Social Science - Interdisciplinary (SSCI)


SSCI 200S. Introduction to Social Science Theories and Methods. 1 Unit.

This course introduces students to core Social Science theories and methodologies. By analyzing foundational works across the social science disciplines, this course develops students? understanding of both social scientific theory and how individuals and societies can become objects of empirical analysis through qualitative and quantitative methods.

SSCI 396. Research Apprenticeship. 0.5 or 1 Units.

SSCI 397. Internship in Social Science. 1 Unit.

Letter-graded or pass/fail. This course provides an opportunity for students to enrich their classroom experiences by exploring a substantive area of sociology in an approved setting. Full-unit internships require 140 hours for the semester. The student intern and supervising instructor negotiate the setting, structure, requirements, and outcomes and outline them in a contract signed by the student. Basic expectations include field notes; a research paper, project, or other appropriate work product; and a letter of evaluation from the site supervisor. Prerequisite: Major status, and permission of instructor. Enrollment in an internship course requires students to attend an orientation prior to beginning work at their internship site. For more information regarding internship orientations, please contact the Office of Career and Professional Development at or 386-822-7315.