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SSCI 101 - Technological Literacy Across Social Sciences

(2,1) 2 Credits

General Education Course: Technological Competency, Information Literacy
Prerequisite(s): Placement into ENGL 111 English Composition I  with ENGL 070 English Composition I Workshop  , or higher, and MATH 020 Elementary Algebra  .
This multidisciplinary course introduces students to the critical analysis and technical aspects of information related to the social sciences. Students will learn how to identify and address an area of examination, to collect information by conducting online literature reviews and by gathering data, to process and critically examine the information they encounter, and to effectively communicate information. Students will develop computer skills to identify, collect, process, and present social sciences information. They will learn how to use specialized databases, word and data processing programs, spreadsheets, and multimedia software for oral presentations. Students will also learn to use computers and information ethically. As a multidisciplinary course, this course uses data and information from, but not limited to, the following disciplines: anthropology, political science, psychology, sociology, and social work.

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