Social Sciences

6 credit hours from at least two disciplines required; a maximum of 9 credit hours count as General Studies credit.

The courses in this category are designed to develop and demonstrate the following abilities:

  1. Articulate the relevance of the Social Science course to their general education.
  2. Describe basic concepts and methods used in a social science discipline.
  3. Demonstrate how basic concepts and methods from a social science discipline explain individual or group behavior.
  4. Evaluate the connection between social science research and social or political policy.
  5. Apply concepts and methods from a social science discipline to social science research.
Criminal Justice
CJUS 101Introduction to Criminal Justice3
CJUS 375Comparative Criminal Justice Systems3
CJUS 380Minorities and Criminal Justice3
Economics
ECON 100Contemporary Economic Issues3
ECON 270Principles of Economics, Macroeconomics3
ECON 271Principles of Economics, Microeconomics3
Ethnic Studies
ETHS 101Introduction to Ethnic Studies3
Family Studies and Interior Design
FSID 151Human Sexual Behavior3
FSID 351Marriage and Family Relationships3
Geography
GEOG 104World Regional Geography3
GEOG 106Human Geography3
GEOG 206Geography of the United States and Canada3
Industrial Technology
ITEC 210Society and Technology3
International Studies
INTS 200Introduction to International Studies3
Political Science
PSCI 110Introduction to American Politics3
PSCI 168Introduction to International Relations3
PSCI 280HSpecial Topics3
Psychology
PSY 203General Psychology3
PSY 230Human Development3
Social Science
SOSC 288Modes of Inquiry Social Sciences3
Sociology
SOC 100Introduction to Sociology3
SOC 250Anthropology3
Speech
SPCH 202Communication Concepts in Society3
Women's Studies
WSTD 220Women's & Gender Studies3