Introduction to the Social Sciences

EXD 360-102 Introduction to the Social Sciences

3 Hours Social Sciences

Instructor: Kim Colburn

*This contract must be completed within 6 months of enrollment

Purpose

To introduce students to the Social Sciences, their methods, and the major areas of study.

Learning Objectives

  1. Students will learn why the Social Sciences are a necessary part of a comprehensive education.
  2. Students will become aware of what the Social Sciences are and what contributions constitute the various methodologies of the Social Sciences.
  3. Students will become familiar with the current major areas studied by the different Social Sciences.
  4. Students will learn why the study of contemporary society is a good and basic introduction to the Social Sciences.