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Classification Degree BA Social Sciences Housing Status
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Overall GPA Concentration Catalog Term FALL 2019
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BA in Social Sciences - 120 Credits
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
120 credits are required.
Minimum credits at WCSU
A minimum of 30 credits must be taken at WCSU.
A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required
When your first term is graded, your cumulative GPA will be calculated.
If your cumulative GPA falls below 2.0 it is important to see an advisor
to make plans for raising your GPA.
Foreign Language Requirement
See Foreign Language Requirement section
General Education Competency Requirements
See General Education Competency Requirements section
General Education Course Requirements
See General Education Course Req. Including Cognates
section
Major Requirements
See Major in Social Sciences section
General Electives
See Social Sciences General Electives section
Foreign Language Requirement
Foreign Language Requirement
Complete a foreign language at an elementary II level or above.
Students who have completed three years of language in high school
with at least a 'C' average have satisfied this requirement. Consult
your advisor.
General Education Competency Requirements
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
Students must complete each of the competencies listed below. In
addition, students must complete 3 of the competencies a second time
excluding First Year (FY) and WRT 101 (WI).
General Education Competencies
Creative Process (CP)
1 to 2 Classes
Critical Thinking (CT)
1 to 2 Classes
Oral Communication (OC)
1 to 2 Classes
Health and Wellness (HW)
1 to 2 Classes
Scientific Inquiry (SI)
1 to 2 Classes
Intercultural Competence (IC)
1 to 2 Classes
Information Literacy (IL)
1 to 2 Classes
First Year Experience (FY)
1 Class
Culminating Experience (CE)
1 to 2 Classes
Writing Course (WRT 101)
WRT 101
Writing Intensive II (W2)
1 to 2 Classes
Writing Intensive III (W3)
1 to 2 Classes
Quantitative Reasoning (QR)
1 to 2 Classes
General Education Course Requirements Including Cognates
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
40 credits are required.
WRITING COURSE (3 S.H.)
WRT 101
SOCIAL SCIENCES COGNATE REQUIREMENTS (12 S.H.)
Europe: Ancient & Medieval
HIS 186
Modern Europe
HIS 187
Introduction to Psychology
PSY 100
One class in Non-Western Culture
25 CREDITS IN CLASSES OUTSIDE MAJOR
Major in Social Sciences
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
45 credits are required.
Minimum 2.0 major GPA
Minimum credits at WCSU
A minimum of 23 credits must be taken at WCSU.
MAJOR CORE
American History to 1877 (C or better)
HIS 148
American History since 1877 (C or better)
HIS 149
Non-Western Cultures Elective
Social Problems (C or better)
SOC 101
Researching Social Issues (C or better)
SS 201
Quant Research Methods in the Social Sciences (C or better)
SS 300
ANY NWC class
Any
NWC
Senior Research Thesis (C or better)
SS 400
3 Social Science Electives
ANT 100 or ECO 211 or GEO 100 or PS 100 or 102 or SOC 100
Major Electives
Three courses in any of the Social Sciences (200-400 level)
At least two courses must be ANT, ECO, GEO, PS, SOC, and/or SS courses, and these courses may not be cross listed with JLA.
May include one course in NWC or SOC/JLA 201, 205, 334, or 336.
Two courses in any of the Social Sciences (300-400 level)
At least one course must be ANT, ECO, GEO, PS, SOC, and/or SS courses, and these courses may not be cross listed with JLA.
May include one of the following: SOC/JLA 334 or 336.
Social Sciences General Electives
35 General Elective Credits
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