In the AOK Social Sciences category, both courses must emphasize the social sciences.
Students must take two courses in the Social Sciences as an integral part of their
liberal arts education. Courses in the Social Sciences afford students the opportunity
to engage in the systematic study of the relationship of the individual and the
group to the various levels of human society. These levels of analysis include the
individual and groups from the family up to the world.
Students should understand the relationships between the individual or group and
the various levels of human society including the individual, family, community,
nation, and world, as well as the ideas and forces which shape these relationships,
and the very nature of social science analyses of them.
Students should study the applied and/or theoretical dimensions of the quantitative
and qualitative methods used in the social sciences. In addition, students will
engage in one or more of the following learning objectives:
A course offering exposure to the Social Science Area of Knowledge should include
the study of the applied and/or theoretical dimensions of the quantitative and qualitative
methods used in the social sciences. In addition, a substantial portion of a course
that partially satisfies the Social Science Area of Knowledge requirement must also
be devoted to meeting at least one or more of the following criteria: