Social Science Program

The BA degree in Social Science is an interdisciplinary major in social science that prepares students for a variety of responsibilities in both private and governmental agencies. Students can specialize by choosing courses, with the approval of an advisor, that best meet their goals and needs. For more information, please contact Dr. Mary Pettenger, 838-8544, BELL 231A, pettengerm@wou.edu.

Helpful Link for Researching Social Science : http://botw.org/top/Science/Social_Sciences

 

BA in Social Science

For more information, please contact Dr. Mary Pettenger, 838-8544, BELL 231A, pettengerm@wou.edu. Social Science Major (72 credits) Courses should be chosen from at least two of the following areas: anthropology, criminal justice, geography, history, political science, and sociology. At least 36 hours must be upper division.

Social Science Major

For more information, please contact Dr. Mary Pettenger, 838-8544, BELL 231A, pettengerm@wou.edu.

The major requires 65 credits which must be from the following disciplines: Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Sustainability, History, Political Science or Sociology. A minimum of 36 credits must be upper division courses. No more than 20 credits may be in Criminal Justice. Courses should be chosen in consultation with a Social Science faculty advisor.

Students must also take at least one theory course and one methods course from the following lists:

Capstone


    Social Science Minor

    For more information, please contact  Dr. Mary Pettenger, 838-8544, BELL 231A, pettengerm@wou.edu Social Science Minor (27 credits) A minor in Social Science may be designed with the help of a division advisor. Courses in the minor must be from the following disciplines: Anthropology, Criminal Justice, History, Political Science, Sociology or Sustainability. At least 15 credit hours must be upper-division.

    Social Science Teacher Education Major

    For more information, please contact  Dr. Mary Pettenger, 838-8544, BELL 231A, pettengerm@wou.edu 

     
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