TSAS Social Science (SSCI)

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Course numbers with the # symbol included (e.g. #400) have not been taught in the last 3 years.

SSCI 201 - Human Relations

Credits: 4

Learn theories of human behavior and develop skills for applying these concepts in the creation of more effective interpersonal and professional relationships.

SSCI 202 - Social Issues

Credits: 4

Study of social problems in today's world. Particular emphasis on various viewpoints of their causes and solutions. Issues covered range from individual to worldwide.

SSCI 292 - Studies

Credits: 1-4

Students who have the ability and adequate preparation to work independently may propose a contract to design a course or research project on a topic not available through existing course offerings. The purpose of this research is to explore new areas in the student's field of study or to pursue course material in greater depth. Work is supervised by an appropriate faculty/staff member and credit varies depending on the proposed project/research. Areas may include a specific social science topic. Course may be repeated up to a maximum of 8 credits.

SSCI 403 - Environmental Issues & Society

Credits: 2

Course focuses on contemporary environmental problems and their relationship to society. Students examine the nature and extent of specific problems, such as pollution or global warming, and review current thinking about causes, possible interrelationships, and proposed solutions. 2 lec.

SSCI 404 - Leadership Effectiveness Grp P

Credits: 2

By studying various theories of group development and leadership approaches, students explore the ways leaders influence group behavior and goal attainment. Students practice applying theories to specific situations and explore their own individual strengths and weaknesses as both leaders and group members.