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Social Science

Degree Offered: Associate in Arts

Credits Required: 61/63 (2016-2017 Academic Year)

As a Social Science graduate, you are prepared to transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue a bachelor’s degree in a major such as psychology, sociology, history, economics, law, or anthropology. 

In the Social Sciences, you will explore the behavior of individuals, the groups with which those individuals interact, and the world in which they live. You will work in a career that will help you understand yourself and others.

 

Program Outcomes:  

Graduates will be able to

  1. Support conclusions with evidence and logic.
  2. Apply principles and theories used in the social sciences to their daily lives, and/or their community, and/or their society.
  3. Identify principles and theories used by the social and behavioral sciences to describe personal, social, and organizational issues.

 

Curriculum - 1st Year

First Semester - 15 Credits

CodeTitleCredits
CIST 100Introduction to Information Tech 3.00
PSYC 101General Psychology 3.00
WRIT 101English Composition 3.00
 TAOC Category Five (HIST) - 3 credits 
 TAOC Category Five - 3 credits 

Second Semester - 15/16 Credits

CodeTitleCredits
LITR 210Concepts of Literature 3.00
SOCI 101Principles of Sociology 3.00
MATH 126Statistics 4.00
 OR 
 TAOC Category Three - 3/4 credits 
 TAOC Category Five (HIST) - 3 credits 
 TAOC Category Five (PSYC) - 3 credits 

Curriculum - 2nd Year

Third Semester - 16 Credits

CodeTitleCredits
COMM 201Public Speaking 3.00
 TAOC Category Four - 4 credits 
 TAOC Category Five - 3 credits 
 TAOC Category Five or Six - 3 credits 
 TAOC Category Five or Six - 3 credits 

Fourth Semester - 15/16 Credits

CodeTitleCredits
BIOL 110Human Ecology & Heredity 3.00
 OR 
CHEM 105Principles of Biological Chemistry 3.00
 OR 
PHYS 110Introduction to Astronomy 3.00
 OR 
 TAOC Category Four - 4 credits 
 TAOC Category Five - 3 credits 
 TAOC Category Five - 3 credits 
 TAOC Category Five or Six - 3 credits 
 TAOC Category Five or Six - 3 credits