TRNS003

An Introduction to Social Issues and Challenges

15 points

Occurrences

Description

The purpose of this course is to give students an introduction to the social sciences by closely examining a variety of perspectives on social issues within Aotearoa and beyond. It introduces students to the exploration of how institutions and dominant paradigms influence social thought and norms at particular times. Through the analysis of texts and media, this comparative study of societies will cover topics that provide insights into local and international approaches to social issues.

Pre-requisites

Subject to approval of the Programme Manager

Restrictions