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Humanities and Social Sciences

Bachelor Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences is a broad category and can encompass a wide range of professional and academic disciplines. These programs are available throughout the world, from many different institutions in various countries with multiple study options. Bachelor of Art, Humanities and Social Science covers a myriad of themes such as linguistics, anthropology, philosophy, fine arts, political science, sociology, literature studies, theology, and many others. Within each of these disciplines, most Bachelor Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences programs allow for further specialization in a particular area of interest.

A Bachelor of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences degree is pursued by students seeking to enter into a variety of professions and many other degree programs require some of these courses to prepare students to be more rounded professionals. It is an exciting field that will challenge your mind and conceptions and allow you to explore a wide avenue of possibilities.

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Bachelor of Science in Digital Media Management

Campus Switzerland Geneva Montreux Germany Munich Spain Barcelona
February 2016

The digital technology that defines the present has brought about enormous changes in science, technology, entertainment and politics. This new program is designed to teach the modern [+]

The digital technology that defines the present has brought about enormous changes in science, technology, entertainment and politics. This new program is designed to teach the modern manager how to harness and exploit digital media for the benefit of shaping corporate image, attracting clientele and creating a platform to sell and promote products.

Bachelors Humanities and Social Sciences. Duration: Six semesters/three years (Summer Fast Track option available)

Start Dates: October, February, June, August

Locations: Barcelona, Munich, Geneva, Montreux

Teaching Language: English

Campus Exchange Programs: You can transfer to any of the four main campuses after any completed semester. We also have exchange programs with a long list of other universities around the world. ... [-]

BEng Digital Media Technology

Campus China Suzhou
September 2015

Media technologies are changing our world. Digital photography and video, music and virtual reality are just some of the technologies which you will learn about on this programme. [+]

Media technologies are changing our world. Digital photography and video, music and virtual reality are just some of the technologies which you will learn about on this programme. Students of digital media industries will become engineers with an understanding of hardware and software systems and how this knowledge can be applied creatively in the media and the arts. WHAT KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS WILL I ACQUIRE? By the time you graduate, you should: have a broad understanding of the hardware and software which support the digital media industries; appreciate the way hardware and software can be used creatively within the media industries; be able to use your knowledge and skills in the development of new and imaginative digital media projects. WHAT ARE MY CAREER PROSPECTS? The digital media industries are growing rapidly and there is enormous demand for creative and skilled engineers in, for example, internet development, the games industry and information systems management. UNIQUE SELLING POINTS This programme aims to develop in students a fundamental understanding of electronic engineering and computer science with emphasis on digital media technology. With Digital Media Technology, you will have: a fundamental understanding of electronic engineering and computer science with emphasis on digital media technology; great potential to aid society and improve people’s quality of life. WHAT WILL I STUDY? YEAR 2 At Year 2, you will acquire fundamental knowledge and practical skills, through the study of subjects such as: C AND JAVA PROGRAMMING DIGITAL ELECTRONICS ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS, TRANSISTORS AND AMPLIFIERS ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS DATA STRUCTURES VISUAL LITERACY AND VIDEOGRAPHY ALGORITHMIC FOUNDATIONS AND PROBLEM SOLVING HUMAN CENTRIC COMPUTING YEAR 3 ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS AND SYSTEMS DIGITAL ELECTRONICS CONTINUOUS AND DISCRETE TIME SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS INTERNET PRINCIPLES COMPUTER GRAPHICS ANALOGUE AND DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS MICROPROCESSOR SYSTEMS INDUSTRIAL AWARENESS AND GROUP PROJECT ADVANCED OBJECT-ORIENTATED PROGRAMMING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE YEAR 4 RESEARCH PROJECT (2 semesters) MOBILE COMPUTING SIGNAL PROCESSING MULTIMEDIA INFORMATION RETRIEVAL AND TECHNOLOGY MULTIMEDIA SECURITY SYSTEMS PRINCIPLES OF COMPUTER GAMES DESIGN EMBEDDED COMPUTER SYSTEMS IMAGE PROCESSING ONE FROM: ADVANCED WEB TECHNOLOGIES SIGNAL PROCESSING AND DIGITAL FILTERING For more information on this programme, please click here. [-]

