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2022-2023 Catalog

Social Sciences, Associate of Science


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Program Code: 882

The Associate of Science (A.S.) degree in Social Sciences is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue a baccalaureate degree in one of the social or behavioral sciences. Social Sciences include academic disciplines such as anthropology, economics, geography, history, political science, sociology, and psychology. The A.S. in Social Sciences may also prepare students for some teacher certification programs.

Courses required for the Social Sciences degree are available on all four campuses.

Semester Total: 13


Semester 2


Semester Total: 16


Semester 3


  • 3
  • ___ ___ - Science with Lab Elective5

  • ___ ___ - Humanities Elective8

  • ___ ___ - Social Science Elective7

  • ___ ___ - Approved Elective3

Semester Total: 16


Semester 4


Semester Total: 15


Program Total Minimum Credits: 60


Program Footnotes


1Some transfer universities only require a single math class while others require a math sequence such as MTH 154  /MTH 245  , MTH 154  /MTH 155  , MTH 161 MTH 245 , MTH 161  /MTH 162 . Students may substitute higher-level mathematics courses. It is important students confer with a counselor to determine the appropriate mathematics courses for their intended transfer university.
2Eligible courses are listed under General Education Core Requirements  . Students should consult with an academic advisor or counselor to choose the appropriate course(s). Recommended courses in Semester 2 include: HIS 101 HIS 111 HIS 112 HIS 121 HIS 122  and HIS 141 . Recommended courses in Semester 4 include: HIS 102 HIS 111 HIS 112 HIS 121 HIS 122  and HIS 142 .
3Eligible courses are listed under Approved Electives for Transfer  . Students should select a second math course as the approved elective if required by their intended transfer university. A Fine Arts/Humanities Elective is recommended as one approved elective in Semester 3 for eligibility to earn the Certificate in General Education at the conclusion of Semester 3. Students are strongly encouraged to consult with an advisor or counselor to acquaint themselves with the requirements of the transfer university.
4Students may take any Psychology (PSY) course. Recommended courses include: PSY 215 PSY 216 PSY 230 PSY 235 PSY 255 .
5Eligible courses are listed under General Education Core Requirements . Students should consult with an academic advisor or counselor to choose the appropriate course(s). Recommended courses for Semester 2 include: BIO 101 BIO 106 , ENV 121  , GOL 105 GOL 110  and GOL 111 . Recommended courses for Semester 3 include: BIO 102 BIO 106 , CHM 111  , NAS 125   and PHY 100 .
6Students may take any Sociology (SOC) course. Recommended courses include: SOC 211 SOC 215 SOC 266  and SOC 268  .
7Eligible courses are listed under General Education Core Requirements . Students should consult with an academic advisor or counselor to choose the appropriate course(s). Recommended courses for Semester 3 include: SOC 268  , HIS 112 HIS 122  and PSY 215  .
8Eligible courses are listed under General Education Core Requirements . Students should consult with an academic advisor or counselor to choose the appropriate course(s). Recommended courses for Semester 3 include: ART 101  , ENG 125  , HUM 201  , MUS 121  , PHI 101  , and REL 230  . Recommended courses for Semester 4 include: CST 141  , ENG 125 , HUM 202  , MUS 122  , and PHI 220  .
9Eligible courses are listed under General Education Core Requirements . Students should consult with an academic advisor or counselor to choose the appropriate course(s). Recommended courses for Semester 4 include: GEO 210  , ECO 201 ECO 202 , and PLS 135  .

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