Social sciences span many fields, including psychology, sociology, political science, and anthropology. The social sciences use scientific approaches to study social phenomenon. Whether you choose to pursue a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, doctoral degree, or simply take a class for personal enrichment, there are many course options available.
What is a course in social sciences? Regardless of the specific field of study, students who take a course in social sciences can expect to focus on the scientific method and theory. Most courses in the social sciences are research based, building knowledge from established theories and pushing the boundaries of what is already known through additional research. Courses in social science vary widely depending on the field. Students interested in psychology can expect to take courses in developmental, clinical, social, and cognitive psychology. Sociology courses focus on social groups and interactions. Those studying anthropology explore the holistic human experience, including the cultural, economic, and historical components of a society.
Students who take a course in one of the social sciences gain a deeper understanding of the social and cultural constructs that make up human experience. Because studying social sciences teaches the scientific method, it also offers a foundation for conducting future research.
Social sciences courses vary widely in cost, depending on the specific field of study, the university, and the country. To learn more about the costs of courses, explore programs and fields that you are most interested in.
The job prospects for those studying social sciences are as wide-ranging as the fields themselves. From social worker to anthropologist, there are opportunities for a variety of occupations. Some students choose to pursue a PhD and then either teach, conduct research, or enter into private practice. Others earn a bachelor’s degree and then enter careers in mental health, education, or politics. With coursework in social sciences, students are prepared to work in a variety of people-centered occupations.
Whatever your area of interest, there are courses in social sciences available. Whether you are a busy professional hoping to take a single course or someone considering a full-time program, you’ll find courses tailored to fit any schedule. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.
Our Law with Business Psychology* is a three year qualifying law degree. The course focuses on key legal topics and related skills in Business Psychology. [+]
Chinese Culture is wide and rich. We have many different kinds of chinese cultural class, all given by very professional teacher.These classes can be taught in group or One-on-One: Calligraphy/Chinese Knots [+]
This programme is a two (2) week long, three (3) credit offering which explores the Jamaican culture through an intensive (on-campus) study and field experience. [+]
More than just a language course, the Study Year Abroad allows you to study academic subjects alongside UK students. Duration: 1, 2, or 3 terms.This course is the perfect opportunity to have a gap year experience in the UK. [+]
In this course we focus on Pilgrims and Puritans, the principal protagonists of Colonial America. [+]
A semester in Iceland is an option for free mover students who are not from one of the partner universities of Bifröst University and would like to stay in Iceland for study and adventure. [+]
FSD Research Internships allow participants to engage with FSD community partners in researching local issues and developing potential solutions. With community-based participatory research, the research question is defined and findings are analyzed together with the community. [+]
Semester Abroad Program is one of the UCU’s study projects offered in English for an international audience. It introduces young intellectuals different cultural backgrounds of Ukrainian heritage within the larger Central-Eastern European context. [+]
The three-week course “UKRAINIAN SPRING” will provide you with an intensive study of the Ukrainian language and diverse cultural program. [+]
In this program, you learn about Irish culture through courses in the humanities and social sciences that focus on themes of tradition, change, and identity in modern Ireland. Writing and literature courses tap into the rich artistic history of Ireland, and you may also choose to participate in an internship or service learning placement to complement your classroom learning. [+]
Our gap year and semester offerings allow students to learn and master new skills as they venture on challenging expeditions outside of the traditional classroom. [+]
The School of Liberal Arts offers General Education (GED) courses that are parts of the undergraduate programs run by different schools. As per University Grants Commission guidelines, GED courses are essential elements in imparting comprehensive life-based and value-based knowledge on students vis-a-vis their regular major concentrations. [+]
This is a volunteer teaching placement designed for deep cultural immersion and exchange. This program is ideal for adults hoping to get their feet wet in teaching, teachers planning to travel during their summer break, or travelers seeking to experience full cultural immersion while teaching English abroad. Both Language Buddy and host family are volunteers. [+]
The course will examine the continuity and the changes in U.S. foreign policy toward Latin America and the Caribbean from the Monroe Doctrine to ALCA´s failure. Historically, the region has been of special interest to the U.S. because of its proximity and instability. It is the area in which America’s principles and its power have often collided. [+]
This program is designed for students who wish to take advantage of their summer vacation to learn not just the Chinese language, but also various aspects of Chinese culture. This program combines [+]
Summer Program Chinese Language & Culture
This program is designed for students who wish to take advantage of their summer vacation to learn not just the Chinese language, but also various aspects of Chinese culture. This program combines three hours of daily Chinese language instruction along with special activities and lectures.The Chinese language course has 2 levels ranging from beginner to intermediate. Cultural activities and field trips offer students hands-on experiences with traditional crafts, music, martial arts and performing arts. In addition, special lectures that explore Chinese history, religion and life help students widen and deepen their knowledge of Chinese culture.Program Period: July 1, 2015 to Aug 4,2015（5 weeks）Program Schedule... [-]