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
HI 101
HI 102
Survey of World Civilization to 1500
and Survey of World Civilization since 1500 2
HI 201
HI 202
United States History to 1877
and United States History since 1877 2
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
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
SO 221Introductory Sociology 23
or PY 201 General Psychology
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