Bachelor in American Studies

Campus Netherlands Groningen
September 2015

The University of Groningen is the only university in the Netherlands - and one of the few in Europe - to offer a Bachelor's degree in American Studies. All courses are designed and developed [+]

Bachelors Humanities and Social Sciences. Bachelor in American Studies

 

Language: English (100%)

The University of Groningen is the only university in the Netherlands - and one of the few in Europe - to offer a Bachelor's degree in American Studies. All courses are designed and developed specifically for American Studies. What distinguishes this degree from all other similar programs is its interdisciplinary nature: in Groningen you will explore America from the perspectives of its popular culture, history, language, literature, politics, economics and religion.

In addition to acquiring knowledge about the specific field of study, you will gain a range of transferable skills that will help you, whatever direction your lives take after university. You will develop competences in analysis and argumentation, presentation and communication skills. Furthermore, you will gain high levels of spoken and written English.... [-]

Bachelor in International Media and Entertainment Management

Campus Netherlands Breda
February 2016

This English-taught professional bachelor's programme prepares you for a career in the media and entertainment industry. In 4 years’ time, you will become a... [+]

International Media and Entertainment Management

This English-taught professional bachelor's programme prepares you for a career in the media and entertainment industry. In 4 years’ time, you will become a manager in creative concept development, production techniques and marketing of entertainment products.

Creative and commercial

Do you want to invent a concept of a hit like ‘The Voice’? Can you integrate digital media into a big entertainment event to give it greater impact? What do you think makes a website unique?

After your graduation in Breda, you make the right choices with a combination of creativity, technology and commercial thinking!... [-]

American University Studies / Courses in Norway

Campus Norway

Our college offers students 30 credits (one year – equivalent to 60 “studiepoeng” in the Norwegian system) in the American university system as part of a US Bachelor’s Degree. ACN’s cooperative partners [+]

Bachelors Humanities and Social Sciences. American University Studies / Courses in Norway

Our college offers students 30 credits (one year – equivalent to 60 “studiepoeng” in the Norwegian system) in the American university system as part of a US Bachelor’s Degree. ACN’s cooperative partners are the University of North Dakota (UND) in Grand Forks, North Dakota, West Chester University (WCU) in West Chester, Pennsylvania and Adelphi University (AU) in Garden City, New York. ACN students who successfully complete the ACN program are guaranteed admission. In addition, with the credits gained from ACN, students can choose to apply to the university of their choice in the US.

When students successfully complete our sophomore level courses at ACN, they can be eligible for transfer to UND, WCU or AU as a Junior (third year) student. While at ACN they gain an excellent understanding of the American university system, build a network of student and faculty contacts (both Norwegian and American) and can then make a smooth transition into the university system. ACN helps students with practical and bureaucratic details so they can concentrate more on their studies and their transition will be smooth. The close cooperation with these universities enables ACN to host American professors each semester.... [-]

BA History Hons.

Campus UK Kent
September 2015

Any study of history engages a natural human curiosity about the past. History is an exciting and diverse subject, which is reflected in the flexibility and breadth of the BA in History [+]

The History BA programme offered at Kent has proved to be one of the most enduring, popular and flexible programmes that Kent has to offer. Any study of history engages a natural human curiosity about the past. History is an exciting and diverse subject, which is reflected in the flexibility and breadth of the BA in History offered at Kent. All of our modules are rooted in the research interests of our academics, so the modules offered to students are equally wide ranging. More than 70 undergraduate history modules invite you to study subjects as diverse as the crusades to the Cold War; from the impact of science on 19th century culture to the totalitarian regimes of Stalin's Russia and Hitler's Third Reich; from Anglo-Saxon England to the French revolution. Our programmes are carefully crafted to allow undergraduates to tailor their degree to their own interests. As such, we only have one first-year core module: Making History, which aims to ease the progression from further education by providing an essential grounding in the disciplines and skills required for historical study. The first year also provides an ideal opportunity for students to experiment with different areas of academic study. Students are encouraged to investigate areas of history they have not studied before, in order to enable them to make informed decisions regarding second and third-year study options, leading in to their dissertation. Entry Requirements A levels - ABB at A-Level - and a minimum of a B in A level History, if taken. IB - 33 points overall or 16/17 points at Higher Level; - 5 in Higher Level history or 6 in Standard Level history (where taken) [-]

