Free Online Social Science Courses

43 Social Science Courses

Advanced Political Economy

University of Western Sydney

This lecture series covers analyses of neoclassical economics and Keynes-Schumpeter-Minsky monetary circuit Theory.

African American Studies

University of California, Los Angeles

An intensive introduction to African American political thought that focuses on major ideological trends and political philosophies as they have been applied and...

Behavioural Finance

University of Western Sydney

In this undergraduate course, Professor Steve Keen exposes students to the emerging field of market analysis that examines financial decision making through the...

Capitalism: Success, Crisis and Reform

Yale University

In this course, we will seek to interpret capitalism using ideas from biological evolution: firms pursuing varied strategies and facing extinction when those strategies...

Communication and Conflict in Couples and Families

University of California, Los Angeles

Professors Benjamin Karney and Thomas Bradbury lecture on families and couples. This course examines relationships and their connection to individual psychopathology,...

Comparative Human Behavior

University of Houston

This course explores how humans think and why they act in certain ways. By comparing different human behaviors, scientists can predict future behaviors and develop...

Conceptual Foundations of International Politics

Columbia University

Under the guidance of Professor Lisa Anderson, Conceptual Foundations of International Politics is a graduate course at Columbia's School of International and Public...

Current Economics

Khan Academy

Discussions of economic topics and how they relate to current events.


Cornell University

Economics is the study of how people allocate resources to maximize returns. Cornell offers a broad range of economics courses through the College of Arts and Sciences,...

Financial Crises

Princeton University

A series of 5 lectures from various economists and political analysts examining the roots, results, and responses to financial crises.

Financial Theory

Yale University

This course attempts to explain the role and the importance of the financial system in the global economy. Rather than separating off the financial world from the...