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BA with a Major in Social Science

Following is one suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their adviser each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment. Students are responsible for meeting all course prerequisites.
*See the University Core Curriculum section of this catalog for approved list of course options.
**See Arts and Sciences Degree Requirements section of this catalog for approved list of course options.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester
Courses Hours
ENGL 1310, College Writing I* 3
HIST 2610, United States History to 1865* 3
LANG 2040, Foreign Language (intermediate)** 3
MATH (above College Algebra, except 1350)** 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences* 3
Total 15
Spring Semester
Courses Hours
ENGL 1320, College Writing II* 3
LANG 2050, Foreign Language (intermediate)** 3
HIST 2620, United States History Since 1865* 3
Communication** 3
Natural Sciences** 4
Total 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
Courses Hours
PSCI 1040, American Government* 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Humanities*

3

Physical Science** 4
Total 16
Spring Semester
Courses Hours
PSCI 1050, American Government* 3
Social Science 3
Elective 3
Literature** 3
Visual and Performing Arts* 3
Total 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester
Courses Hours
Social Science (advanced) 3
Social Science (advanced) 3
Elective (advanced) 3
Elective (advanced) 3
Laboratory Science** 4
Total 16
Spring Semester
Courses Hours
Social Science (advanced) 3
Social Science 3
Elective (advanced) 3
Elective (advanced) 3
Elective 2
Total 14

Senior Year

Fall Semester
Courses Hours
Social Science (advanced) 3
Social Science (advanced) 3
Social Science (advanced) 3
Cross-cultural, Diversity and Global Studies* 3
Elective 3
Elective (advanced) 3
Total 18
Spring Semester
Courses Hours
Social Science (advanced) 3
Social Science (advanced) 3
Social Science (advanced) 3
Elective (advanced) 3
Elective 3
Wellness* 3
Total 18

Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester. Some courses may require prerequisites not listed. Additional requirements for the Social Science (SOSC) major are outlined in the College of Arts and Sciences section of this catalog under “Interdisciplinary Majors.” Contact the SOSC adviser in the Arts and Sciences Office of Student Advising, Room 220, General Academic Building.
Students may wish to use opportunities for electives to complete a minor of their choice or secondary education courses for teacher certification.