Academics

Multi/Interdisciplinary Programs

 

Programs of Study

 

Environmental Science

SMC's Environmental Science program is an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary course of study that presents an overview of ecological issues from a scientific perspective. The program examines the interrelated nature of environmental and social systems. Coursework is designed to equip you with the skills and tools to successfully use the scientific method while studying and solving environmental problems.

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Environmental Studies

SMC's Environmental Studies program is an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary course of study that presents a broad overview of ecological issues from a variety of perspectives. The program examines the interplay between natural and social systems and the ideological foundations of human attitudes and behaviors. Coursework is designed to prepare you to research, analyze, and propose solutions to environmental challenges facing the world today.

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Ethnic Studies

SMC's Ethnic Studies program is an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary course of study that examines different cultures and societies of the world. The program examines the historical, cultural, social, political, economic, psychological, and literary patterns and contributions of ethnic groups of different areas. Coursework is designed to broaden your awareness and understanding of one or more ethnic groups and their contribution to American culture.

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General Science

SMC's General Science program is an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary course of study that presents an overview of physical and life sciences. The program examines the interrelated nature of the sciences, and the principles of the scientific method. Coursework is designed to develop the research, analytical, and communication skills you need to study and help solve problems from a scientific perspective.

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Global Studies

SMC's Global Studies program is an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary course of study that develops knowledge and understanding of the processes of globalization and their impacts. The program examines the world's social, political, economic, and natural systems and their increasing interdependence. Coursework is designed to provide the background you need to work in a global economy, live in a multicultural society, and make intelligent decisions as a global citizen.

Liberal Arts

SMC's Liberal Arts program is an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary course of study that provides a broad education that can be used in a variety of careers, including teaching. The program offers you the choice of focusing on the arts and humanities or on the social and behavioral sciences. Arts and humanities coursework includes languages, literature, art, music, philosophy, and religion. Social and behavioral sciences coursework emphasizes economics, history, political science, psychology, sociology, and anthropology.

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