Social and Behavioral Sciences

Instructions

Proposing a new course for General Education credit: (1) Mark the relevant outcomes, (2) briefly explain how each will be addressed in the course, (3) attach to the course proposal.

Requesting a course substitution: (1) Check the outcomes met by the substituted course, (2) attach to a completed Undergraduate Course Substitution form pdf_icon_sm.

Requirement

Four (4) or more learning outcomes must be met for any course(s) in this category.

Students will demonstrate the ability to....

  1. Recognize, describe, and explain social institutions, structures, and processes and the complexities of a global culture and diverse society.
  2. Think critically about how individuals are influenced by political, geographic, economic, cultural, and family institutions in their own and other diverse cultures and explain how one's own belief system may differ from others.
  3. Explore the relationship between the individual and society as it affects the personal behavior, social development and quality of life of the individual, the family and the community.
  4. Examine the impact of behavioral and social scientific research on major contemporary issues and their disciplines' effects on individuals and society.
  5. Using the most appropriate principles, methods, and technologies, perceptively and objectively gather, analyze, and present social and behavioral science research data, draw logical conclusions, and apply those conclusions to one's life and society.
  6. Take ethical stands based on appropriate research in the social and behavioral sciences.
  7. Analyze and communicate the values and processes that are used to formulate theories regarding the social context of individual human behavior in the social and behavioral sciences.