social studies


social studies

noun plural

: a course of study that deals with human relationships and the way society works

Full Definition of SOCIAL STUDIES

:  a part of a school or college curriculum concerned with the study of social relationships and the functioning of society and usually made up of courses in history, government, economics, civics, sociology, geography, and anthropology

First Known Use of SOCIAL STUDIES

1926

Other Education Terms

baccalaureate, colloquium, corequisite, dissertation, monograph, pedant, practicum, survey course, thesis

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