Undergraduate Bulletin

Fall 2022 Bulletin

Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS+) 

Courses meeting the SBS+ requirement will typically have prerequisites drawn from the areas of Understand, Observe, and Analyze Human Behavior and the Structure and Functioning of Society (SBS), Understand the Political, Social, and Cultural History of the United States (USA), or Engage Global Issues (GLO). Such courses will require students to cover material in social and behavioral sciences at a deeper level than the introductory Versatility courses. 

Learning Outcomes for “Pursue Deeper Understanding”

1. Students must use the skills expected from their Versatility courses to study and practice them in greater depth, with further study applied to the area in which they are certified.  

Standards for “Pursue Deeper Understanding”

1. Certified courses must expect students to practice the skills they learned in their Versatility courses in greater depth. These courses must have prerequisites from among the Versatility categories and will typically be at the 200-400 level.

For a list of Stony Brook courses that satisfy these learning objectives and standards, complete a course search at this link.