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Bachelor of General Studies in Social Science

This program is intended for students with an interest in more than
one area within the social sciences. Aside from other requirements
for the baccalaureate degree, students pursuing the Social Science
program must complete the core curriculum requirements, the
following 8 courses, and sufficient electives for a total 120 credits.

Total Major Credits (24 credits)

Required Courses (24 credits)
Courses must be selected from at least two but no more than three areas in the social sciences.
There cannot be more than four courses from a single discipline.
Four (4) courses at the 100 or 200 level
Four (4) courses at the 300 or 400 level

Core Curriculum (30 credits)

Includes two writing courses (including, Expository Writing or
the equivalent); a Mathematics skills course; and at least one
approved course from each of the following categories: Natural
Science, Humanities, Fine Arts, Social Science; and additional
liberal arts electives for a total of 30 credits.

Electives (66 credits)

Total Credits required to Graduate (120 credits)