Social Science B.A.

Required credits to graduate with this degree: 120

Students pursuing this program must complete 31 semester hours of prescribed courses and 12 hours of electives, for a total of 43 hours. Students will also be required to complete at least one minor.

Social Science majors must complete 36 hours of essential studies. The following Essential Studies courses are required: COMM 110, ENGL 110, ENGL 120 or ENGL 125, ECON 105, GEOG 103, MATH 103, PSYC 111, and SOC 110. These courses are pre-requisite courses for this major.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • SLO 1: Graduates are able to conduct independent scholarly research that produces a paper and to present accurately and intelligibly that knowledge to an audience, using appropriate technologies.
  • SLO 2: Graduates will have content knowledge.
  • SLO 3: Graduates will demonstrate reading and writing skills.
  • SLO 4: Graduates will be able to critically think about relevant issues.
  • SLO 5: Graduates will complete an internship, service learning, or leadership experience.

Requirements:

Core Courses

ECON 201Principles Of Microeconomics

3

or

ECON 202Principles Of Macroeconomics

3

GEOG 300World Region Geography and Anthropology

3

GEOG 332/ECON 332The Global Economy and the Developing World

3

HIST 101Western Civilization I

3

HIST 102Western Civilization II

3

HIST 103U.S. To 1877

3

HIST 104U.S. Since 1877

3

POLS 305/HIST 305Constitutional History

3

POLS 314/HIST 314Ideology And Government

3

SOC 115Social Problems

3

SOSC 480SSocial Science Comprehensive

1

Total Credit Hours:31

Select one of the elective areas for your concentration:

Geography Concentration: 12 SH

GEOGElective

3

GEOGElective

3

GEOGElective

3

GEOGElective

3

History Concentration: 12 SH

HISTElective

3

HISTElective

3

HISTElective

3

HISTElective

3

Political Science Concentration: 12 SH

POLSElective

3

POLSElective

3

POLSElective

3

POLSElective

3