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Areas of Inquiry: Social and Historical Analysis [SCL], [HST]

areasofinquiryAs specified below, students take a total of two degree credit-bearing courses (at least 6 credits), one course meeting at least one historical analysis goal and one meeting at least one social analysis goal. In completing these two courses, students also meet at least one of these three shared goals.

  • Understand the bases and development of human and societal endeavors across time and place.
  • Explain and be able to assess the relationship among assumptions, method, evidence, arguments, and theory in social and historical analysis.
  • Identify and critically assess ethical issues in social science and history.

SAS Core courses taught each semester are available to view in the Schedule of Classes. After selecting a semester, New Brunswick, and Undergraduate and hitting "Continue", choose the tab on the left labeled "Core Code". The dropdown list will show each of the SAS Core codes. After selecting one of the options, courses will appear from all departments that fulfill that SAS Core goal.

Historical Analysis [HST] 

Students take one degree credit-bearing course (at least 3 credits) and meet at least one goal.

  • Explain the development of some aspect of a society or culture over time, including the history of ideas or history of science.
  • Employ historical reasoning to study human endeavors.
Course # Course Title Credits Core Codes
 
AMESALL: African, Middles Eastern, and South Asian Languages and Literature
01:013:120 Literary Egypt: The World of Naguib Mahfouz 3 HST
African Studies
01:016:220 Ancient Africa  3 HST or SCL
01:016:222 Modern Africa  3 HST or SCL
01:016:224 Women and Gender in African History  3 HST or SCL
Africana Studies
01:014:205 Islamic Civilization  3 HST or SCL
01:014:370 The Afro-Atlantic Diaspora 3 HST
Anthropology
01:070:102 Introduction to Human Evolution 4 NS, HST
01:070:105 Introduction to Archaeology 4 HST
01:070:112 World Prehistory 3 HST
01:070:238 Anthropology of Europe 3 SCL
01:070:243 Anthropology of Africa 3 HST or SCL
Art History
01:082:105 Introduction to Art History  3 HST, AHp
01:082:106 Introduction to Art History  3 HST, AHp
01:190:214 Survey of Non-Western Art 3 HST, AHp
01:082:118 Looking at Twenty First-Century World History 3 21C, HST
01:082:214 Renaissance Art in Europe 3 HST, AHp
01:082:277 The Art of the Body: Visual Culture & Medicine 3 HST, AHp
Asian Studies
01:098:241 East Asian Civilizations: Traditional Era  3 HST or SCL, WCr or WCd
01:098:250 Global East Asia 4 21C, HST or SCL
Chinese
01:165:215
(was 01:165:125)
Introduction to Chinese Civilization 3 HST, AHp
01:165:220 Chinese Classics and Thought: Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism 3 HST, AHo
Chinese Studies
01:170:245 Women and Contemporary Chinese Society 3 21C, HST, WCr or WCd
Classics
01:190:205 Greek Civilization 3 HST, AHo or AHp
01:190:206 Roman Civilization 3 HST, AHo or AHp
01:190:211 Greek and Roman Religion 3 HST, AHo
01:190:213 Science and Technology in Ancient Greece and Rome 3 HST
01:190:214 Sexuality in Ancient Greece and Rome 3 HST, AHp
01:190:309 Greek and Roman Athletics 3 HST
Comparative Literature
01:195:374 Marx, Nietzsche, Freud 3 HST, AHo
East Asian Languages and Area Studies
01:214:241 East Asian Civilizations: Traditional Era  3 HST or SCL, WCr or WCd
01:214:245 Global East Asia (no longer offered) 3 21C, HST or SCL, WCd
Geography
01:450:103 Human Geography: Space, Place and Location 3 HST or SCL