BA Law and Sociology Hons

Campus UK Kent
September 2015

This degree offers you the opportunity to study the closely related disciplines of Law and Sociology in a three-year programme, with a pathway enabling you to obtain to Qualifying Law Degree (giving you the ability to progress to the next [+]

Bachelors Humanities and Social Sciences. This degree offers you the opportunity to study the closely related disciplines of Law and Sociology in a three-year programme, with a pathway enabling you to obtain to Qualifying Law Degree (giving you the ability to progress to the next stage of legal training in England and Wales). Covering the foundations of law alongside compulsory and optional modules in Sociology (taught by our outstanding School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Research), you develop an understanding of the law, taught from a critical perspective which allows you to engage in informed debate about contemporary legal issues, and a sophisticated understanding of the complex global world in which we live, and the social forces, identities and media that shape our lives. Kent Law School is recognised as one of the leading law schools in the UK. It has an international reputation both for its world-leading research and for the high quality, innovative, critical and socio-legal education that it provides. Independent rankings In the National Student Survey 2013 96% of Kent Law students were satisfied with the overall quality of their course. Kent Law School is ranked 10th nationally in The Times Good University Guide 2014. In the National Student Survey 2013, 95% of Sociology students were satisfied with the quality of their course. And in The Complete University Guide 2014, Sociology research was rated 2nd in the UK. [-]

BA Social Policy and Politic (Hons)

Campus UK Kent
September 2015

Individuals and families. You study central issues such as poverty, health, crime, education, homelessness and child protection. This includes looking at both the nature of social problems and also at the policies directed [+]

Individuals and families. You study central issues such as poverty, health, crime, education, homelessness and child protection. This includes looking at both the nature of social problems and also at the policies directed towards them by government, and at the role of voluntary and private welfare. Studying social policy, you develop the knowledge and skills to succeed in your future career. Within the Politics element of your degree, you will be taught by people who have advised government departments or have conducted international conflict mediation exercises. They bring this experience to their teaching, giving you the opportunity to see how theoretical ideas apply in the real world. You can also take part in the weekly extracurricular Open Forum, where students and staff discuss and debate key issues that affect higher education and politics in the world today. Kent's School of Politics and International Relations has a cosmopolitan community and excellent links with prestigious institutions in Europe and beyond. Our academic staff are engaged in cutting-edge research on a wide variety of political issues such as ethno-political conflict, human rights, social theories of justice, voting behaviour and electoral reform. Independent rankings In the National Student Survey 2013 Social Policy was ranked 4th in the UK for student satisfaction; 95% of Sociology students were satisfied with the quality of their course. In The Complete University Guide 2014, Sociology research was rated 2nd in the UK; and, Social Policy and Administration was ranked 3rd for graduate employment prospects in The Guardian University Guide 2014. [-]

BA in Digital Media

Campus Hong Kong Kowloon
August 2015

This programme adopts the motto of “content is king” wherein “idea will always lead execution”. It trains content designers by giving them the necessary tools to compete in the world of digital media and digital entertainment. [+]

Bachelors Humanities and Social Sciences. This programme adopts the motto of “content is king” wherein “idea will always lead execution”. It trains content designers by giving them the necessary tools to compete in the world of digital media and digital entertainment. Given intellectual property is a significant source for economic growth, having that winning idea means a chance of being placed in a commanding position. Aims and objectives The programme aims to produce idea driven content designers regardless of their disciplines. It rights the paradigm of confusing creativity based on ideas with fabrication based on technical know-how. With this in mind, students are also taught the necessary technical, entrepreneurial and analytical skills in order to become self-learning and self-enabling for the successful execution a given creative idea. Characteristics We facilitate personal growth in students through self-discovery, self-discipline, self-analysis and self-learning. We encourage independent thinking, successful positioning and inventive creation through contextual awareness, imagination, collaboration and knowledge application. [-]

