University of Pittsburgh BradfordAcademics
CAPSTONE: SOCIAL SCIENCE
 

Subject: SOCSCI

Course Number : 1451

Course Title:  CAPSTONE: SOCIAL SCIENCE

Course Description:

This is an intensive, interactive multidisciplinary senior seminar. Topics will vary annually, and by instructor, but may include analyses from the perspectives of anthropology, economics, criminal justice, history, political science, psychology, and sociology. The format can also vary annually. The format may include extensive readings, significant writing, in-class discussions, a term paper, and a formal class presentation. For the term paper/presentations/discussions, it is expected that students will demonstrate an integration of at least three academic disciplines and will demonstrate a command of research methods commonly used in the social sciences.  Attendance and participation, important to the overall vitality of any seminar, are essential. 

Credit Hours: 3 cr

GE: GE: Capstone Upper-Level Writing       Non-Western  /Global 

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