01:450:205 World Cultural Regions 3 HST or SCL
01:450:211 Environment and Society 3 HST or SCL
01:450:240 Cities  3 21C, HST or SCL
01:450:241 The City: Introduction to Urban Geography 3 SCL
German
01:470:371 Marx, Nietzsche, Freud 3 HST, AHo
Greek
01:489:205 History of the Byzantine Empire 3 HST
01:489:207 Byzantine Civilization 3 HST
History
01:506:101 World History I 3 HST
01:506:102 World History II 3 HST
01:506:110 Age of European Global Expansion  3 HST
01:506:112 Patterns in Civilization: Love 3 HST or SCL
01:506:113 Patterns in Civilization: Death  3 HST or SCL
01:506:114 World Civilizations: Europe, Africa, and America  3 HST or SCL
01:506:118 Looking at Twenty First-Century World History 3 21C, HST
01:506:151 History and the News 3 21C, HST
01:506:201 20th Century Global History to 1945 3 HST or SCL
01:506:202 20th Century Global History from 1945 3 HST or SCL
01:506:203 Histories of the Pacific  3 HST
01:506:212 Women in Europe and the United States since 1800 3 HST or SCL
01:506:215 The Modern Girl 3 HST
01:506:251 History of Science and Society  3 HST
01:506:271 Jewish Society and Culture I: From Antiquity to the Middle Ages  3 HST
01:506:272 Jewish Society and Culture II: The Modern Experience  3 HST
01:508:110 Political Islam 3 21C, HST
01:508:201 Islamic Civilization  3 HST or SCL
01:508:205 History of the Modern Middle East  3 HST or SCL
01:508:209 Jerusalem Contested: A City's History from Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Perspectives 3 21C, HST
01:508:220 Ancient Africa  3 HST or SCL
01:508:222 Modern Africa  3 HST or SCL
01:508:224 Women and Gender in African History 3 HST or SCL
01:508:230 The Making of Modern India and Pakistan 3 HST
01:508:240 Classical Asia 3 HST
01:508:242 Modern East Asia  3 HST
01:508:246 History of Chinese Civilization 3 HST
01:508:250 Southeast Asia and the World 3 HST or SCL
01:508:260 Colonial Latin America 3 HST
01:508:262 Modern Latin America  3 HST
01:508:271 History of the Caribbean to 1898 3 HST or SCL
01:508:272 History of the Caribbean since 1898  3 HST or SCL
01:508:280 Native American History I 3 HST
01:508:282 Native American History II 3 HST or SCL
01:510:101 Development of Europe I 3 HST
01:510:102 Development of Europe II 3 HST
01:510:205 History of the Byzantine Empire 3 HST
01:510:207 Byzantine Civilization 3 HST
01:510:224 Europe: Gender, Sex, and Society 3 HST or SCL
01:510:245 The Arts of Power: Ritual, Myth, and Propaganda 4 HST or SCL
01:510:253 History of Witchcraft and Magic  3 HST
01:510:261 History of the Holocaust  3 HST
01:510:265 Jewish-Christian Relations through the Ages 3 HST
01:510:388 Jewish-Christian Relations through the Ages 3 HST
01:512:103 Development of the United States I 3 HST
01:512:104 Development of the United States II 3 HST
01:512:107 Development of the United States I 4 HST
01:512:108 Development of the United States II 4 HST
01:512:111 Race, Place, and Space in American History  3 HST
01:512:121 Health and Environment in America  3 HST
01:512:205 The American Presidency 3 HST
01:512:231 American Jewish History 3 HST
01:512:235 Accidents and Disasters in the U.S. and the World 3 HST
01:512:266 History of the Black American 3 HST or SCL
01:512:268 Plantation to White House 3 21C, HST or SCL
Jewish Studies
01:563:201 Jewish Society and Culture I: From Antiquity to the Middle Ages  3 HST
01:563:202 Jewish Society and Culture II: The Modern Experience  3 HST
01:563:205 History of the Modern Middle East 3 HST or SCL
01:563:206 Introduction to the Bible II: Prophets and Poetry 3 HST, AHp
