Social sciences are the study of human society and social relationships, including everything from psychology and sociology to anthropology and economics. At its core, social sciences seek to understand the various ways in which people interact with one another, as well as the structures and systems that shape those interactions. Extended Studies' social science courses provide the knowledge and skills necessary to meet your goals. Explore courses in psychology, sociology, anthropology, and economics. Our online courses are comprehensive yet flexible to meet the needs of busy professionals. These courses provide in-depth articles, analysis, and insights into the latest research and trends within each field as well as a comprehensive overview of the social sciences designed to promote a deeper understanding of human behavior and society.
Learn about topics such as scarcity, opportunity costs, comparative advantage, supply, demand, elasticity and tax incidence and more in our online Introduction to Microeconomics course.
Learn the general principles of biological and cultural anthropology through topics such as race, ethnicity, gender, family, politics, and more in Introduction to Anthropology fully online.
Learn about the interplay between the individual and society, how society is both stable and changing, the causes and consequences of social inequality, and the social construction of human life in our online Introduction to Sociology course.
Learn about the principles of economic analysis, economic institutions, and issues of public policy in Introduction to Macroeconomics fully online.
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