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College of Liberal Arts

Courses - CLA Lower Division

190. Selected Topics in Liberal Arts (1-6)

Topics of special interest in the liberal arts.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units with different topics in the same semester. Topics announced in the Schedule of Classes.

195. Introduction to the Learning Community-Transition to College Success (1)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Learning Alliance Program.
Provides members of Learning Alliance with introduction to learning community. Addresses scholarly and academic research skill development, literacy in basic computer skills, methods to integrate two disciplines featured in paired courses, and how to develop a personal academic plan. Initiates community volunteer and service learning requirement.
Letter grade only (A-F).

230. The Home in Comparative Perspective (3)

Prerequisite: GE Foundation requirements.
Explores how the term "home" has been deployed in a number of different historical, political, social, economic, and geographical contexts. Analysis of primary documents and secondary texts. Conduct independent research and also explore personal meanings associated with the term "home."

250. Elementary Statistics (4)

Prerequisites: Knowledge of mathematical procedures usually covered in elementary high school algebra.
Introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics and their applications in social and behavioral science research; performance of statistical exercises by interactive computer. Emphasis upon knowledge of which statistical tests to use and how to interpret their results.
Same course as HDEV 250. Not open for credit to students with credit in ANTH 202, PSY 110, 210, SOC 250 or HDEV 250. (Discussion 3 hours, laboratory 2 hours.)