University College Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies SOCIAL & BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES EMPHASIS Students in pursuit of a BIS degree with an emphasis in the Social and Behavioral Sciences can choose from numerous fields to take courses that are applicable to all facets of life. This emphasis effectively prepares students for successful careers in social service and human resource agencies, as well as graduate education, or professional programs such as law, education, or government. Any courses in the following categories may be used in the area of emphasis. Some courses have prerequisites. Anthropology (ANTH) Political Science (PS) Sociology (SOCL) Folk Studies (FLK) Psychology (PSY) Social Work (SWRK) History (HIST) Recreation (REC) Women’s Studies (WOMN) Management (MGT) Following are additional accepted courses. Other courses may be considered on a course-by-course basis. AFAM 190 350 368 377 466 AGRI 108 BCOM 201 300 301 BIOL 300 CFS 180 191 297 310 311 351 391 395 399 494 495 496 499 COMM 240 346 463 ECON 150 202 203 206 305 365 380 385 386 434 440 475 491 ENG 320 321 360 408 African American Experience People & Cultures of Africa African Governments & Politics African American Folklife Geography of Africa Rural Sociology Process and Effects of Mass Communication American Popular Arts Mass Communication Law and Ethics Genetics & Human Affairs Foundations in Family & Consumer Sciences Child Development Family, Community, Early Childhood Program Management of Family Resources Family Relations Human Resource Mgt. in Hospitality Industry Risk and Resilience Child and Family Stress Implications of Research in Fam. & Child Studies Parenting Strategies Interpersonal/Relationship Violence Challenging Behavior in Young Children issues in Family & Child Studies Critical Listening Persuasion Intercultural Communication Introduction to Economics Principles of Economics (Micro) Principles of Economics (Macro) Statistics Labor Economics Economics of Aging International Economics Economic Development Economies in Transition The Economics of Poverty & Discrimination Am. Industry: Structure, Performance & Policy Urban & Regional Economics History of Economic Thought American Studies I American Studies II Gay and Lesbian Literature Psycholinguistics and Sociolinguistics GEOG 101 110 209 210 278 350 351 360 425 451 453 454 462 464 465 466 467 425 430 479 480 485 GERO 100 JOUR 355 PH 165 365 444 447 464 467 468 469 PHIL 321 323 RELS 202 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 325 330 Principles of Human Geography World Regional Geography Natural Disasters Human Ecology Geography of Food & Agriculture Economic Geography Historical Geography of the U. S. Geography of North America Political Geography Geography of Kentucky Geography of Russia Geography of Middle America Geography of South America Geography of Europe Geography of Asia Geography of Africa Geography of the Middle East Political Geography Cultural Geography Industrial & Commercial Geography Urban Geography Population & Resources Introduction to Gerontology Fundamentals of Public Relations Drug Abuse Human Sexuality Death Education Human Values & the Health Sciences Women’s Health Drug Abuse Education Sexuality Education Critical Issues in Health & Safety Morality & Business Social Ethics (also RELS 323) Racial Justice Buddhist Religious Traditions Hindu Religious Traditions Judaic Religious Traditions Christian Religious Traditions Islamic Religious Traditions Native American Religious Traditions East Asian Religious Traditions Religion in Contemporary America Religion in the American South Updated: 8/07/09 1906 College Heights Blvd., #81086 .. Bowling Green, KY 42101 .. 270.745-3570 .. Fax: 745-3574 .. www.wku.edu/bis .. Or visit us in Cherry Hall 313 ..