Undergraduate College

Social ScienceThe program of study for the bachelor's of arts degree in Social Science is currently under review by the Undergraduate College Curriculum Committee. Students interested in pursuing this degree are advised to stay in close contact with their academic mentor so that they can adjust to changes forthcoming in this program of study. The Social Science major is designed to allow students to construct an interdisciplinary major concentrating in an area of specialization in the social sciences not included in other majors. Students design their major in consultation with a faculty member in one of the disciplines of the Social Sciences: Psychology, Sociology, Economics, or Political Science.

Social Science

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Major Requirements for a B.A. in Social Science

The program of study for the bachelor’s of arts degree in Social Science is currently under review by the Undergraduate College Curriculum Committee. Students interested in pursuing this degree are advised to stay in close contact with their academic mentor so that they can adjust to changes forthcoming in this program of study.

In addition to meeting the course requirements for the major, all students must fulfill the General Education requirements for the Undergraduate College. The Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Science requires 120 credits.

Required Courses 36 credits

Six courses in one discipline of the Social Sciences 18 credits

One course in each of the remaining three disciplines 9 credits
SSC-0350 Social Science Methodology Seminar 3 credits
SSC-0450 Senior Seminar: Integrating the Social Sciences 3 credits
SSC-0490 Internship 3 credits

Electives

The remaining credit hours are electives and can consist of courses from the disciplines in the Social Sciences, but should not be limited to these particular disciplines. Electives credits make up the remaining hours such that students graduate with 120 credits.