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Revised General Education Program


2001 Appendix A - General Education Core Areas


Social Sciences Core Area (N)

Definition

Social Sciences: courses related to the study of human development and behavior and varying social, economic, cultural, and political solutions to societal and global problems

Guidelines

To qualify, a course will:

  1. advance the understanding of human behavior and/or human development
  2. apply social science theoretical perspectives and/or social science concepts to contemporary societal issues in order to expand the knowledge base in the social sciences
  3. provide assignments or opportunities which involve the interpretation of data and/or the evaluation of evidence

Examples