Approved Courses: Individual and Social Behavior

The following courses have been approved for inclusion in the University Core of Common Studies. Unless noted as a dual-application course, each course satisfies a three-credit-hour requirement in the knowledge area under which it is listed.

New courses are approved for the core each semester. Decisions about core credit for transfer courses, Advanced Placement courses, International Baccalaureate and CLEP are made by college designees in consultation with the director of the University Core of Common Studies.

Choose 3 credit hours from the following list:

  • AFAS 3131 Air Force Leadership Studies 1
  • COMM 1200 Media in Society
  • CRLS 1001 Introduction to Criminology
  • CRLS 4130 Women, Crime, and Criminal Justice
  • ECON 1001 Introduction to Economics
  • ECON 1103 Principles of Microeconomics
  • NASC 2185 Leadership and Management
  • POSC 2201 American Politics
  • POSC 2401 Comparative Politics
  • POSC 2601 International Politics
  • PSYC 1001 General Psychology
  • PSYC 4330 Human Factors Engineering
  • SOWJ 1001 Introduction to Social Welfare and Justice
  • SOCI 1001 Principles of Sociology
  • SOCI 2200 The Family
  • WGST 1001 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies

Note: The following courses no longer fulfill the UCCS individual and social behavior requirement:

Subject Course number Title Date discontinued Notes
ARSC 2010 Conceptualizing Justice and Peace Added 6/1/2010  Discontinued 5/31/2011 Changed to INJP 2010
ARSC Perspectives on Women in Society Added 6/1/2004 Discontinued 5/31/2009 Changed to WGST 1001
ECON 2003 Principles of Microeconomics Discontinued 5/31/2015 Changed to 1103
INJP 2010 Introduction to Peace Studies Added 6/1/2011  Discontinued 5/31/2013 Was ARSC 2010/  Changed to INPS 2010
NASC 1185 Leadership and Management Added 6/1/2004  Discontinued 5/31/2013 Changed to 2185
PSYC 2101 Introduction to Life-span Developmental Psychology Discontinued 5/31/2014  
PSYC 3101 Developmental Psychology: Conception through Adolescence Discontinued 5/31/2014  
PSYC 3120 Developmental Psychology 3: Adulthood and Aging Discontinued 5/31/2014  
PSYC 3201 Introductory Social Psychology Discontinued 5/31/2014  
PSYC 3210 The Psychology of Prejudice Discontinued 5/31/2014  
PSYC 3220 Human Sexuality Discontinued 5/31/2014  
PSYC 3401 Abnormal Psychology Discontinued 5/31/2014  
PSYC 3501 Theories of Personality Discontinued 5/31/2014  
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