B.A. or B.S. in Social Science

REQUIREMENTS for a B.S. with a major in Social Science

 
CREDIT HOURS
General Education Component
 
41
History Core Requirements
 
30
 
World Civilization (HI 101 and HI 102)
6
 
 
United States History (HI 201 and HI 202)
6
 
 
History & Historical Research (HI 301W)
3
 
History of Alabama (HI 361)
3
 
History Electives (300-400 level) in United States History
6
 
 
History Electives (300-400 level) in non-United States History
6
 
 
Senior Thesis (HI 495)
0
 
Political Science Requirements
12
U.S. Government and Politics (PS 241) 3
Political Science Electives 
(Choose 3 from PS 302, 303, 342, 344, 345, 367, 481)

9
Geography Requirements 20
World Regional Geography (GE 102) 3
Principles of Physical Geography I and II (GE 111 and GE 112) 8
History and Philosophy of Geography (GE 300W) 3
Geography Electives (300-400 level) 6
Sociology/Psychology Requirement 3
Introductory Sociology (SO 221) OR
General Psychology (PY 201)

3
Economics Requirements 6
Principles of Macroeconomics (EC 251) 3
Principles of Microeconomics (EC 252) 3
General electives if required to bring the total credit hours to 120
 
8

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION

 

120

All majors must complete the PRAXIS II as a required exit exam.
 
 

REQUIREMENTS for a B.A. with a major in Social Science

 
CREDIT HOURS
General Education Component
 
41
A foreign language at the introductory level 6
History Core Requirements
 
30
 
World Civilization (HI 101 and HI 102)
6
 
 
United States History (HI 201 and HI 202)
6
 
 
History & Historical Research (HI 301W)
3
 
History of Alabama (HI 361)
3
 
History Electives (300-400 level) in United States History
6
 
 
History Electives (300-400 level) in non-United States History
6
 
 
Senior Thesis (HI 495)
0
 
Political Science Requirements
12
U.S. Government and Politics (PS 241) 3
Political Science Electives 
(Choose 3 from PS 302, 303, 342, 344, 345, 367, 481)

9
Geography Requirements 20
World Regional Geography (GE 102) 3
Principles of Physical Geography I and II (GE 111 and GE 112) 8
History and Philosophy of Geography (GE 300W) 3
Geography Electives (300-400 level) 6
Sociology/Psychology Requirement 3
Introductory Sociology (SO 221) OR
General Psychology (PY 201)

3
Economics Requirements 6
Principles of Macroeconomics (EC 251) 3
Principles of Microeconomics (EC 252) 3
General electives if required to bring the total credit hours to 120
 
2

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION

 

120

All majors must complete the PRAXIS II as a required exit exam.