Courses in the Self, Society and the Modern World domain focus on the mutual impact of society and culture on individuals, and of individuals on society and culture. Particular attention is given to human relationships and behavior as they are influenced by social, economic and political institutions, spatial and geographical factors, and the events and social and cultural forces of modernity. It emphasizes the pursuit of knowledge through the development of theory and the application of methods of inquiry that draw on the empirical investigation of the modern world. Courses in the domain explore such particular issues as poverty and economic opportunity, the environment, nationalism, racism, individual alienation, gender differences, and the bases of conflict and consensus in complex, urban societies and in global relations.
Below please find examples of courses previously offered for self, society, and modern world credit. For information on current offerings, please consult Campus Connection.
African and Black Diaspora Studies
Asian American Studies
Early Childhood Education
Computer Game Development
Interactive and Social Media
Latin American and Latino Studies
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Studies
Liberal Studies in Education
Media and Cinema Studies
Peace, Justice, and Conflict Studies
School for New Learning
Women’s and Gender Studies