Bachelor in Communication Studies

Campus USA Minneapolis Rochester
January 2015

Our discipline is grounded in rhetorical and scientific principles and is guided by the need to make communicative choices that are artful, ethical, and effective. [+]

Bachelor in Communication Studies We Are Called To Train Ethical and Effective Communicators. Our discipline is grounded in rhetorical and scientific principles and is guided by the need to make communicative choices that are artful, ethical, and effective. Students who major in communication studies are concerned with: interpersonal relationships, mass media, public advocacy and social influence, group and organizational dynamics, and intercultural dimensions of communication. Prospective majors should meet with a departmental adviser as early as possible to design an approved major program, preferably by the end of the sophomore year. DEGREE REQUIREMENTS Our discipline is grounded in rhetorical and scientific principles and is guided by the need to make communicative choices that are artful, ethical, and effective. Students who major in Communication Studies are concerned with interpersonal relationships, mass media, public advocacy and social influence, group and organizational dynamics, and intercultural dimensions of communication. Prospective majors should meet with a departmental advisor as early as possible to design an approved major program, preferably by the end of the sophomore year. Communication Studies Major, BA For transfer students, at least six of these courses must be taken at Augsburg. Required of all Communication Studies majors: COM 111 – Public Speaking or COM 112 – Contest Public Speaking or COM 115 – Scientific and Technical Public Speaking COM 120 – Mass Media and Popular Culture COM 254 – Interpersonal Communication or COM 355 – Small Group Communication COM 280 – Introduction to Communication Studies COM 281 – Research Methods COM 329 – Intercultural Communication COM 351 – Argumentation COM 352 – Persuasion COM 490 – Keystone: Critical Conversations about Vocation A total of 3 electives must be taken from following categories (one course must be from COM): 1 to 3 electives from the following (May not count the same course twice): COM 247 – Documentary History and Theory COM 299 – Directed Study COM 321 – Business and Professional Speaking COM 345 – Organizational Communication COM 399 – Internship COM 405 – Nonverbal Communication COM 415 – Advanced Critical Media Studies COM 480 – Public Relations/Promotional Communication COM 499 – Independent Study 0 to 2 approved outside electives from another major, for example: ART 132 – Photography I ART 215 – Web Design I ART 225 – Graphic Design I BUS 242 – Principles of Management ENL 227 – Journalism ENL 228 – Broadcast and Online Journalism FLM 399 – Internship MKT 252 – Marketing Another course approved by Communication Studies department Communication Arts/Literature Teacher Licensure Major This major, which includes secondary education coursework and student teaching requirements in the Education Department, offers students the preparation necessary to become teachers of communication arts and literature in public schools and allows them to become licensed to teach at the middle school through the secondary level. Recommendation for teacher licensure is granted only to students who complete the requirements for this program with a minimum grade of 2.0 in major courses and with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 in the major. All requirements in the major must be completed prior to student teaching. The course requirements for this program are listed in the English Department section of the catalog. Departmental Honors Departmental Honors is designed to encourage overall excellence as well as outstanding achievement on a specific project of special interest to the student. Departmental Honors students must maintain a 3.50 GPA in the major and a 3.00 GPA overall, and, as part of their major program, complete a substantial independent project of honors quality (COM 499 registration). Honors candidates should meet with their faculty advisor prior to their senior year to develop a proposal for the honors project. Communication Studies Minor Six courses including: COM 111 – Public Speaking or COM 112 – Contest Public Speaking or COM 115 – Scientific and Technical Speaking COM 254 – Interpersonal Communication COM 280 – Introduction to Communication Studies COM 120 – Mass Media and Popular Culture or POL 342 – Mass Communication in Society COM 351 – Argumentation or COM 352 – Persuasion COM 355 – Small Group Communication or COM 345 – Organizational Communication Film Major See the Film Studies website. Graduation Skills The Critical Thinking (CT), Speaking (S), and Writing (W) graduation skills are embedded throughout the offered courses and are met by completing the major. The graduation skill in Quantitative Reasoning (QR) is met by completing the following courses: COM 281 (QF) and COM 352 (QFA) for Communication Studies majors and PHY 119 for Film majors. Note: For transfer students, at least three of these six courses must be courses offered at Augsburg. POTENTIAL CAREERS What can you do with a major in Communication Studies? There are lots and lots of possibilities, including: ADVERTISING – copy writer, media planner, advertising specialist, media sales representative COMMUNICATION EDUCATION – high school speech teacher, debate coach, college or university professor, language arts coordinator, communication curriculum specialist ELECTRONIC AND NEW MEDIA – broadcasting stations manager, director of broadcasting, film editor, news director, technical director, actor, news anchor, announcer, researcher JOURNALISM – reporter, editor, copy writer, script writer, news service researcher, technical writer PUBLIC RELATIONS – publicity manager, press agent, corporate public affairs specialist, fundraiser, media analyst, researcher BUSINESS – sales representative, manager, negotiator, customer service representative, communication trainer, human resources manager HEALTH CARE – health educator, medical grants writer, hospital director of communication, hospice manager, health-care counselor, medical training supervisor INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS – corporate representative, translator, student tour coordinator, diplomat, foreign relations officer, foreign correspondent LAW – public defender, corporate attorney, public interest attorney, legal secretary, paralegal, legal reporter, law professor, arbitrator SOCIAL AND HUMAN SERVICES – public administrator, social worker, recreational supervisor, human rights officer, counselor, religious leader [-]

