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DBRADLEY CHAPTER 1 Q&A FINIAL DRAFT Understanding Disciplinarity 1. Humanities - Is the study of human culture characters. This is studied in languages, literature, history, philosophy, art and music. This form of discipline is based on analysis, interpretation, and speculation. 2. Social sciences - Is the study of human behavior and social relationships. This is studied in human services, economics, management, psychology and sociology. This form of discipline is based on theory building and empirical research. 3. Natural science - This is a study that deals with the physical world. This is studied in chemistry, mathematic, and physics. This form of discipline is dealing with processes observable in nature. That are based on experimentation and quantifiable data. 4. Applied fields - This is a study that focus on the academic of practical knowledge this is required in a school system. This form of discipline can be studied in medicine, criminal justice, education, business, and nursing. Next look at your current course schedule. How might you classify the classes you’re taking in terms of these four categories? For each class write for a few minutes about what characteristics of the class cause it to fit into the category you’ve chosen. Finally compare your answers with a classmate. English Composition - falls under Humanities as it deals with literature and allowing for us to develop better writing skills for college, and beyond.

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