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Social Sciences and History

Overview

Social Sciences and History is equivalent to a 2 semester, college-level course that prepares individuals for an exam that measures the knowledge and understanding expected of college students who meet a distribution or general education requirement in the social sciences and history areas.
This course is available live and on-demand through the online Nursing , Other Degree , and Individual Course Credits programs.

  • All Other Degrees

    Course Type : Credit-By-Exam
    Credits: 6 Semester Credits
    Category: Social Sciences and History
    Course Equivalence: College-Level Social Sciences or General Elective
    Length: 11 Lectures + 1 Final Exam
    Assessments : 1 Exam at a CLEP® Testing Facility (90 mins | 75 Questions)

    About This Course

    This course prepares individuals for a credit-by-exam. The exam covers a wide range of topics United States and World History, Western Civilization, Governmental/Political Science, Geography, Sociology, Economics, Psychology, and Anthropology.

    Course Objectives

    After completing this course, you will be able to:

    • Understand and know the terminology, facts, conventions, methodology, concepts, principles, generalizations, and theories of Social Sciences and History.
    • Ability to understand, interpret, and analyze graphic, pictorial, and written material.
    • Ability to apply abstractions to particulars and to apply hypotheses, concepts, theories, and principles to given data.
    • Ability to assess evidence and data, to make comparisons, and to draw conclusions.

  • Nursing

    Course Type : Credit-By-Exam
    Credits: 6 Semester Credits
    Category: Social Sciences and History
    Course Equivalence: College-Level Social Sciences or General Elective
    Length: 10 Lectures + 1 Final Exam
    Assessments : 1 Exam at a CLEP® Testing Facility (90 mins | 75 Questions)

    About This Course

    This course prepares individuals for a credit-by-exam. The exam covers a wide range of topics United States and World History, Western Civilization, Governmental/Political Science, Geography, Sociology, Economics, Psychology, and Anthropology.

    Course Objectives

    After completing this course, you will be able to:

    • Understand and know the terminology, facts, conventions, methodology, concepts, principles, generalizations, and theories of Social Sciences and History.
    • Ability to understand, interpret, and analyze graphic, pictorial, and written material.
    • Ability to apply abstractions to particulars and to apply hypotheses, concepts, theories, and principles to given data.
    • Ability to assess evidence and data, to make comparisons, and to draw conclusions.
  • About Instructor

    Amy Layman
    Amy Layman has nearly two decades of experience working in many facets of education, including instruction for elementary through college-level students, and an administrative career as well. Amy attended a Big Ten University and Pac Twelve University, earning her Bachelor & Master Degrees in History. She also attained minors in Mathematics & Science, as she studied Mechanical Engineering for three years before changing her major. Amy has taught the Social Sciences at the university level as a professor, as well as the high school level as a home school teacher. Amy has developed curriculum for the Social Sciences utilized by Distance Learning Systems. Additionally, Amy brings an extensive knowledge of test preparation experience with her; she has instructed & tutored courses for the PSAT, GED, SSAT, SAT, ACT, GRE, & LSAT exams. Adding to her expertise is over a decade of in-depth experience as an administrator in admissions departments at both brick & mortar/traditional & online universities, having worked as a Director of Admissions, Transfer Coordinator, & Graduate Admissions Coordinator. Presently, in addition to instructing Introduction to Sociology, Social Sciences & History, & History of the United States I, Amy also serves as the Director of Operations at our Fort Lauderdale, Florida affiliate.