Free Online Social Science Courses

43 Social Science Courses

Foundations of Modern Social Theory

Yale University

This course provides an overview of major works of social thought from the beginning of the modern era through the 1920s. Attention is paid to social and intellectual...

Game Theory

Yale University

This course is an introduction to game theory and strategic thinking. Ideas such as dominance, backward induction, Nash equilibrium, evolutionary stability, commitment,...

Game Theory and Economics

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

The course is intended for students and teachers of institutions which offer undergraduate engineering programmes. The aim of the course is to provide an introduction...

Geithner Plan

Khan Academy

Videos on the Geithner Plan to solve the banking crisis.

Geography of United States Elections

Stanford University

Led by Martin Lewis, this map-intensive course will explore the geography of US elections (both past and present), and challenge the suggestion that we are simply...

Greek Financial Crisis (2012)

Khan Academy

In the following four lectures the Greek financial crisis is explained along with its reprecussions to Europe and the world.

International Economics

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

International Trade covers topics related to pure theory of international trade, trade policies followed by countries, international monetary theories and international...

Intro to Sociology

New York University

This course provides a sampling of problems and methods used by sociologists, with concrete examples from everyday life, history, and contemporary events.

Introduction to Copyright Law

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

This course is an introduction to copyright law and American law in general. Topics covered include: structure of federal law; basics of legal research; legal citations;...

Introduction to Psychology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Introduction to Psychology is a survey of the scientific study of human nature, including how the mind works, and how the brain supports the mind. Topics include...

Introduction to Psychology

Yale University

What do your dreams mean? Do men and women differ in the nature and intensity of their sexual desires? Can apes learn sign language? Why can't we tickle ourselves?...

Introductory Sociology

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

This course covers lessons on sociological approaches,defintion classification of family,perspectives of family,concept of power,need for work,bases of religion,perspectives...