This is an interdisciplinary and comparative introduction to the study of human beings and their efforts to adapt and function successfully in a dynamic global environment. Emphasis is placed on American social, economic and political institutions. Historical and geographical background, as well as exploration of the methods and approaches commonly used in the social sciences will catalyze an appraisal of present day American society and how it compares with other societies around the globe. The primary focus is on government and politics, the economy, international relations and the philosophies/ideologies that underlie them.
- Credit Hours: 4
- Contact Hours: 4