Emphasis on the ability to understand and analyze multiple perspectives on social and cultural change, and to assess the strengths and weaknesses of conflicting points of view.
Social Behavior and Human Understanding provides students with a basis for understanding social systems and the interactions of individuals and societies. The knowledge of human behavior, history, culture, ethics, and communication gained with a Bachelor of General Studies with a focus in Social, Behavioral and Human Understanding forms a solid foundation for a variety of careers. Social, Behavioral and Human Understanding graduates can work in human services, program coordination, public relations, or marketing. This focus theme is also good preparation for work and further studies in health care, legal services, public policy, and public health. General Studies, like many majors, teaches content and skills that can be applied to a wide variety of career fields.