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HMS 100 Introduction to Social Behavioral Science
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2016
SUN#: None
AGEC: None
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only
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Description: Concepts and issues in the social sciences are explored through such sources as primary documents, articles, biographies, ethnographies, postings by social science organizations on social media, and visual media.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Define and explain terms and concepts in the social behavioral sciences, such as the concept of civil society.
2. (Comprehension Level) Discuss assumptions made in the social behavioral sciences regarding the social world.
3. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate approaches and research methods in the social sciences to understand humanity.
4. (Evaluation Level) Compare and contrast theories of social behavioral sciences.
5. (Application Level) Apply concepts in the social sciences to societal issues.
6. (Application Level) Make applications to one's own life, such as how one can use knowledge of one's previously hidden biases to mitigate the effect of such in interactions with others.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None