College of Letters and Sciences
SOSC/PHIL 400. Philosophical Foundations of Social Science. 3 credits.
An examination of the philosophical aspects of social scientific knowledge
and explanation as these are contained in logical empiricist, interpretive/hermeneutical,
and critical theory approaches. Prerequisite: 15 hours of social science
SOSC 450. Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Social Issues. 3 credits.
An examination of the perspectives of the various social scientific disciplines
through a survey of major issues such as inequality, racism and sexism,
development and underdevelopment, the nature of power, the relationship
between the individual and society. Corequisite: SOSC/PHIL 400 and 12 hours
in social science or permission of the instructor.
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