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Supporting Courses

Approved supporting courses in biological or chemical aspects of behavior
ANTH 120 – The Human Animal
ANTH 320 – Primate Social Behavior & Ecology
BIOL 110 – Human Biology
BIOL 111 – Zoology
BIOL 201 – Biological Issues
BIOL 215 – Emerging Diseases
BIOL 217 – Evolution
BIOL 289 – Genetics
BIOL 340 – Animal Behavior
CHEM 127 – Biochemical Issues (if topics are: Nutrition, Nerve Signaling, or Consciousness)
CHEM 300 – Biochemistry

Approved supporting courses in philosophical or sociocultural approaches
ANTH 100 – Society and Culture
ANTH 206 – Social and Cultural Theory
ANTH 252 – Language and Culture
ANTH 304 – Women, Culture, and Society
ANTH 305 – Gender and Culture
ANTH 306 – Race and Culture
IDST 292 – Technology and Cognition
IDST 273 – AI in Fact and Fiction
PHIL 205 – Modern Philosophy
PHIL 221 – Biomedical Ethics
PHIL 230 – Philosophy of Science
PHIL 238 – 19th Century Philosophy
PHIL 241 – Philosophy of Mind
PHIL 250 – Chinese Philosophy
PHIL 260 – Race Theory
SOCI 210 – Families in Transition
SOCI 220 – Sociology of Race and Ethnicity
SOCI 225 – Sociology of Sex and Gender
SOCI 255 – Identity, Self, and Society
SOCI 275 – Health, Medical Care, and Society
SOCI 280 – Social Deviance
WGST 150 – Introduction to Women’s Studies
WGST 155 – Introduction to Gender Studies
WGST 165 – Topics in Women’s and Gender Studies: Sex and Power
WGST 252 – Women’s Health

  • To have courses from another institution count towards the major, fill out a “Request Form” and submit it to the department chair. Please include supporting material (i.e., course description, course syllabus) to help us evaluate your request.
  • Other courses at Beloit may count towards this requirement with approval from the department.