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SOCI 292: Cultural Anthropology An introduction to anthropological descriptions and explanations of the highly diverse ways of life created by people living in different times and places. 3 credits SOCI 293: Physical Anthropology An introduction to physical anthropology, its history,methods, theories, and selected practical applications, including forensic anthropology. Topics include: the social history and application of physical anthropology, race and human variation, primatology, and hominid evolution. 3 credits SOCI 351: Statistics for the Social Sciences This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of applied statistics. Students will learn basic descriptive and inferential methods for univariate, bivariate, and multivariate analyses. Emphasis is placed on practical applications of statistical methods. Critical evaluation of each application is an important element of the process. Instruction in the use of statistical software is provided. 3 credits, Fall, Spring SOCI 352: Methods of Social Research Practical guidance in the design of both quantitative and qualitative research. Topics include theory and research design, conceptualization, measurement, data construction and analysis, and the ethics of social research. Prerequisite: SOCI 351 3 credits SOCI 390-394: Supervised Readings and Special Topics in Sociology SOCI 395-399: Independent Study

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Theology JAMES MENKHAUS, Ph.D. Chairperson FACULTY: Professors: Michael E. DeSanctis, Terry Giles, Patrick F. O’Connell, Suzanne Richard. Assistant Professors: Eric Dart, James Menkhaus, Rev. Casimir Wozniak. Adjunct: Rev. Jason Glover, Caleb Gundlach, Gary Harbaugh, Robert Nicastro, Rev. Nicholas Rouch, Sister Charlotte Anne Zalot O.S.B. Vision The Theology Department is a community of faculty and students engaged: in the interpretation and articulation of the Christian faith; in the understanding of religious experience; and in the search for the truth about God and the human family. Mission The faculty of the Theology Department will: successfully introduce students to theological reflection, Christian morality, and the Bible; enable students to understand their role as ethical agents of change in the world; and engage in academic research. Department Outcomes • Students articulate major concepts within the Judeo-Christian tradition. • Students apply Catholic moral teaching to contemporary issues. • Students apply Catholic teaching on ecumenism and/or interreligious dialogue to global religious traditions. • Students apply theological method and Christian experience in the process of independent research. Curriculum The Theology Department supports the mission of Gannon University and its commitment to the Catholic Intellectual Tradition. As a defining aspect of the intellectual life and student

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