Social sciences is a liberal arts major with a focus on courses from three social sciences departments. You customize this major to meet your interests and personal or career goals. Choose from a variety of courses with a concentration in three areas, such as the following: anthropology, economics, history, legal studies, political science, psychology, and sociology.
A minimum total of 120 credits (approximately 40 courses) is required for a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in social sciences. Of this total, students must take a minimum of 36 credits (approximately 12 courses) according to the specifications at right. The remaining credits required for the degree are outlined on the Requirements for the Bachelor’s Degree information sheet.
Choose a minimum of 36 credits (approximately 12 courses) from any three departments below. All courses taken must be social sciences related.
Africana Studies (social sciences-related course)
Anthropology (social sciences-related course)
Psychology (social sciences-related courses)
Religious Studies (social sciences-related course)
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Requirements subject to change. Check with an academic advisor before registering.
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