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SOC 111. Sociology of Race and Ethnicity (3 units/84 hours)
Prerequisites: G.E. Foundation and Breadth Area D. Dominant and minority group relations historically, cross-culturally, and in contemporary American society. Primarily, the bases examined are in terms of ethnicity-race, religion, nationality, country-of-origin, nativity, and language. G.E. Multicultural/International MI.


BA 18. Business and the Legal Environment (3 units/84 hours)
Prerequisite: sophomore standing. Introduction to legal system; relation of ethics to law; administrative, criminal, tort, and labor law; and legal aspects of international trade. A more extensive study of the law of contracts and agency. Case studies; discussion and analysis.


PHIL 127. Philosophy of Law (3 units/84 hours)
Nature and functions of law; methods of justifying legal systems; logic of legal reasoning; analysis of fundamental legal concepts.


PHIL 150. Foundations of Knowledge (3 units/84 hours)
Prerequisites: G.E. Foundation and Breadth Area C. Nature, sources, and limits of human knowledge; roles of perception, reason, testimony, and intuition in acquiring rational beliefs; e.g. science, mathematics, values, the arts, religion, social issues, and psychological states. G.E. Integration IC.


PHIL 45. Introduction to Logic (3 units/84 hours)
Basic concepts and methods of logic; development of skills in deductive and inductive reasoning, with emphasis on deduction. Elementary formal techniques for propositional logic; categorical logic, fallacies, and language. (PHIL 45 and PHIL 25 cannot both be taken for credit.) G.E. Foundation A3


PLSI 170. Constitutional Law, the Federal Structure (3 units/84 hours)
Judicial Review, powers of the president, powers of Congress, federalism, and the contract clause and due process — economic rights through case studies of leading Supreme Court decisions.


SOC 162. Social Psychology (3 units/84 hours)
Prerequisites: Tier One courses (SOC 1, 3, 125, and SOC 130W or UDWE). Social factors affecting the development of social personality, attitudes and behavior. Basic social processes involved in interpersonal interaction. Demonstrations and student observations to increase an understanding of social processes in everyday life.


EAD 261. Introduction to Education Administration (3 units/84 hours)
Initial course in Education Administration sequence. Development of knowledge and skills central to managing educational organizations.


EAD 262. Education Leadership (3 units/84 hours)
Prerequisites: EAD 261. Initial course in education leadership. Development of knowledge and skills essential to organizational leadership.


EAD 273. Ethical and Professional Issues in Education Administration (3 units/84 hours)
Prerequisite: Preliminary Administrative Services Credential or permission of instructor. Seminar on the ethical and professional issues of administrative professionalism, examined in the context of the various roles the administrator is expected to perform as a practitioner.


ERA 153. Educational Statistics (3 units/84 hours)
Methods of describing, analyzing, and interpreting data; statistical methods including correlation, regression, t-tests, 1 and 2-way ANOVA designs, and chi-square. Computer applications during lab activities.


ERA 220. Research in Education (3 units/84 hours)
Prerequisites: ERA 153. Seminar in education research methodology; library resources; critiquing data collection, analyses, interpretation in research articles; writing research papers; for elementary adn secondary teaching, early childhood, reading, administration, counseling, special education, related fields.


ERA 288. Educational Measurement and Program Evaluation
Prerequisite: ERA 153. Procedures and issues involved in the measurement and evaluation of educational programs; planning, etc. Applications in educational settings are emphasized.


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