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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 04, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

HNRS 2000 - Power and Difference

Hours: 3
Using the approaches of the social sciences to explore social communities and identities. Inviting broad and complex questions about the relationship of the public good to the larger goals of social equity and justice. Considering the ways in which individuals and groups define themselves and relate to one another, and examine the social, economic, political, and cultural traditions and structures that make up our complex and diverse society. How the social sciences shape our understanding of the public good by deepening our understanding of social relationships and multiple layers of identity (e.g., race, ethnicity, class, gender, and sexual orientation). Emphasizes participation in the Honors Community of Scholars. Considering questions of interdisciplinarity, such as: How does my discipline relate to, intersect with, and/or challenge the work of other disciplines? What kinds of power do practitioners in my field have in relation to other fields? How does my individual major or field contribute to the public good?