Social Sciences - A.A. Degree (Transfer)
An Arts and Sciences Area of Study
Application Code 58
For curriculum information, contact the Social Sciences and Teacher Education Division—Room ST-149—443-518-1620.
This curriculum is designed as a guide for students planning to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a bachelor’s degree in the social sciences. Students are advised to check the requirements of the institution to which they intend to transfer.
General Education Core
Students enrolled in transfer patterns must take a minimum of 30 credits in General Education. Each student’s total of general education and required courses must equal at least 60 semester hours of credit.
Arts & Humanities
The Arts & Humanities requirement may alternatively be fulfilled by completing a World Language Sequence plus one of the following courses: SPCH-151, THET-101, THET-102, THET-103, THET-202, THET-241, or WMST-193. Students who complete a World Language Sequence are not required to complete General Education Core Electives.
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Biological & Physical Sciences
Required Courses Related to Major
|Social Sciences Electives-||Any courses with an ANTH, CRES, CRIM, ECON, GEOG, HIST, POLI, PSYC, SOCI, or SOWK prefix||
|200-Level Social Sciences Elective-||Any 200-level course with an ANTH, CRES, ECON, GEOG, HIST, POLI, PSYC, SOCI, or SOWK prefix||
|Ethics-||CRES-155 or any course with an ANTH or GEOG prefix||
|Arts & Sciences -||Arts & Sciences Electives||
Total Credit Hours: 60
A graduate should be able to
1. Employ social science concepts, methods, and/or theories to understand behavior, institutions, and/or change over time.
2. Apply introductory research skills that social scientists use to gather and interpret information.
3. Identify, understand, evaluate, and apply ethical reasoning.