation between input and output markets. Prerequisite: ECO 120 3 hours a week, 1 semester 3 credits. Fall and spring.

SOC 136 SOCIAL PROBLEMS

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An introduction to sociology through an examination of what society considers to be social problems with a view toward showing how society produces these phenomena and to what extent they are solvable. Areas include: crime, mental illness, drug abuse, alcoholism, other forms of deviance, poverty, racism, conflicts over power. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

SOC 230 SOCIAL ORGANIZATIONS

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

A theoretical approach to the study of various organizations; examination of organizational structure and processes, role of environment and inter-organizational relations. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or SOC 133 or SOC 136. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall.

SOC 245 COMMUNITY: THEORY AND PRACTICE

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course will emphasize the development of American communities – urban, suburban, small-town and rural. Particular emphasis will be placed on the sociological perspective, but will include political, historical and design aspects of development. Classes will be devoted to issues, including planning, suburban sprawl, the scale and pace of urbanization and social issues. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or SOC 133 or SOC 136. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall.

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