01:563:220 Introduction to the Bible I: Torah and Prose (formerly Hebrew Bible) 3 HST, AHp
01:563:223 New Testament 3 HST
01:563:231 American Jewish History 3 HST
01:563:240 Jewish-Christian Relations through the Ages 3 HST
01:563:261 History of the Holocaust  3 HST
01:563:280 Jerusalem Contested: A City's History from Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Perspectives 3 21C, HST
01:563:350 Introduction to the Modern Middle East  3 21C, HST or SCL, AHo
01:563:388 Jewish-Christian Relations through the Ages  3 HST
Korean
01:574:210 Introduction to Korean Culture, History and Society 3 HST, AHo, WCr
Latin American Studies
01:590:101 Latin America: An Introduction  3 21C, HST or SCL
Latino and Caribbean Studies
01:595:204 History of the Caribbean to 1898  3 HST or SCL
01:595:205 History of the Caribbean since 1898  3 HST or SCL
01:595:333 Caribbean Religion 3 21C, SCL, WCR
Middle Eastern Studies
01:685:100 Introduction to the Modern Middle East  3 21C, HST or SCL, AHo
01:685:201 Islamic Civilization  3 HST or SCL
01:685:203 History of the Modern Middle East 3 HST or SCL
01:685:205 History of the Byzantine Empire 3 HST
01:685:207 Byzantine Civilization 3 HST
01:685:208 Jewish Society & Culture I: From Antiquity to the Middle Ages  3 HST
01:685:226
(was 01:685:326)
Islam 3 HST, AHo
01:685:280 Jerusalem Contested: A City's History from Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Perspectives 3 21C, HST
01:685:305 The Modern Middle East  3 HST or SCL
01:685:306 Multiple Identities of the Middle East 3 21C, HST
01:685:336 History and Cultures of Iran 3 HST
01:685:350 Introduction to the Modern Middle East  3 21C, HST or SCL, AHo
01:685:359 Women and Politics in the Middle East 3 HST or SCL
Philosophy
01:730:344 Marx, Nietzsche, Freud 3 HST, AHo
01:730:368 Hindu Philosophy 3 HST, AHo or AHp
01:730:369 Buddhist Philosophy 3 HST, AHo
Political Science
01:790:103 Comparative Politics  3 HST or SCL
01:790:106 Law and Politics  3 HST or SCL
01:790:359 Women and Politics in the Middle East 3 HST or SCL
Psychology
01:830:123 Soul Beliefs: Causes and Consequences 4 21C, HST
Religion
01:840:201 Introduction to the Bible: Torah and Prose (formerly Hebrew Bible) 3 HST, AHp
01:840:202 New Testament 3 HST
01:840:206 Introduction to the Bible II: Prophets and Poetry 3 HST, AHp
01:840:211 Religions of the Eastern World 3 HST, AHo or AHp
01:840:212 Religions of the Western World 3 HST or SCL, AHo
01:840:222 The Question of God in Modern Culture 3 HST, AHo
01:840:226
(was 01:840:326)
Islam 3 HST, AHo
01:840:305 Apocalypse: Religious Movements and the End of Time 3 HST, WCr or WCd
01:840:314 The Origins of Western Morality 3 HST, WCr or WCd
01:840:316 Evangelicalism in the U.S. 3 HST, WCr or WCd
01:840:319 Religion in American History 3 HST, WCr or WCd
01:840:368 Hindu Philosophy  3 HST, AHo or AHp
01:840:369 Buddhist Philosophy 3 HST, AHo
01:840:370 Buddhism, Society, and Politics in Southeast Asia 3 HST, WCr or WCd
01:840:380 Religious Healing in the U.S. 3 HST, WCr or WCd
Women's and Gender Studies
01:988:212 Women in Europe and the United States since 1800  3 HST or SCL
01:988:224 Women and Gender in African History  3 HST or SCL
01:988:253 History of Witchcraft and Magic  3 HST
01:988:260 The Modern Girl 3 HST
Landscape Architecture
11:550:101 Landscape Studies 3 HST, AHp
11:550:250 History of Landscape Architecture 3 HST
Labor Studies
37:575:201 Development of the Labor Movement I 3 HST or SCL, WCr or WCd
37:575:202 Development of the Labor Movement II 3 HST or SCL, WCr or WCd

