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SSCI 301. Futures Studies

Credits: 3
Department: Social Studies
Description: An examination of the forces creating the rapid social changes which students will have to anticipate in adapting to their future life styles. A computer based lab may be included.
Prerequisites: ENGL 191
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Predict and report on possible future trends after studying and observing current and historic events through various social science perspectives.
2. Explain the philosophical foundations of the field of future studies.
3. Comprehend the objective study of trends, and be able to conduct an analysis of the forces of change.
4. Extrapolate information about the present by observing trends and patterns found over time.

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