System-wide General Education Requirements: Social
GOAL 3: Social Sciences 6 credits (in two disciplines)
Students will understand the organization, potential, and diversity of the human community through study of the social studies.
Student Learning Outcomes: As a result of taking courses meeting this goal, students will:
- Identify and explain basic concepts, terminology and theories of the selected social science disciplines from different spatial, temporal, cultural and/or instructional contexts.
- Apply selected social science concepts and theories to contemporary issues.
- Identify and explain the social or aesthetic values of different cultures. In addition, as a result of taking courses meeting this goal, students will be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of at least one of the following:
- The origin and evolution of human institutions.
- The allocation of human or natural resources within societies.
- The impact of diverse philosophical, ethical or religious views.
|General Education Requirements|
|Social Sciences Component||6|
|ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics *||3|
|ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics *||3|
|GEOG 101 Introduction to Geography *||3|
|GEOG 200 Introduction to Human Geography||3|
|HIST 151 US History I **||3|
|HIST 152 US History II **||3|
|HIST 256 World History */**||3|
|POLS 100 American Government||3|
|POLS 210 State and Local Government||3|
|PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology||3|
|SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology **||3|
|SOC 150 Social Problems **||3|
|SOC 240 Sociology of Rural America||3|
|SOC 285 Society and Technology */**||3|
|* Global Issues Requirement (see Part II of Institutional Graduation Requirements)|
|** IGR Written Communications Requirement|