Course Description

This 1-credit hour courseprovides a historical overview of the development of the social sciences and their approaches to investigating social phenomena. Students learn how to become critical consumers of social science research and gain an understanding of the skills necessary to be a practitioner in the field of social sciences.

Course Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify methodologies used to investigate social phenomena common to social science research;
  • Critically analyze various social phenomena from the perspective of social sciences;
  • Interpret various types of works produced by social scientists, and
  • Develop and present written arguments and critical written reflections in a chosen field of social sciences in a manner that is consistent with the field’s professional norm.

Course Syllabi

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