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Social Sciences

Social Sciences - complete 6 credits

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain how social scientists practice critical thinking.
  • Demonstrate the ability to address problems using tools and methods exemplary of the social sciences.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of appropriate content in two different social sciences.
Social Sciences 16
Varieties of World Culture
Family, Kin, and Community
Myth, Ritual, Symbol and Religion
Business and Its Environment
Law and the Individual
Foundations for Social Research
Introduction to Democracy and Justice Studies
Freedom and Social Control
American Law in Historical Perspective
Introduction to Women's & Gender Studies
Macro Economic Analysis
Micro Economic Analysis
History of Economic Thought
Cultural Images in Materials for Children and Adolescents
World Regions and Concepts: A Geographic Analysis
Human Geography and Concepts
Introduction to Human Development
Global Politics and Society
American Government and Politics
Introduction to Public Policy
Environmental Politics and Policy
Politics of Developing Areas
Global Environmental Politics and Policy
Senior Seminar/Capstone in Political Science
Introduction to Psychology
Environment and Society
Introduction to Public Administration
You and Your Future: Living and Working in an Aging Society
Foundations of Social Welfare Policy
Family Principles and Patterns
Introduction to Sociology
Ethnic and Racial Identities
Introduction to Urban and Regional Studies
City Life and Globalization
Urban Social Problems
Cities in Cinema
Latino Communities in the United States

 Complete two courses (6 credits) in at least two different course prefixes