May 29, 2024  
College Catalog 2022-2023 
College Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Education: Social Science Distribution

Social science classes explore different aspects of human behavior.

Renton Technical College may accept social science transfer credit in anthropology, business, economics, geography, history, political science, and sociology.


General Education learning outcomes met by this distribution area

  • Communication Literacy: Students will speak and write effectively, both as individuals and as members of teams.
  • Critical Thinking: Students will evaluate, analyze, synthesize, and apply information with clear logic.
  • Cultural Literacy: Students will explore diverse world cultures through the social sciences and the humanities.
  • (some classes) Information Literacy: Students will access, evaluate, and use appropriate information sources according to ethical and legal guidelines.

Note: HIST and HIST& classes can be used either as Humanities or Social Science distribution credit.