B.A in Radio, Television and Cinema

Campus Turkey Istanbul
September 2015

The program offers courses in the fields of radio, television, and cinema, with professional concentrations in camerawork, sound, lighting, scriptwriting, directing and news reporting. A number of television programs are produced at Kadir Has University, giving the students the opportunity to develop their technical skills through hands-on experience. [+]

Bachelors Humanities and Social Sciences. “We aim to provide our students, who will be the next generation to produce, promote, and distribute products in the cultural domain, with the tools to nurture their talents by teaching them the theory as well as practice of “seeing” and “showing.” As such, we especially value creating a balance between the theoretical and the practical in our curriculum. With the support of our academic staff as well as leading professionals who teach in the department, our students have the opportunity to develop themselves in the main fields of Radio, Television, and Cinema, both on a theoretical level, and in professional concentrations such as film and television production, directing, scriptwriting, cinematography, editing, and sound design. Our graduates are employed in Turkey’s booming fields of television, film production and advertising.” Asst. Prof. Melis Behlil, Department Head [-]

BA Social Policy

Campus UK Kent
September 2015

Social Policy looks at the ways in which we as a society promote the welfare of individuals and families. You will study some of today's central issues, such as poverty, domestic violence, ill-health, crime, homelessness [+]

Social Policy looks at the ways in which we as a society promote the welfare of individuals and families. You will study some of today's central issues, such as poverty, domestic violence, ill-health, crime, homelessness and child protection. This includes looking both the 'causes' of such problems but also at the policies directed towards them by government and at the role of voluntary and private welfare. You will look at debates over how best to provide health care, how to reduce homelessness, how to balance work and family life, or how to achieve equality for women, minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities. Apart from achieving the highest ratings for teaching and research, what is distinctive about studying Social Policy at Kent is that the programme is highly flexible and provides a wide range of option choices, offered by leading academics. Why choose SSPSSR at Kent Social Policy teaching staff are at the forefront of their field. They conduct research and publish on a wide range of social policy issues, and their research informs their teaching. At Kent, you will be able to choose from a list of optional modules and these include the latest developments in social policy. We provide excellent pastoral care and listen to our students.Staff at all levels are friendly, approachable and deeply invested in the learning environment of our students. We maintain an excellent staff-student ratio. This means you will always be taught in small groups and have real access to your lecturers We have a vibrant research culture. We run weekly seminar series with outside speakers and host international conferences. Both staff and students contribute to the lively discussions. [-]

BA ABSS dual degree, Psychology

Campus Netherlands Leiden
May 2015

Applied Behavioral and Social Sciences -ABSS dual degree, Psychology and Sociology -- At the heart of the behavioral and social sciences is the attempt to understand human beings, both ... [+]

Bachelors Humanities and Social Sciences. Applied Behavioral and Social Sciences -ABSS dual degree, Psychology and Sociology

* BA Psychology (American degree)* BA Sociology (American degree)

 

At the heart of the behavioral and social sciences is the attempt to understand human beings, both individually and in groups. Our goal is to provide students with an understanding of their own historical context, increase their knowledge of individual behavior, and facilitate their ability to comprehend our rapidly changing social worlds -- encouraging the recognition and appreciation of individual, social and cultural diversity.

