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UNCG Student Learning Outcomes

Liberal Studies (BA) Social Sciences Online

Mission

The Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies, Social Sciences Concentration, is an online degree completion program for adult students who have earned a minimum of 60 hours of transferable credit at other institutions. The program is designed to provide students with an opportunity to complete their baccalaureate degree in an e-learning environment by gaining a broad-based understanding of the social sciences. The social sciences are the fields of academic scholarship that explore aspects of human behavior and societies. Upon completing the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies Social Sciences Concentration students will be able to:

  • Engage theory and practice in the social sciences to better understand human behavior, activities, organizations, and cultures.
  • Critically analyze social science related information in the popular media.
  • Explain the interconnections, differences and interdependence among the social sciences.
  • Read, evaluate and interpret research in the social sciences.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively in an appropriate professional style.

Learning Outcomes

Engagement
Upon completing the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies Social Sciences Concentration students will be able to engage theory and practice in the social sciences to better understand human behavior, activities, organizations and cultures.

Synthesis
Upon completing the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies Social Sciences Concentration students will be able to explain the interconnections, differences and interdependence among the social sciences.

Reading
Upon completing the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies Social Sciences Concentration students will be able to read, evaluate and interpret research in the social sciences.

Communication
Upon completing the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies Social Sciences Concentration students will be able to communicate clearly and effectively in an appropriate professional style.

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