BA/BS Major in Social Science

Requirements for a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Degree with a Major in Social Science

Additional Graduation Requirements

General Education Component
Area I (Written Composition) 16
Area II (Humanities and Fine Arts)12
Area III (Natural Sciences and Mathematics)11
Area IV (History, Social and Behavioral Sciences)12
Area V
Major Core Requirements in Social Science
History:
HI 101
HI 102
Survey of World Civilization to 1500
and Survey of World Civilization since 1500 2
6
HI 201
HI 202
United States History to 1877
and United States History since 1877 2
6
HI 301WHistory and Historical Research 33
HI 361History of Alabama3
Select twelve hours of History Electives (300-400 level) 412
HI 495Senior Thesis0
Polictical Science:
PS 241United States Government and Politics 23
Select 9 hours from the following Political Science Electives:9
Comparative Government and Politics
World Politics
Parties, Elections, and Voting Behavior
Judicial Process and Behavior
Congress and the Presidency
United States Constitutional History
Contemporary United States Foreign Policy
Geography:
GE 102Global Environments and Societies 23
GE 111Physical Geography: Weather and Climate 24
or GE 111H Honors Physical Geography: Weather and Climate
GE 112Physical Geography-Landforms 24
or GE 112H Honors Physical Geography: Landforms
GE 300WHistory and Philosophy of Geography3
Geography Electives (300-400 level)6
Sociology/Psychology:
SO 221Introductory Sociology 23
or PY 201 General Psychology
Economics:
EC 251Principles of Macroeconmics 23
EC 252Principles of Microeconomics 23
General Electives
as required, to bring total to 120
All majors must complete the PRAXIS II as a required exit exam.
Total Hours112