Bachelor Programs Humanities and Social Sciences

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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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Online Bachelor in Humanitarian Supply Chain Management

Online August 2015 UK Lincoln

The Bachelor in Humanitarian Supply Chain Management is designed to give students and employers a competitive edge. [+]

Bachelors Humanities and Social Sciences. The BSc Humanitarian Supply Chain Management degree is a work-based, distance learning course that will develop the academic and practical expertise of students who already manage supply chains in the workplace. The course is intended for professionals employed in the management and coordination of the supply chains associated with the provision of what may be life saving aid after natural or man-made disasters. As a final year ‘top up’ degree, the BSc in Humanitarian Supply Chain Management uses your previous academic achievements and professional experience as accreditation for the first one and two years of the course. This flexible distance learning programme can take up to two years to complete, depending on your individual work and personal commitments. The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) has accredited this degree and modules include: Study Skills for Distance Learning Integrating Professional Humanitarian Supply Chain Experience Management of Change in a Humanitarian Organisation Humanitarian Supply Chain Strategy Applied Problem Solving with the Humanitarian Supply Chain Dissertation (Humanitarian Supply Chain Management) Entry Requirements Admission onto the WBDL undergraduate programme is dependent on a several criteria, however your ability to complete the programme satisfactorily and benefit from it will be the main factor taken into consideration. The programme requires a high level of personal commitment and students will need to be well motivated. Students must have relevant professional Humanitarian Supply Chain experience or qualifications to complete this course. [-]

BEng Digital Media Technology

Campus September 2015 China Suzhou

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 International Media and Entertainment Management

Campus September 2015 Netherlands Breda

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 [+]

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 in Digital Media

Campus August 2015 Hong Kong Kowloon

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 American Studies

Campus September 2015 Netherlands Groningen

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 [+]

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.... [-]


BA in Politics and International Relations with a Language

Campus September 2015 UK Kent

The School of Politics and International Relations at Kent was among the pioneers in the UK in developing a BA degree with a language and this is one of our most popular programmes. It offers you the opportunity to focus [+]

Bachelors Humanities and Social Sciences. The School of Politics and International Relations at Kent was among the pioneers in the UK in developing a BA degree with a language and this is one of our most popular programmes. It offers you the opportunity to focus on Politics and International Relations as well as acquiring strong linguistic abilities through taking language modules in the first and second year and working or studying abroad in your third year. You can choose among French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish and a wide range of partnerships with top universities across Europe and the Americas. Entry Requirements Offer levels for 2015 entry: - A-level: BBB / pts - IB Higher: 15 - IB Overall: 34 Required subjects: - GCSE grade C in a modern foreign language We accept a wide range of qualifications. [-]

BA Sociology

Campus September 2015 UK Kent

More than ever before, we need to ask such questions as ‘who are we’ and ‘where do we belong’? Sociology offers a critical understanding of how society works – What is the relationship between society, individuals, families, and [+]

More than ever before, we need to ask such questions as ‘who are we’ and ‘where do we belong’? Sociology offers a critical understanding of how society works – What is the relationship between society, individuals, families, and groups? What kinds of social change have occurred in the last few decades and how can these be explained? Sociologists question ‘common-sense’ assertions about social life in contemporary society and challenge you to ‘look behind’ these assumptions in light of available research evidence We are dedicated to understanding the complex global world in which we live, and the social forces, identities and media that shape our lives. Kent is one of the best places in the country to study sociology. The Kent degree offers a rich and exciting mix of subjects and approaches and equips students with highly prized research and communications skills Sociology teaching at Kent was described by national assessors during their most recent visit as 'very impressive'. The National Student Survey 2014 reports that 85% of our graduates are in work or further study six months after graduation. The School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research has the highest national research rating available. You will be taught by some of the leading academics in the field. The Sociology group prides itself on its teaching and students in the School enjoy some of the highest rates of contact hours in the country. Still undecided? Sociology is a discipline which develops your communication and analytical skills. Graduates do well in a wide range of positions, particularly those careers that require independent thinkers with a deep understanding of the forces at work in society. In recent years, Kent sociology graduates have gone into a wide range of professions. They have become teachers, social workers or probation officers. Others have joined commercial organisations, working in marketing or human resources, or joined voluntary or charitable organisations to become field officers, administrators or campaign organisers. [-]

