Bachelor of Science in General Studies
Social Science Concentration
The B.S. in General Studies with a concentration in Social Science has been
designed specifically to meet the needs of adults pursuing a high
quality bachelor’s degree program and seeking maximum flexibility and
breadth in their studies.
A liberal number of free electives are permitted within the BSGS program, where students can accommodate all or most of their previous college studies. The BSGS
enables adults to create their own individualized, interdisciplinary
degree, with the on-going help of an academic advisor and faculty
The Social Science concentration of the General Studies degree
embraces the traditional subjects that form a shared intellectual
heritage of our diverse culture, as well as promotes the integration,
synthesis, and application of knowledge, communication and information
The program is particularly focused in the area of interpersonal
communications, group dynamics, a global historical viewpoint, human
services and social psychology.
Degree Requirements Summary
- Social Science Concentration Program Requirements (30 credits)
Includes courses in Economics, History, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, and Sociology
- University Core Curriculum (42 credits)
Includes courses in Communications, English, Fine Arts, Humanities, Liberal Arts, Math, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences.
- General Electives (48 credits)
Select courses that expand your field of study and provide depth in a particular discipline. The General Electives allow for transferring a multi-disciplinary number of credits from other schools, while providing the opportunity to customize your learning experience.
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A maximum of 15 credits may be transferred in to satisfy the Concentration requirements.
A maximum of 66 credits may be transferred in from an accredited
two-year school and 90 credits from an accredited four-year school.