Social Science Course (SSC)

SSC 300 Doing Social Sciences 3

Introductory course for the online SPLS Social Sciences major. Topics include epistemology, theory development, research ethics, study design, data collection, and data analysis.

Prerequisites: SPLS Social Sciences major. junior or senior standing; or permission of the instructor.

SSC 301 Contemporary Issues in the Social Sciences 3

Introductory course for the online SPLS Social Sciences major. Analysis of a single contemporary issue using each of the academic disciplines in the SPLS Social Science concentration.

Prerequisites: SPLS Social Sciences major. junior or senior standing; or permission of the instructor.

SSC 350 Inequality in a Changing World 3

This course introduces major schools of social science theory from several areas of study and applies them to the study and explanation of domestic and global inequality.

Prerequisites: SSC 300. SSC 301; 12 s.h. in residence at UNCG (can include SSC 300 and SSC 301); SPLS major with a concentration in Social Sciences.

SSC 400 Senior Seminar in the Social Sciences 3

Capstone seminar for students pursuing the SPLS Social Science concentration.

Prerequisites: SPLS Social Sciences major. senior standing; SSC 300 and SSC 301; and permission of the instructor.

SSC 401 Individual Study in the Social Sciences 1-3

Directed program of reading and/or research in the Social Sciences. The credits can be used to fulfill either "distribution" or "area of emphasis" requirements.

Prerequisites: SSC 300 and SSC 301. permission of instructor and program director;

Notes: May be repeated once for credit, for up to 6 s.h.