AALS | Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies

Associate Degree Courses at CalSouthern

The following associate degree courses comprise the curriculum of CalSouthern’s Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies (AALS) program. If you have questions regarding any of these associates degree courses, or about CalSouthern’s AALS program, please contact an Enrollment Advisor today.

English

SS 1200 Sociology

Credits : 3

This course is an introduction to the systematic study of human society. It examines the nature and scope of sociology, its terminology and concepts; studies sociological perspectives, social processes, social institutions, development of society, and characteristics of social life. Learners are introduced to the basic processes of human interaction that result in social change

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Formulate a conception of social theory as not only an abstract interpretation of social processes, but as a practical tool for decision and policy-making.
  • Explain how the process of socialization and group membership shapes individual human behavior.
  • Develop an analysis of current social problems using the sociological perspective
  • Identify the different ways society is stratified and develop awareness of how inequality is perpetuated in society.
  • Summarize the mechanisms and historical course of social change and its impact on their lives, values, and beliefs.
  • Explain social scientific research in terms of theory, methods and ethics.
  • Demonstrate an overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of your understanding of the course concept.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regards to information and information technology.
  • Analyze and evaluate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of your understanding of the course concepts.
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Humanities

SS 1200 Sociology

Credits : 3

This course is an introduction to the systematic study of human society. It examines the nature and scope of sociology, its terminology and concepts; studies sociological perspectives, social processes, social institutions, development of society, and characteristics of social life. Learners are introduced to the basic processes of human interaction that result in social change

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Formulate a conception of social theory as not only an abstract interpretation of social processes, but as a practical tool for decision and policy-making.
  • Explain how the process of socialization and group membership shapes individual human behavior.
  • Develop an analysis of current social problems using the sociological perspective
  • Identify the different ways society is stratified and develop awareness of how inequality is perpetuated in society.
  • Summarize the mechanisms and historical course of social change and its impact on their lives, values, and beliefs.
  • Explain social scientific research in terms of theory, methods and ethics.
  • Demonstrate an overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of your understanding of the course concept.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regards to information and information technology.
  • Analyze and evaluate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of your understanding of the course concepts.
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Mathematics

SS 1200 Sociology

Credits : 3

This course is an introduction to the systematic study of human society. It examines the nature and scope of sociology, its terminology and concepts; studies sociological perspectives, social processes, social institutions, development of society, and characteristics of social life. Learners are introduced to the basic processes of human interaction that result in social change

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Formulate a conception of social theory as not only an abstract interpretation of social processes, but as a practical tool for decision and policy-making.
  • Explain how the process of socialization and group membership shapes individual human behavior.
  • Develop an analysis of current social problems using the sociological perspective
  • Identify the different ways society is stratified and develop awareness of how inequality is perpetuated in society.
  • Summarize the mechanisms and historical course of social change and its impact on their lives, values, and beliefs.
  • Explain social scientific research in terms of theory, methods and ethics.
  • Demonstrate an overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of your understanding of the course concept.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regards to information and information technology.
  • Analyze and evaluate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of your understanding of the course concepts.
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Natural Science

SS 1200 Sociology

Credits : 3

This course is an introduction to the systematic study of human society. It examines the nature and scope of sociology, its terminology and concepts; studies sociological perspectives, social processes, social institutions, development of society, and characteristics of social life. Learners are introduced to the basic processes of human interaction that result in social change

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Formulate a conception of social theory as not only an abstract interpretation of social processes, but as a practical tool for decision and policy-making.
  • Explain how the process of socialization and group membership shapes individual human behavior.
  • Develop an analysis of current social problems using the sociological perspective
  • Identify the different ways society is stratified and develop awareness of how inequality is perpetuated in society.
  • Summarize the mechanisms and historical course of social change and its impact on their lives, values, and beliefs.
  • Explain social scientific research in terms of theory, methods and ethics.
  • Demonstrate an overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of your understanding of the course concept.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regards to information and information technology.
  • Analyze and evaluate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of your understanding of the course concepts.
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Social Science

SS 1200 Sociology

Credits : 3

This course is an introduction to the systematic study of human society. It examines the nature and scope of sociology, its terminology and concepts; studies sociological perspectives, social processes, social institutions, development of society, and characteristics of social life. Learners are introduced to the basic processes of human interaction that result in social change

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Formulate a conception of social theory as not only an abstract interpretation of social processes, but as a practical tool for decision and policy-making.
  • Explain how the process of socialization and group membership shapes individual human behavior.
  • Develop an analysis of current social problems using the sociological perspective
  • Identify the different ways society is stratified and develop awareness of how inequality is perpetuated in society.
  • Summarize the mechanisms and historical course of social change and its impact on their lives, values, and beliefs.
  • Explain social scientific research in terms of theory, methods and ethics.
  • Demonstrate an overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of your understanding of the course concept.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regards to information and information technology.
  • Analyze and evaluate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of your understanding of the course concepts.
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