Social Science Concentration

The Social Science interdisciplinary concentration is available exclusively to students pursuing a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (or Liberal Studies). The concentration allows students to explore a broad range of social sciences to strengthen their global perspectives and deepen their understanding of social studies as they relate to globalization.

Social Science

18 Credits Required, including:

9 Credits from the following list (no more than one course per discipline):
ANT 101 - Cultural Anthropology
ECO 100 - Principles of Macroeconomics or ECO 101 - Principles of Microeconomics
GEO 100 - People, Places, and Environments or GEO 102 - World Regional Geography
HIS 100 - Western Civilization I or HIS 101 - Western Civilization II
     or HIS 110 - United States History I or HIS 111 - United States History II
PSC 200 - Political Change and Conflict or PSC 260 - U.S. Government
PSY 100 - Introduction to Psychology
SOC 100 - Introduction to Sociology

An additional 9 Credits from ANT, GEO, HIS, PSC, PSY, SOC. Six of these nine credits must be at the 300+ level. This 18-credit concentration cannot combine courses from more than three disciplines.

Some courses may have specific prerequisite courses that students pursuing Social Science must meet in order to take the course.

Careers Related to Social Science

Students pursuing the Social Science concentration as part of the Interdisciplinary Studies degree program go on to the following careers or graduate education:

  • Community Activist/Organizer
  • Community Health Worker
  • Educational Aid/Assistant
  • Government Relations
  • Law Enforcement
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Political Advocacy/Lobbying
  • Social Services Manager