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MnTC Goal Area 5: 
History and the Social and 
Behavioral Sciences

Goal:  To increase students’ knowledge of how historians and social and behavioral scientists discover, describe and explain the behaviors and interactions among individuals, groups, institutions, events and ideas.

Minimum 9 credits/2 disciplines required, 3 disciplines recommended.  (Courses may be cross-listed with Goals 7-10 as indicated below in brackets [ ] )

Anthropology 101 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology  (3) [8]
Economics 195 - Introduction to Economics  (3) [9]
Economics 206 - Principles of Micro-Economics  (3) [10]
Economics 207 - Principles of Macro-Economics  (3) [8]
Economics 208 - Introduction to International Business/Economy  (3) [8]
Geography 140 - Introduction to Geography  (3) [8]
Geography 141 - World Regional Geography  (3) [8]
History 101 - World History I  (3) [8]
History 102 - World History II  (3) [8]
History 111 - U.S. History I  (3) [7]
History 112 - U.S. History II  (3) [7]
History 250 - Minnesota History  (3) [7]       
History 295 - Selected Topics in History  (1-3)
Mass Comm 150 - Introduction to Mass Communications  (3) [9]
Political Science 131 - Introduction to Political Science  (3) [9]
Political Science 132 - American National Government  (3) [9]
Political Science 133 - State & Local Government  (3) [9]
Political Science 135 - International Relations  (3) [8]
Political Science 295 – Special Topics (3) [8]
Psychology 131 - Introduction to Psychology  (4) [7]
Psychology 132 - Lab in Introductory Psychology  (1)
Psychology 165 - Psychology of Women  (3) [9]
Psychology 212 - Psychology of Aging  (3) [7]        
Psychology 263 - Developmental  Psychology  (3) [9]
Psychology 275 - Abnormal Psychology  (3) [10]
Psychology 280 - Psychology of Adjustment  (3) [9]
Sociology 105 - Introduction to Sociology  (3) [7]
Sociology 106 - General Social Problems  (3) [9]
Sociology 107 - Marriage & Family Living  (3) [7]
Sociology 225 - Sociology of Gender (3) [7]
Sociology 240 - Juvenile Delinquency  (3)
Sociology 241 - Criminology  (3) [9] 
Sociology 242 - Racial & Cultural Minorities  (3) [8]
Sociology 243 - Sociology of Aging  (3) [7]
Sociology 244 - Sociology of Death and Dying  (3) [7]
Sociology 251 - Introduction Native American Studies  (3) [7]  
Sociology 295 - Topics in Sociology  (1-3)
WmSt 165 - Psychology of Women  (3) [9]




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