SSC - Social Science

SSC 1013 credit hours (lecture: 3 | lab: 0)
The Individual in Modern Society  

Course introduces the social sciences by examining the individual’s role in Modern Societies, using an interdisciplinary approach. Content explores perspectives of two or more of the following disciplines: history, economics, sociology, anthropology, psychology and/or political science.

IAI General Education: S9 900  
Delivery mode: Face-to-Face | Online
SSC 1053 credit hours (lecture: 3 | lab: 0)
Introduction To Ethnic Studies  

Course introduces concepts and issues regarding race and ethnicity within and beyond the United States, and through a critical and interdisciplinary approach, studies their impact on society. Topics include identity and group affiliation; historical formation of racial categories and the emergence of theories of "whiteness"; issues of power and privilege; the connection between race, class, gender and sexuality; immigration and imperialism; and race and education.

IAI General Education: S7 903D  
Delivery mode: Face-to-Face | Online
SSC 2013 credit hours (lecture: 3 | lab: 0)
Introduction to Global Studies  

Course focuses on an interdisciplinary examination of global interdependence. It introduces students to various disciplines within the social sciences and the distinct perspectives and approaches used by social scientists in seeking to understand the process of globalization. Content includes an examination of historical, ecological, cultural, technological and political-economic global developments. Multidisciplinary approach uses perspectives from two or more of the following disciplines: history, economics, sociology, anthropology, psychology and/or political science.

IAI General Education: S9 900  
Delivery mode: Face-to-Face | Online
SSC 2053 credit hours (lecture: 3 | lab: 0)
Latin American Civilization and Culture  

Course explores selected Latin American cultures and civilizations. Content includes historical background, with focus upon contemporary issues. Multidisciplinary approach) uses perspectives from two or more of the following disciplines: history, economics, sociology, anthropology, psychology and/or political science.

Delivery mode: Face-to-Face
SSC 2063 credit hours (lecture: 3 | lab: 0)
Contemporary China And Japan  

Course explores current societies in China and Japan. Content focus is on contemporary politicaleconomic and social issues. Multidisciplinary approach uses perspectives from two or more of the following disciplines: history, economics, sociology, anthropology, psychology and/or political science.

Delivery mode: Face-to-Face
SSC 2403 credit hours (lecture: 3 | lab: 0)
Introduction To Social Research  

Course introduces social research. Content includes research design, methodology, simple statistical analysis of data and interpretation of empirical social data. Students will design, conduct and interpret a short survey.

Prerequisite: any SSC course with minimum grade of C.  
Delivery mode: Face-to-Face
SSC 2901-4 credit hours (lecture: 1-4 | lab: 1-4)
Topics In Social Science  

Course explores major issues currently facing the United States and other nations of the world. Socioeconomic, political and other social-scientific perspectives are considered in the study of these global topics. Course has a different focus and/or scope from other courses currently offered in the department and can be repeated on different topics up to three times for up to nine credits. Prerequisite may vary by topic.

Delivery mode: Face-to-Face