College of Applied Science and Technology
(formerly Summit College)

Social Sciences

Courses

2400:230 Technical Career Search Skills (1 credit)

Students will develop specific skills in resume writing, interviewing, self-directed job search, networking, researching employers, as well as learning the fundamentals of the job market.

2400:240 Human Relations (3 credits)

Examination of principles and methods which aid in understanding the individual's response to society and the relationship between society and individuals.

2400:241 Technology and Human Values (2 credits)

Examination of impact of scientific and technical change upon people, their values and institutional arrangements. Topics include biomedical technology, automation, economic growth, natural environment and technology and quality of life.

2400:242 American Urban Society (3 credits)

Multidisciplinary treatment of urban processes and problems. Concerns historical, political, social, economic and other environmental forces which impact the individual in an urban setting.

2401:243 Contemporary Global Issues (3 credits)

Multidisciplinary approach to global social problems. Examines cultural, political, and economic issues in developed and developing nations. Emphasizes technology's impact and global interrelationships.

2400:244 Death and Dying (2 credits)

Multidisciplinary approach to death and dying. Emphasis on coping with death and loss on the professional and personal levels.

2400:247 Survey of Basic Economics (3 credits)

Introduction to economic analysis and issues designed for the student taking only one course in economics. Coverage includes economic systems, exchange, money and banking, national income, employment, fiscal policy and current domestic economic problems.

2400:251 Human Behavior at Work (3 credits)

Examination of relationship between human behavior and the work organization. Emphasis on how contemporary organizations are changing and what makes individuals within their organizations more effective.

2400:254 The Black Experience from 1619 to 1877 (2 credits)
Prerequisite: 2020:121 or 3300:111.

Examination of the black American including origins, historical achievements and present striving to achieve first-class citizenship in America from 1619 to 1877.

2400:255 The Black Experience since 1877 (2 credits)
Prerequisite: 2020:121 or 3300:111.

Examines issues in Black America since 1877 . Compare segregation, integration, desegregation with equal opportunity and diversity as strategies ameliorating discrimination, racism and cultural differences.

2400:256 Diversity in American Society (2 credits)
Prerequisite: 2020:121 or 3300:111 or equivalent.

Survey course covering demographic, social, economic, political, and educational realities of diversity in 21st Century. Focus on diversity and unity, historical overview.

2400:290 Special Topics: Associate Studies Social Sciences (1-4 credits)
Prerequisite: permission. (May be repeated with a change in topic.)

Selected topics on subject areas of interest in the social sciences.

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