B.A in Radio, Television and Cinema

Campus September 2015 Turkey Istanbul

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 [-]

Bachelor of Design (Digital Media)

Campus September 2015 Australia Melbourne

This program will teach you to be a digital media specialist in screen design, time-based media or interactive media. You will focus on some of the core... [+]

Bachelor of Design (Digital Media)

This program will teach you to be a digital media specialist in screen design, time-based media or interactive media. You will focus on some of the core disciplines of the field including, visual effects and compositing, motion graphics, interactive media and design, sound design and digital media theory.You will gain a solid grounding in digital media and will explore how moving design can be produced, applied and integrated within screen-based content.

Program structure

You will be introduced to a range of digital media fields and then specialise in a particular area of study.

Year 1Learn about digital media via a comprehensive overview of its theory and practice. You will learn the foundations of narrative and how this relates to screen design. You’ll also develop strategies to enable an understanding of digital media platforms, which will provide a navigation point used in later years of specialisation.... [-]


Bachelor in English and Translation

Campus September 2015 Saudi Arabia Jeddah

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Bachelors Humanities and Social Sciences. The program in English and Translation is designed to provide students with a high level of communication skills, a scientific knowledge of the English language, a through training in translation, and the capacity for appreciating and analyzing literature. It also endows the learner with various skills essential for teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL). To achieve its goals, the program offers a variety of courses in language, translation, and literature. MISSION The Department of English & Translation seeks to provide high-quality education at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. We are committed to teaching and learning in a diverse and interdisciplinary environment, in which constructive dialogue is of primary importance. Our graduates in English & Translation will excel in creative and critical thinking, global communication, personal integrity, and civic responsibility. Our scholarly agenda prioritizes innovation for the benefit of higher education and community in the region and beyond. VISSION The Department of English & Translation aspires to be a leading provider of internationally recognized education and a well-known centre for cutting-edge research in English and Translation. We are determined to improve the life of the local and global community through top-class education, innovative scholarship, and responsible leadership. The program in English & Translation prepares students for the following careers and opportunities: School teaching Professional translation and interpretation Employment in language-related industries such as journalism, editing, copywriting, press relations, and advertising Careers in business, government, software development, market data analysis, administration, and sales and marketing. Other professions requiring high levels of English language skills, research skills, and critical and analytical abilities. Further studies in linguistics, literature, translation, and TEFL. [-]

Bachelor in Heritage Studies

Campus September 2015 Ireland Galway

From the prehistoric past to modern museums, heritage embraces the wild environment, the landscape of the countryside, artistic achievement... [+]

Bachelor of Arts in Humanities in Heritage Studies

GMIT Castlebar Campus

From the prehistoric past to modern museums, heritage embraces the wild environment, the landscape of the countryside, artistic achievement and historical experience. Heritage is a leading concept in conservation and tourism, and it is also being increasingly integrated into regional and local planning for the benefit of communities. The programme has a broad appeal.

Programme Modules

Programme modules include the following:Earth Science, History, Rural Development, Folklore and Folklife, Language and Communications, Computer Applications, Society and Nature, Literature and Archaeology, Natural Environment, Topographical Writing, Ecology, Sustainable Tourism Management, Geographical Information Systems, Built Environment, Rural Tourism and Research Methods.... [-]


Bachelor in Communication Studies

Campus September 2015 USA Minneapolis Rochester

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. [+]

Bachelors Humanities and Social Sciences. 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 [-]

BA Law and Sociology Hons

Campus September 2015 UK Kent

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 [+]

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. [-]

BSc Economics with Spanish

Campus September 2015 UK Kent

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. [-]