Social Science (SSC)

SSC-101 Introduction to Social Science (4 credits)

The student is introduced to the perspectives, methods, and concepts of the social sciences. In this class you will learn to analyze social processes and structures, and examine various social groups from a variety of perspectives with an emphasis on sociology and political science. A prime focus of this class is culture as a social science concept. Students will be asked to examine the values and norms of behavior of a variety of cultures. Finally, each student will work to identify her own values and consider how they impact how they see the world.