Academics

Social Sciences Requirements      

B.S. in Social Sciences (124 hours)
The following courses are required for a baccalaureate degree:

  1. 56 hours: General Education

  2. 18 hours: Requisites for the Major

    ECON 210 Principles of Economics I
    ECON 211 Principles of Economics II
    HIST 230 American Civilization I
    HIST 240 American Civilization II
    PSYC 210 Research Methodology
    SOCL 210 General Sociology

  3. 30 hours: Upper Level Courses in Major

    SSC/PLSC 312 Urban Politics
    SSC/SOCL 316 Social Problems
    SSC/PSYC 320 Social Psychology
    SSC/HIST 324 American Immigrant Experience
    SSC/SOCL 350 Social Structure and Conflict in American Society
    SSC/PLSC 420 Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
    SSC/HIST 431 American Urban History
    SSC/ECON 480 International Economics
    SSC 495 Internship/Field Work
    SSC/SOCL 496 Topics in Sociology or SSC 497 Research in the Social Sciences

  1. 21 hours: Electives


Minor in Social Sciences (15 hours)
The following courses are required:

  1. SSC/PLSC 312 Urban Politics or SSC/PLSC 421 Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

  2. SSC/SOCL 316 Social Problems or SSC/SOC 350 Social Structure and Conflict in American Society

  3. SSC/PSYC 320 Social Psychology

  4. SSC/HIST 324 American Immigrant Experience or SSC/HIST 431 American Urban History

  5. SSC/ECON 480 International Business


Students may also pursue a minor in one of three areas of the social sciences: Political Science (PLSC), Psychology (PSYC), or Sociology (SOCL).

Minor in Political Science (15 hours, must be upper-level courses)

  1. PLSC _____

  2. PLSC _____

  3. PLSC _____

  4. PLSC _____

  5. PLSC _____

Minor in Psychology (15 hours, must be upper-level courses)

  1. PSYC _____

  2. PSYC _____

  3. PSYC _____

  4. PSYC _____

  5. PSYC _____

Minor in Sociology (15 hours, must be upper-level courses)

  1. SOCL _____

  2. SOCL ______

  3. SOCL ______

  4. SOCL ______

  5. SOCL ______