Social Science Courses

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Social Science Course Descriptions

 

SSC100 American Indian Languages
Introduces the diversity and cultural contexts of American Indian Languages. Explores historic migrations, ways of word-borrowing, humor, and musical texts. Also covers gender issues, ecological concerns, spirituality and political views of their speakers combined with rudiments of linguistics, phonetics, writing systems and efforts to revitalize indigenous languages. Offered as needed.
3 Credits

SSC285 Dynamics of a Diverse Wrkplace
Focuses on building diversity knowledge, intercultural experiences, and preparing for career entry in an increasingly diverse workplace. Introduces a broadly defined conceptualization of diversity, the vocabulary of difference, and fundamental core concepts associated with intercultural competency. Examines demographic trends, our changing communities, and employer expectations for intercultural competency. Offered as needed; CL
1 Credits

XSSC9000C Preventing Sexual Harassment
Explains sexual harassment behaviors and their consequences in an academic setting.
.15 CEU

XSSC9000D Sustainability at Work
Provides an overview of sustainability and its benefits. Includes what companies and educational institutions are currently doing. Provides practical ways to implement sustainability in the workplace.
.15 CEU

XSSC9000E Sustainability at Home
Provides an overview of sustainability as well as benefits and common myths. Presents practical ways to implement sustainability at home and in daily life.
.15 CEU