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Associate of Arts in Social Sciences

The A.A. in Social Sciences offers an opportunity to study a broad range of social sciences and a strong foundation for further higher education. Students take coursework in fields that can include anthropology, economics, selected courses in education, geography, history, Latin American studies, political science, political economy, sociology, and women's studies.

Degree Requirements

Core Competencies Credits
English 1010 Writing 4
Select one course:
  • Math
  • PHIL 1060 Critical Thinking
  • PHIL 1210 Elementary Symbolic Logic
  • BSMT 3250 Business Statistics (recommended)
  • CPST 1070 Math for Information Technology
Foreign Language or non-Western Culture 3-4
Supporting Requirement Credits
Oral Communications – Select one course:
  • SPEC 1400 Intro to Public Speaking
  • SPEC 3110 Small Group Communications
  • THEA 2100 Fundamentals of Acting
  • BSMT 2250 Business Communications
Distribution Requirements Credits
Humanities 6
Sciences 6
Social Sciences 6
Writing Requirement Credits
Designated writing course 3-4


Major Requirements

Major Core Courses Credits
Three Social Science courses (any level) 9
Three Social Science courses (3000+ level) 9
General Electives Credits
As needed to total 60 credits  
Total 60