Nov 30, 2020
Joanna Kaftan, PhD, Coordinator
Program Learning Outcomes
Graduates who earn a BA/BS in Social Sciences will be able to:
- Apply specific social science theory to real world situations and recommend a best course of action.
- Demonstrate proficiency in empirical social science research.
- Effectively write generalizations, and weigh conflicting evidence in their writing.
To complete a BS in Social Science, students must satisfy the “Requirements for CHSS Majors ” and fulfill the coursework listed below.
(Courses in this area can be reused from the common core)
Additional Preparatory Requirements
(Courses in this area cannot be reused from the common core)
3 Hours in Lit.:
Complete 3 semester credit hours in upper or lower-level literature.
3 Hours in Nonverbal Analysis:
Complete 3 semester credit hours in Math or Natural Science.
3 Hours in Social Science:
3 Upper-Level Hours in Ethics:
3 semester credit hours of PHIL at the 33XX or 43XX level, excluding
3 Hours Writing Intensive:
Complete 3 SCHs from the following:
9 Upper-Level Hours in Concentration 1:
Complete 9 SCHs in a single discipline from the following options: History, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology
9 Upper-Level Hours in Concentration 2:
Complete 9 SCHs in a single discipline (other than “Concentration 1”) from the following options: History, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology.
9 Hours in Social Science:
Complete 9 upper-level semester credit hours from any combination of Anthropology, History, Political Science, Sociology, Social Work, or Social Science coursework.
3 Hours in Capstone:
Upper or lower division courses may be applied to this area, with the exceptions described under the “Requirements for CHSS Majors ,” so that the student’s entire coursework, including the above requirements, totals 120 semester credit hours.