SOST – Social Studies
Social Studies 30-1
5 Credits Weekly (6-0-0)
Students are introduced to the complexities of ideologies. This includes the study of the origins of ideologies and their influences on regional, international, and global relations. Students will explore the origins and complexities of ideologies and examine multiple perspectives on the principles of classical and modern liberalism. Analyzing various political and economic systems will allow students to assess the viability of the principles of liberalism. Developing understandings of the roles and responsibilities associated with citizenship will encourage students to respond to emergent global issues.
Prerequisites: SOST 020-1 or ENGL 020-1 or equivalent.