Social Analysis [SCL] 

Students take one degree credit-bearing course (at least 3 credits) and meet at least one goal.

  • Understand different theories about human culture, social identity, economic entities, political systems, and other forms of social organization.
  • Apply concepts about human and social behavior to particular questions or situations.
Course # Course Title Credits Core Codes
 
African Studies
01:016:220 Ancient Africa  3 HST or SCL
01:016:222 Modern Africa  3 HST or SCL
01:016:224 Women and Gender in African History  3 HST or SCL
Africana Studies
01:014:205 Islamic Civilization  3 HST or SCL
American Studies
01:050:228 The Contemporary American 3 SCL, AHp
01:050:271 Immigrant States: Jersey's Global Routes 3 21C, SCL
Anthropology
01:070:101 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 4 SCL
01:070:111 Extinction 4 21C, NS, SCL
01:070:238 Anthropology of Europe 3 SCL
01:070:243 Anthropology of Africa 3 HST or SCL
Asian Studies
01:098:241 East Asian Civilizations: Traditional Era  3 HST or SCL, WCr or WCd
01:098:250 Global East Asia 4 21C, HST or SCL
Criminal Justice
01:202:201 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 SCL
East Asian Languages and Area Studies
01:214:241 East Asian Civilizations: Traditional Era  3 HST or SCL, WCr or WCd
01:214:245 Global East Asia (no longer offered) 3 21C, HST or SCL, WCd
Economics
01:220:102 Introduction to Microeconomics  3 SCL
Geography
01:450:103 Human Geography: Space, Place and Location  3 HST or SCL
01:450:205 World Cultural Regions  3 HST or SCL
01:450:211 Environment and Society 3 HST or SCL
01:450:214 Conservation 4 21C, SCL
01:450:240 Cities  3 21C, HST or SCL
01:450:241 The City: Introduction to Urban Geography 3 SCL
01:450:250 Cities 4 21C, SCL
History
01:506:112 Patterns in Civilization: Love 3 HST or SCL
01:506:113 Patterns in Civilization: Death  3 HST or SCL
01:506:114 World Civilizations: Europe, Africa, and America  3 HST or SCL
01:506:201 20th Century Global History to 1945 3 HST or SCL
01:506:202 20th Century Global History from 1945 3 HST or SCL
01:506:212 Women in Europe and the United States since 1800 3 HST or SCL
01:508:201 Islamic Civilization  3 HST or SCL
01:508:205 History of the Modern Middle East  3 HST or SCL
01:508:211 Modern Israeli Culture 3 SCL
01:508:220 Ancient Africa  3 HST or SCL
01:508:222 Modern Africa  3 HST or SCL
01:508:224 Women and Gender in African History 3 HST or SCL
01:508:250 Southeast Asia and the World 3 HST or SCL
01:508:271 History of the Caribbean to 1898 3 HST or SCL
01:508:272 History of the Caribbean since 1898  3 HST or SCL
01:508:282 Native American History II 3 HST or SCL
01:510:224 Europe: Gender, Sex, and Society 3 HST or SCL
01:510:245 The Arts of Power: Ritual, Myth, and Propaganda 4 HST or SCL
01:512:266 History of the Black American 3 HST or SCL
01:512:268 Plantation to White House 3 21C, HST or SCL
Interdisciplinary Studies
01:556:271 Immigrant States: Jersey's Global Routes 3 21C, SCL
Jewish Studies
01:563:205 History of the Modern Middle East 3 HST or SCL
01:563:281 Modern Israeli Culture 3 SCL
01:563:350 Introduction to the Modern Middle East  3 21C, HST or SCL, AHo
Latin American Studies
01:590:101 Latin America: An Introduction  3 21C, HST or SCL
01:590:298 Latinos and Migration 3 SCL
Latino and Caribbean Studies
01:595:204 History of the Caribbean to 1898  3 HST or SCL
01:595:205 History of the Caribbean since 1898  3 HST or SCL
01:595:271 Immigrant States: Jersey's Global Routes 3 21C, SCL
01:595:298 Latinos and Migration 3 SCL
Middle Eastern Studies
01:685:100 Introduction to the Modern Middle East 3 21C, HST or SCL, AHo
01:685:201 Islamic Civilization 3 HST or SCL
01:685:203 History of the Modern Middle East 3 HST or SCL
