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2015-2016 Undergraduate catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate catalog [Archived Catalog]

SGR #3

Social Science (6 credit hours in 2 disciplines)

Students will understand the organization, potential, and diversity of the human community through study of the social sciences.

Student Learning Outcomes: As a result of taking courses meeting this goal, students will:

  1. Identify and explain basic concepts, terminology, and theories of the selected social science disciplines from different spatial, temporal, cultural and/or institutional contexts,
  2. Apply selected social science concepts and theories to contemporary issues, and
  3. Identify and explain the social or aesthetic values of different cultures.

In addition, as a result of taking courses meeting this goal, students will be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of at least one of the following:

  1. The origin and evolution of human institutions,
  2. The allocation of human or natural resources within societies, and
  3. The impact of diverse philosophical, ethical or religious views.

Each course meeting this goal includes the following student learning outcomes:
Required: #1, #2, and #3
At least one of the following: #4, #5, or #6