A candidate for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, Political Science with a concentration in International Relations, Psychology, Sociology and Sociology with a concentration in Criminal Justice must complete a minimum of 120 credit hours. This total is divided into University Core, Major Core and Electives depending on the major. The Department also offers minors in Political Science, Psychology and Sociology. The course requirement for each minor is 15 hours (five courses) as determined by area advisors The degree in Political Science and Political Science with a concentration in International Studies requires a total of 127 credit hours. The degree in Psychology requires a total of 121 credit hours. The degree in Sociology and Sociology with a concentration in Criminal Justice requires a total of 120 credit hours. Total credits include at least 48 credit hours of General Education courses. Additional courses may be required to build fundamental concepts. A candidate must earn the grade of “C” or better in all major courses.
The Department of Social Sciences has eliminated the major in International Relations and the minor in International Business.
The primary purpose of this Department is to provide students with a liberal arts education that enables them to initiate employment or to pursue their education in graduate or professional schools. Students will attain fundamental knowledge of the basic concepts, principles, theories, research methods, and skills in critical thinking and problem solving. In preparation for their careers, students become acquainted with information technology and online education. Students also develop awareness about the value of life and commitment to human principles.
ProgramsBachelor of Arts
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