SSC2001 Social Studies I: Civics & Economics
3 credits. An introductory course to civics and economics examines the roles citizens play in the political, governmental, and economic systems in the United States, by examining the United States Constitution, identifying the rights, duties, and responsibilities of citizens, and describing the structure and operation of government at the local, state, and national levels, and by investigating the process by which decisions are made in the American market economy and explain the government’s role in it.
SSC2202 Social Studies II: Economic Sociology
3 credits. An introductory course to sociology and economics that investigates, analyzes, and applies sociological concepts and methods to the analysis of the production, distribution, exchange, and consumption of goods and services.
SSC3030 Introduction to Philosophy
3 credits. A survey course in the history of Western philosophy. (Cross-listed with THE3030)
3 credits. An introductory course concerning the basic concepts of society, its culture, and the functioning of its institutions.
SSC3202 Principles of Economics
3 credits. An introductory course in economics. An examination of student behavior and choices as they relate to the entire economy.
SSC3210 World Regional Geography
3 credits. An overview of the world’s major realms from a spatial perspective. The physiographic and cultural landscapes of regions are explored using systematic geographic concepts.
SSC3220 Latin-American Culture & Civilization
3 credits. An advanced level course presenting an overview of the history, beliefs, customs, and behaviors of Latinos in the United States and abroad. (Cross-listed with SPN3001)
SSC4201 Introduction to Minority Cultures
3 credits. An overview of the beliefs, customs, and behaviors of minority ethnic groups in the United States as compared to the student’s own culture.