Social Science (SSC) Courses

SSC 125 Foundations of Child Care (3-0) 3 hrs.

An examination of contemporary aspects of child care programs and an introduction to child care in in-home, center based and institutional settings. Child care theory, practice and social policy issues will be addressed. Prerequisites: HUS 102, PSY 100. Corequisite: PSY 225.  View Course Syllabus Adobe Acrobat, PDF

SSC 150 Human Sexuality (3-0) 3 hrs.

An examination of human sexuality from biological, psychological, sociological, historical and anthropological perspectives. Research, theoretical perspectives and contemporary issues will be examined.  View Course Syllabus Adobe Acrobat, PDF

SSC 200 Introduction to Gerontology (3-0) 3 hrs.

An interdisciplinary examination of biological, sociological, psychological, anthropological, economic, political, demographic and medical perspectives as they bear upon the aging process and aged populations.  View Course Syllabus Adobe Acrobat, PDF

SSC 205 Service Learning (3-0) 3 hrs.

An opportunity for students to learn experientially by engaging in a community service activity. Students will learn directly about the dynamics and functions of community organizations. Students will be involved in 45 hours of supervised community service.  View Course Syllabus Adobe Acrobat, PDF

SSC 215 Topics in Social Science (3-0) 3 hrs.

This course is designed to offer students an opportunity to focus in-depth on a particular thematic area in the social sciences. The topic and content will vary from year to year. Specimen topics might include Justice in America, History of the Supreme Court, The Vietnam Era 1954-75, Tourism Anthropology, Women and Society or Sports in Society. This course is open to all students and community members interested in a particular seminar topic.  View Course Syllabus Adobe Acrobat, PDF