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Did you knew the Difference between Social Science and Physical Science - September 7th, 2011

Social Science and Opportunities

Social science mainly takes into account the social and cultural aspects of individual as well as groups. Students who are interested in social science can choose these subject for their studies.

Social science includes the following topics:

Anthropology
Archaeology
Business administration
Communication
Criminology
Economics
Education
Government
Linguistics
International relations
Political science
Sociology
There are several colleges and universities offering social science courses at different levels. Career opportunities available for social science students are in plenty. They can take up a job in academics, corporate, psychology etc. Those who wish to be in the political field can also choose social science as an optional subject.

Physical Science and Opportunities

Physical science mainly deals with the inorganic world, general properties of matter; its behavior under the influence of certain forces etc. Physical science covers the following topics.

Astronomy
Physics
Chemistry
Geology
Meteorology
Global Warming
They can take up their further studies in Physics, Chemistry, Engineering, and Computer Science etc. There are numerous job opportunities available for physical science graduates. They can start their career as chemist, astronaut etc. Many choose teaching profession after their higher studies in physical science.

Key difference between Social Science and Physical Science

Social Science deals with the cultural and behavioral aspects of human beings, their relationship with others especially with society where as physical science deals with the nonliving aspects like properties of matter sociology, anthropology, economics, linguistics, psychology etc. Social Science uses critical approach or analytical approach to study human behavior. Both Social Science and Physical Science are gaining much importance now days.
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Re: Did you knew the Difference between Social Science and Physical Science - July 7th, 2015

DEFINITION of 'Social Sciences'

According to Investopedia,a group of academic disciplines that examine society and how people interact and develop as a culture. Social science as a field of study is separate from the natural sciences, which cover topics such as physics and chemistry. Economics, political science, history, law and geography can be considered social sciences.

DEFINITION of 'Physical Sciences

The sciences concerned with the study of inanimate natural objects, including physics, chemistry, astronomy, and related subjects.
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Social Science deals with the cultural and behavioral aspects of human beings and their relationship with others especially with society where as Physical Science deals with the nonliving aspects like properties of matter sociology, anthropology, economics, linguistics, psychology etc.
Social Science uses critical approach or analytical approach to study human behavior but Physical Science mainly deals with the inorganic world, general properties of matter; its behavior under the influence of certain forces etc.
Social Science is interpretive and often involves periods of time needed for changes to be noted whereas Physical Science is Empirical that is it involves Touch, Weight, Colour, Sound, Vibration, Movement Catalyst, Change and such.
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Re: Did you knew the Difference between Social Science and Physical Science - May 11th, 2016

Physical and sociologies are two substantial classifications that each incorporate an assortment of fields and each are worried with logical depiction of detectable wonders. The methodology every takes in that interest and the marvels each studies separates the two as independent techniques with various originations of noticeable reality. The two have distinctive objects of study, system and exploratory methods of insight, yet the limits between the two are not generally clear.

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