Compare BAs in Social Sciences in Central America and Caribbean 2019
A BA (Bachelor of Arts) is a popular undergraduate degree that provides the education necessary for many types of careers. A BA also prepares students for advanced paths of study, such as a master’s or doctorate degree.
Social sciences focus on the study of social relationships and human society. Courses within social science prepare students for a wide number of careers that deal with people or systems in public, private, and nonprofit sectors.
Central America is the central geographic region of the Americas. It is the southernmost, isthmian portion of the North American continent, which connects with South America on the southeast.
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The Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology offers a diverse curriculum that provides a broad-based education in many facets of human behavior, mental processes, communicat
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
The Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology offers a diverse curriculum that provides a broad-based education in many facets of human behavior, mental processes, communication, research, and writing.
Courses include forensics, sports, and positive psychology, as well as the traditional courses needed to prepare students for graduate studies. Student learning objectives include the application of the scientific method, neuroscience relationship to behavior, and the application of ethical and humane treatment procedures in research projects.
Explain principles of neuroscience as they relate to behavior.
Identify what constitutes the application of ethical and humane treatment procedures as they relate to human behavior.
Develop writing research skills in the field of psychology.
Develop an understanding of APA format and writing in the field of psychology.
Develop an understanding of how statistics and the scientific method are used in the field.
Skills you will develop
Expertise in human behavior and helping people personally and professionally.
Having a positive influence and developing people in their work and their lives.
Being a facilitator of change and self-motivation in others.
Master abstract reasoning, flexibility, creativity, judgment, and logical problem solving.
Having an open-minded approach to handle people’s situations with critical thinking.
The Political Science Major explores government policies, processes, political theory, and international relations. This is an extensive program that will introduce stude
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
The Political Science Major explores government policies, processes, political theory, and international relations. This is an extensive program that will introduce students to the general study of the field of political science, and is suited for students who desire to examine the topics of public policy, foreign affairs, law, government, and the campaign processes.
Develop an understanding of the differences between various government and economic systems.
Develop an understanding of the framework necessary to apply political, economic, social, historical, legal and philosophical foundations to the study of political science.
Acquire an understanding of the stressors that population, natural resources, and environmental issues have on political frameworks.
Acquire an understanding of the political theories needed to analyze policy and political actions.
Develop skills in writing, research, and analysis.
Skills you will develop
Analysis and understanding of the various aspects of government, international relations, law, history, and politics.
Exemplary critical thinking skills.
Outstanding writing and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work well in groups and appreciate various points of view.
Ability to adapt to various cultures and environments.
Capacity to solve problems.
Working well under pressure.
The Degree in Community Development equips and empower groups of people by providing them with the requisite skills to effect change in their own communities. Community
Bachelor of Arts in Community Development (BA)
The Degree in Community Development equips and empower groups of people by providing them with the requisite skills to effect change in their own communities. Community developers must be knowledgeable in both how to work with individuals and how to affect communities' positions within the context of larger social institutions. Community Development Exchange defines Community Development as: “the process of developing active and sustainable communities based on social justice and mutual respect. It is about influencing power structures to remove the barriers that prevent people from participating in the issues that affect their lives.
Introduction to Community Development
Introduction to Mediation
Project Development and Mgmt
Introduction to Sociology
The Family and Community
Service Learning and Volunteerism
Civil Society and Governance
Leadership and Group Dynamics
Children and Youth
Gender and Development
Counselling Community Change
Psychology is a relatively new and evolving field in Jamaica. The need to understand and evaluate the psychological elements contributing to the rich complexity of the J
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (BA)
Psychology is a relatively new and evolving field in Jamaica. The need to understand and evaluate the psychological elements contributing to the rich complexity of the Jamaican people and their culture is without question. The B.A. Psychology programme provides students with a comprehensive understanding of key theories and practices in the field, an appreciation of its constantly evolving nature, and the critical application of various psychological perspectives to the Jamaican people and context. Psychology is a field that has great potential for offering solutions and developing leadership, and these are just two of the aims of the CLTD’s B.A. Psychology programme....