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TU120

TU 120 Integrated Social Sciences

2 credits

This interdisciplinary course focuses on the fact that social sciences play an important role for society.  The course explains the origins of the social sciences and the modern world, the separation of social sciences from pure sciences, and the acceptance of the scientific paradigm for the explanation of social phenomenon. It also involves the analysis of important disciplines, concepts, and major theories of social sciences by pointing out strengths and weaknesses of each one. Included is the analysis of contemporary social problems, using knowledge and various perspectives—-individual, group, macro-social, national and world perspectives-- to view those problems.