01:685:281 Modern Israeli Culture 3 SCL
01:685:305 The Modern Middle East  3 HST or SCL
01:685:350 Introduction to the Modern Middle East  3 21C, HST or SCL, AHo
01:685:359 Women and Politics in the Middle East 3 HST or SCL
Organizational Leadership
01:713:202 Introduction to Organizational Leadership 3 SCL
Political Science
01:790:101 Nature of Politics  3 SCL
01:790:102 Introduction to International Relations  3 SCL
01:790:103 Comparative Politics  3 HST or SCL
01:790:106 Law and Politics  3 HST or SCL
01:790:359 Women and Politics in the Middle East 3 HST or SCL
Psychology
01:830:101 General Psychology  3 SCL
Religion
01:840:212 Religions of the Western World 3 HST or SCL, AHo
Sociology
01:920:101 Introduction to Sociology 3 21C, SCL
01:920:103 Sociological Analysis of Social Problems 3 21C, SCL
01:920:108 Minority Groups in American Society 3 21C, SCL
01:920:205 Mass Communication in Modern Society 3 SCL
01:920:210 Sociology of Medicine and Health Care 3 SCL
01:920:222 Criminology 3 SCL
01:920:240 Normality and Abnormality 4 21C, SCL, WCd
01:920:271 Immigrant States: Jersey's Global Routes 3 21C, SCL
01:920:273 War: Critical Perspectives 3 21C, SCL
Women's and Gender Studies
01:988:212 Women in Europe and the United States since 1800  3 HST or SCL
01:988:224 Women and Gender in African History  3 HST or SCL
01:988:270 War: Critical Perspectives 3 21C, SCL
01:988:271 Immigrant States: Jersey's Global Routes 3 21C, SCL
01:988:309 Working Women in American Society 3 21C, SCL
Communication and Information
04:189:101 Introduction to Communication and Information Systems and Processing 3 SCL, AHo or AHq
Information Technology and Informatics
04:547:340 Gender and Technology  3 21C, SCL, WCd
Planning and Public Policy
10:762:101 Introduction to Planning, Policy, and Health 3 SCL
10:762:210
(was 10:762:305)
Principles of Public Policy 3 SCL, WCd
10:762:233 The Urban World 3 SCL
Policy, Health, and Administration
10:775:101 Introduction to Planning, Policy, and Health 3 SCL
Public Health
10:832:101 Introduction to Planning, Policy, and Health 3 SCL
10:832:201
(was 10:832:232)
Principles of Public Health 3 SCL, QQ
10:832:242 Principles of Health and Wellness 3 SCL
10:832:252 Health and Social Justice 3 21C, SCL
Public Policy
10:833:210
(was 10:833:305)
Principles of Public Policy 3 SCL, WCd
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT
10:843:210 Principles of Public Policy 3 SCL, WCd
Environmental and Business Economics
11:373:101 Economics, People, and the Environment 3 21C, SCL
11:373:121 Principles and Applications of Microeconomics 3 SCL
11:373:122 Principles and Applications of Macroeconomics 3 SCL
11:373:201 Corporate Citizenship and Social Responsibility 3 SCL
11:373:362 Natural Resource Economics 3 SCL
Environmental Planning and Design
11:573:202
(was 11:372:202)
Environmental Issues in the United States 3 21C, SCL
Environmental Policies, Institutions and Behavior
11:374:101 Introduction to Human Ecology 3 21C, SCL
11:374:115 Water and Society 3 21C, SCL
11:374:175 Energy and Society 3 21C, SCL
11:374:279 Politics of Environmental Issues 3 21C, SCL
Labor Studies
37:575:100 Introduction to Labor Studies & Employment Relations 3 SCL
37:575:101 Introduction to Labor Studies & Employment Relations 3 SCL
37:575:110 Work, Society, and the Quality of Life 3 21C, SCL
37:575:201 Development of the Labor Movement I 3 HST or SCL, WCr or WCd
37:575:202 Development of the Labor Movement II 3 HST or SCL, WCr or WCd
37:575:215 Youth and Work 3 21C, SCL
37:575:230

People, Work, and Organizations

3 SCL
37:575:303 Black Workers in American Society  3 21C, SCL
37:575:309 Working Women in American Society 3 21C, SCL

 

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