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2015-2016 Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Social Sciences BA


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You must achieve a minimum grade of “C” in each required social science course in order to graduate.

The courses you choose to meet the requirements for the social science major may not count as General Education courses. See your advisor for further information.

Degree Requirements


General Education Program 34 Hours

Social science majors cannot double-count courses that satisfy both their major and GEP requirements. Social science majors must take SOSC 1110 to fulfill the GEP social science requirement. Further information is in the General Education Program  or can be obtained from the dean’s office.

 
Social Science Core Courses 21 Hours
Upper Division Social Science Electives (3000-4000 level) 36 Hours
University Electives 29 Hours
   
Total Hours Required 120 Hours

SPECIAL NOTE: Social science majors must achieve a minimum grade of “C” in each required social science course (both in the Core and Upper Division categories) in order to graduate.

Upper Division Social Science Electives (36 Hours)


Choose 36 hours Upper Level courses from the following areas:

  • Anthropology (ANTH)
  • Political Science (POLS)
  • Economics (ECON)
  • Psychology (PSYC)
  • Geography (GEOG)
  • Sociology (SOCI)
  • History (HIST)
  • Social Science (SOSC)

You can take courses from any conbination of disciplines that you wish.  The one restriction is that you cannot take more than 9 hrs from any specific discipline.

Note: If you take ECON 2201 for your core requirement you can take ECON 2202 and count it as an upper level Econ course.  If you take Econ 2202 for your core requirement you can count Econ 2201 as an upper level Economics course.

University Electives (29 Hours)


You may select from the broad spectrum of university courses.  It is recommended, however, that you choose from among courses in the social sciences, business, and the humanities.  It is also recommended that students consider a minor in any of the disciplines in the social sciences.

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