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Social Science


Prerequisite/Corequisite Key

P = Course must be taken previously C = Course must be taken concurrently E = Course can be taken previously or concurrently
(RQ) = Required (RM) = Recommended  

SOCSC 101

World Geography

3 credit hours

Pre-requisite: P (RQ) ENGL-120 or HONOR-150

This course is an introduction to general geographical knowledge for students in the social sciences and humanities. It includes the study of maps, map making, physical and human geography. It emphasizes the interaction between people and their environment, and provides a detailed study of the world's geographic regions. May be taken to satisfy University core requirement in social sciences. Students in the History Education and Social Sciences Education majors may be required to complete additional assignments. Priority enrollment will go to majors in history, history education and social sciences education. Prerequisite: 30 credit hours total and 2.5 cumulative grade-point average.

SOCSC 204

Economics for Social Science

3 credit hours

This course introduces key economic concepts including opportunity cost, supply and demand, behavior of consumers and firms, markets, money and finance. Intended primarily for students majoring in history education, social sciences education, education, and social sciences disciplines other than economics, as well as other students with an interest in the subject. May be taken to satisfy University core requirement in social sciences. Students in the history education and social sciences education majors may be required to complete additional assignments. Priority enrollment will go to students in the history education and social sciences education majors. Offered fall.