Social Studies – HUSO

HUSO 134 – Introduction to Geography (3)

A study of world geography with an examination of political and human geography. Considers man’s interaction with the planet and fellow humans, leading to the development of different social and cultural patterns, including different economic, urban, religious, and political systems. (3 credit hours) Offered every Fall semester.

HUSO 141 – Introduction to Sociology (3)

A study of the process by which cultures develop and the effects of that development on patterns of behavior of groups in social institutions. (3 credit hours) Offered every semester.

HUSO 233 – National Government (3)

An examination of the establishment and development of constitutional government in America and the functioning of our national government within the federal system. Emphasis is placed on applying an understanding of our political institutions to significant contemporary issues. (3 credit hours) Offered Spring semester of even-numbered years.

HUSO 234 – State and Local Government (3)

An examination of the functions and responsibilities of state, county, municipal and special governments. Attention is given to legislative procedures to equip the student with a practical knowledge of impacting various levels of government. (3 credit hours) Offered Spring semester of odd-numbered years.

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