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2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Social Science Major with Inclusive Education


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A Major Program in Social Science

Required
Introductory courses in four of the following: Anthropology, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology; SSC 444; a specialization of 12 credits beyond the introductory course in one of the Social Science disciplines; 9 credits upper-division, from among the other four Social Science disciplines. A minimum of three credits in each Social Science discipline, introductory or upper-division is required. The Anthropology specialization requires MTH 207, SOC 352, ANT 101, 102, 318 and two upper-division anthropology electives. The Economics specialization requires MTH 207, ECO 101, 102, 333, 334; ECO 410 or SOC 352 and an upper-division economics elective. The Political Science specialization requires MTH 207, PSC 201, PSC 352, and three upper-division political science electives. The Psychology specialization requires PSY 101, 201, 202 and a course from two of the three areas in Psychology. The Sociology specialization requires MTH 207, SOC 101, SOC 352, two courses from these: SOC 204, 314, 320, 409 and 410; one upper-division sociology elective. The senior experience consists of a senior seminar (SSC 444) which integrates material from social science and other liberal arts core areas (history, philosophy, religious studies, literature, natural sciences, mathematics, fine arts), and a senior comprehensive (SSC 499).

The Social Science major may be combined with the Inclusive Education (Quadruple Certification Grades 1-9) program.

Social Science Core


The Social Science Core consists of the following:

  • Introductory courses in four of the following areas: Anthropology, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology
  • A specialization of 12 credits beyond the introductory course in one of the Social Science disciplines
  • 9 credits upper-division, from among the other four Social Science disciplines.

Introductory Courses


Social Science Majors select one introductory course from four of the following areas:

Social Science Specializations


Social Science Majors must complete a specialization of 12 credits beyond the introductory course in one of the Social Science disciplines. In addition, students select 9 credits of upper-division coursework from among the other four Social Science disiplines and complete SSC 444 and SSC 499. A minimum of three credits in each discipline, introductory or upper-division, is required.

Anthropology


The Anthropology Specialization requires:
  • Two Upper Division Anthropology Electives Credits: 6

Economics


The Economics Specialization requires:
  • One Upper Division Economics Elective Credits: 3

Political Science


The Political Science Specialization requires:
  • Three Upper Division Political Science Elective Credits: 9

Psychology


The Psychology Specialization requires the following:
  • One course from two of the three areas in Psychology (middle digit in course number represents the area)
    • Area I: Psychological Processes
    • Area II: Psychological Functioning
    • Area III: Psychological Applications
As well as:
 

Sociology


The Sociology Specialization requires:
  • One Upper Division Sociology Elective Credits: 3

Required Courses for Inclusive Education


The following courses are required for Quad Inclusive Education certification. The Quad Inclusive program includes: Childhood Education (Grades 1-6), Childhood with Disabilities (Grades 1-6), Middle Childhood (Grades 5-9), and Middle Childhood with Disabilities (Grades (5-9).

Social Science Senior Experience


The senior experience consists of a senior seminar (SSC 444) which integrates material from social science and other liberal arts core areas (history, philosophy, religious studies, literature, natural sciences, mathematics, fine arts), and a senior comprehensive (SSC 499).

Sample Program for Social Science Majors with Inclusive Education


Within the Social Science Major with Inclusive Education, students specialize in one of five areas: Anthropology, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology. Thus there are five program variations within this major. The sample program below is an example of what the program may look like for a Social Science Major with Inclusive Education and a Sociology specialization.

Freshman Year


  • Modern Foreign Language Credits: 6
  • Perspectives I Credits: 6
  • Perspectives I Math and Science Credits: 7
As well as:

Sophomore Year


  • Perspectives I Credits: 9
  • Perspectives II Credits: 3
  • Introductory Social Science Credits: 9
  • Upper Division Sociology Credits: 3
As well as:

Senior Year


  • Upper Division Sociology Credits: 3
  • Upper Division Social Science Credits: 3
  • Liberal Arts Elective Credits: 3
As well as:

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