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Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences

A Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Social Sciences can provide a strong foundation for a variety of careers by using an interdisciplinary approach to the social sciences. The social sciences include anthropology, economics, selected courses in education, gender and sexuality studies, geography, history, Latin American studies, Louisiana 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
3

Foreign Language or non-Western Culture

6-8
Supporting Requirement Credits
Oral Communications – Select one course:
  • SPEC 1400 Persuasive Public Speaking
  • SPEC 3110 Small Group Communications
  • THEA 2100 Fundamentals of Acting
  • BSMT 2250 Business Communications
3
Distribution Requirements (at least two disciplines per category) Credits
Humanities 12
Sciences 12
Social Sciences 12
Writing Requirement Credits
Designated writing course 3-4

 

Major Requirements

Major Core Courses Credits
Four Social Science courses (any level) 12
Six Social Science courses (3000+ level) 18
Minor (optional) Credits
Varies according to minor chosen  
General Electives Credits
As needed to total 120 credits  
Total 120