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2022 - 2023 Undergraduate & Graduate Bulletin 
    
2022 - 2023 Undergraduate & Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Social Science, Psychology Option, B.S.


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OSRHE Code: 110Y

Major Code: SSPY

The Bachelor of Science in Social Science is a multi-disciplinary degree that stresses competence in written and oral communications and scientific reasoning and thinking skills. The degree provides an excellent foundation for careers in general management, counseling, human services, health care, recreation, and law enforcement. Students can select from options in Environmental Studies, Psychology, or Sociology. All students complete supervised internships and work experience. The degree also provides a solid foundation for professional or graduate studies.

Note: SBS 4513  satisfies the computer proficiency requirement for this degree.

Social Science, Required Hours: 120 Credit Hour(s)


Social and Behavioral Sciences: 9 Credit Hour(s)


Science and Mathematics: 11 Credit Hour(s)


Elective: 3 Credit Hour(s)


Select three hours from the courses listed above in HIST, SOC, ECON, GEOG or POLS.

Psychology Option: 21 Credit Hour(s)


Students must take required courses listed below in addition to 12 credits hours of non-General Education PSY courses or either of the following: CC 3013 , CC 3023 .

Social Science Electives: 6 Credit Hour(s)


Students may take any courses from Sociology (with the exception of SOC 1113 ), Community Counseling, or Criminal Justice (with the exception of CJ 4953 ). With advisor approval students may also take any non-General Education courses from the following prefixes: ANTH, CC, ECON, HIST, and POLS.

Minor: 18-24 Credit Hour(s)


Free Electives: 5-11 Credit Hour(s)


Total Credit Hour(s): 120


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