Social Science I

  • A Saint Mary’s student identifies and explains social science concepts and theories about human behavior, systems, and cultures.
  • A Saint Mary’s student applies social science concepts and theories in her analysis of human behavior, systems, and cultures.
  • A Saint Mary’s student recognizes and explains effects of diversity and equity in specific areas such as class, race, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or privilege.

NOTE:  The Sophia Program represents a dynamic curriculum with regular changes and new courses certified for particular learning outcomes.  The following lists of Sophia Program course certifications are accurate at the time of publication.  Not all sections of all courses have been certified for the Sophia Program.  The class schedule search feature in PRISM, as well as the current schedule pdf, provides section-level certification details.

 Achieve Social Science I Learning Outcomes through one of the following:

ANTH 141 Peoples and Nature 3 hours
ANTH 253
Survey I: Culture and Languages
3 hours
MUS 341 Latin American Music 3 hours
POSC 151
Political Issues
3 hours
POSC 160
Global Political Issues
3 hours
POSC 201 American Politics 3 hours
POSC 203RM Contemporary Italian Problems 3 hours
POSC 206
International Politics
3 hours
POSC 207
Introduction to Comparative Politics
3 hours
PSYC 156
Introduction to Psychology: Culture and Systems 3 hours
SOC 230 Inequalities in Education
3 hours
SOC 255 Race, Ethnicity, and Identity in the U.S.
3 hours
SOC 257 Sociology of Families
3 hours
SW 370 Family Violence and Sexual Abuse Issues
3 hours