The Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences option is designed for the student who desires a broad exposure to the development of human culture and social organization through exploration of the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences and how each area influences and supports the other at the Associate Degree level. Courses in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences option are those which focus on the cultural activities and artistic expressions, as well as the organizational principles and patterns of human beings. Such courses include introductory or integrative courses in arts, anthropology, foreign languages, history, economics, literature, music, philosophy, politics, psychology, religion, and theatre. These courses are designed to help the student develop an awareness of the ways in which people throughout the ages and in different cultures have responded to themselves and the world around them.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Analyze the similarities and differences between the ways knowledge is collected and applied in the disciplines.
- Compare and contrast controversial viewpoints regarding issues from the perspective of two or more disciplines.
- Demonstrate the ability to integrate and utilize knowledge from multiple disciplines.