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, GEOG 103, MATH 103, PSYC 111, and SOC 110. These courses are pre-requisite courses for this major.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • SLO 1: Students will explain and demonstrate content knowledge in various formats

  • SLO 2: Students will use and apply content knowledge in new contexts that illustrate transfer of learning

  • SLO 3: Students will utilize concepts from content knowledge to synthesize and create new ideas and work.

  • SLO 4: Students will compare, critique, and evaluate ideas, theories, and/or outcomes in content knowledge.

     

Requirements:

Core Courses

ECON 201Principles Of Microeconomics

3

or

ECON 202Principles Of Macroeconomics

3

GEOG 300World Region Geography and Anthropology

3

HIST 103U.S. To 1877

3

HIST 104U.S. Since 1877

3

HIST 211World Civilizations to 1500

3

HIST 212World Civilizations Since 1500

3

SOC 210Social Problems

3

SOSC 480SSocial Science Comprehensive

1

Total Credit Hours:22

Choose a minimum of two of the following concentrations::

Geography Concentration: 12 SH

GEOG 274Introduction to Geospatial Techniques

3

GEOGElective

3

GEOGElective

3

GEOGElective

3

Economics Concentration: 12 SH

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

3

ECONElective

3

ECONElective

3

ECONElective

3

History Concentration: 12 SH

HIST 400Historiography

3

HISTElective

3

HISTElective

3

HISTElective

3

Psychology Concentration: 12 SH

PSYCElective

3

PSYCElective

3

PSYCElective

3

PSYCElective

3

Sociology Concentration: 12 SH

SOCElective

3

SOCElective

3

SOCElective

3

SOCElective

3