Thunder Bay • Orillia

Type B: Social Sciences - Numbers in Social Context

Interdisciplinary Studies 2030 Numbers in Social Context
A problem-based introduction to numbers in their social contexts, so that students may understand how to use and interpret the common forms of numerical information that appear in public policy and debate. Students will investigate the role that numbers play in social life, such as in the development of public and economic policy, government accountability, privacy, social welfare, and commerce.
Credit Weight: 0.5

Second-year standing or above.

Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences
  • Type D: Health and Behavioral Sciences