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Social Science BS

Bachelor of Science in Social Science
Course Number and TitleCredits
UF 100 Foundations of Intellectual Life3
UF 200 Foundations of Ethics and Diversity3
FW ENGL 101 Writing and Rhetoric I3
FW ENGL 102 Writing and Rhetoric II3
FC Foundations of Oral Communication3
FM Foundations of Mathematics course3-4
FN Foundations of Natural, Physical, & Applied Sciences course with lab4
FN Foundations of Natural, Physical, & Applied Sciences course in a second field3-4
FA Foundations of Arts course3
FH Foundations of Humanities course3-4
FS SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology3
FS Foundations of Social Sciences course in a second field3
SOC 201 Theories of Society3
SOC 493 Internship or
SOC 496 Independent Study
FF SOC 498 Senior Seminar3
Methods course:
GENDER 302 Research Methods and Perspectives
POLS 398 Advanced Political Science Methods
PSYC 321 Research Methods
SOC 311 Social Research
SOC 412 Qualitative Social Research Methods
Statistics course:
POLS 298 Introduction to Political Inquiry
PSYC 295 Statistical Methods
SOC 310 Elementary Social Statistics
Upper-division first social science field*9
Upper-division second social science field*
*Select from the following for first and second fields of study: anthropology, communication, criminal justice, economics, environmental studies, gender studies, global studies, history, political science, psychology, sociology and urban studies. Only three (3) credit hours in each field may be workshops, special topics, independent study courses, or internships.
Upper-division electives to total 40 credits10-13
Electives to total 120 credits34-40
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