 

 

Disciplines in the behavioral and social sciences use approaches that range from the scientific to the philosophical, from the experimental to the theoretical. Integral to all the disciplines, however, is the development and application of problem-solving skills, which in combination with other academic skills, enable students to think analytically and to communicate clearly and persuasively.... [-]

BS in Human Services - Child and Adolescent Development

Online USA

The period from childhood to adolescence is a complex time of transformational physical changes as well as important mental and social development. There are many social influences that can affect the attitudes, beliefs [+]

The period from childhood to adolescence is a complex time of transformational physical changes as well as important mental and social development. There are many social influences that can affect the attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors of children and adolescents. In the online B.S. in Human Services Child and Adolescent Development concentration, you will study the key theories related to the biological and behavioral maturation processes of this age group. You will examine the trends and issues that affect children and adolescents today—including Internet use, social media, substance abuse, (cyber) bullying, eating disorders, depression, suicide, and teenage pregnancy. Learning Outcomes At the end of this program, graduates will be prepared to: - Articulate historical and current issues that have shaped the development of the human services profession. - Articulate the role that human services professionals play in work with individuals, families, and communities in need. - Identify strategies to address marginalization and stratification for diverse communities in support of social change initiatives. - Advocate client needs across a variety of social domains. - Utilize knowledge of formal and informal networks in the human services delivery systems. - Identify models for addressing crisis-related problems in living. - Apply legal and ethical standards in providing client services and maintaining client records. - Evaluate service delivery and program effectiveness. [-]

BSc Economics with Spanish

Campus UK Kent
September 2015

This degree programme combines elements of the single honours programme in Economics with the opportunity to study Spanish [+]

Bachelors Humanities and Social Sciences. This degree programme combines elements of the single honours programme in Economics with the opportunity to study Spanish. Stage 1 120 credits in total are studied Students take compulsory modules in - EC304 Principles of Economics (30 credits, Level C) (Autumn and Spring) - Mathematics for Economics and Business (15 credits, Level C) (Autumn) - EC305 Mode A or EC306 Mode B - EC309 Statistics for Economics and Business (15 credits, Level C) (Spring) - EC314 Data Analysis for Economists (15 credits, Level C) (Autumn) Plus the relevant language module (30 credits) from the following: - LS300 Learning Spanish 3 (Post A-Level) (30 credits, Level C) (Autumn and Spring) - LS302 Intensive Learning Spanish 1 (Beginners) (30 credits, Level C) (Autumn and Spring) plus 15 credits in Spring term from the list of 'Wild Modules' available. The following are recommended, but not compulsory: - EC312 Strategy and Games (15 credits, Level C) (Spring) - EC315 Professional Economics (15 credits, Level C) (Spring) Stage 2 120 credits in total are studied The following modules are compulsory: - EC500 Microeconomics (30 credits, Level I) (Autumn and Spring) - EC502 Macroeconomics (30 credits, Level I) (Autumn and Spring) - EC511 Quantitative Economics (30 credits, Level I) (Autumn and Spring) - LS504 Learning Spanish 3B (Post A-Level) (30 credits, Level I) (Autumn and Spring) or - LS505 Learning Spanish 4 (Advanced 1) (30 credits, Level I) (Autumn and Spring) Please ensure that your Stage 2 and 3 choices are taken at H and I level with at least 90 credits at Level H. Stage 3 120 credits in total are studied The following module is compulsory: - LS506 Learning Spanish 5 (30 credits, Level H) (Autumn) plus 90 further credits from the modules in the Economics Options List. Students must take an equal number of credits in the Autumn and Spring terms. Please ensure that your Stage 2 and 3 choices are taken at H and I level, with at least 90 credits at Level H. [-]