Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Essential Skills:

  • Communication
  • Personal & Social Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking

3 credit hours

One course from the list below.

Whoever you are, no matter how lonely,
the world offers itself to your imagination,
calls to you like the wild geese, harsh and exciting
over and over announcing your place
in the family of things.

Mary Oliver, "Wild Geese"
  • Explore how diverse peoples, as individuals and in complex groups, operate.
  • Explain how social groups affect behavior and behaviors affect societies.
  • Design ways of studying humans, social systems, and diverse identities.
  • Identify when information about humans and societies is based on scientific research.


Please consult the 2023-24 catalog. Use the filter in the top right hand corner to navigate the General Education list. gen-ed-courses-page.png  drop-down-gen-ed-menu.png