B.A. in Social Sciences

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Program Description

The Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences degree explores multidisciplinary perspectives of human behavior, relationships and modern society. 

Delivery Mode

Traditional (on campus)

Curriculum

The following eight-semester schedule of courses provides a recommended framework for completing this program of study in four years.

Course Credits
Freshman Year  
First Semester 16
ENG 101  English Composition I 3
UNI 100  First-Year Seminar 1
Required Lower Division Course* 3
Free Electives 6
General Education Course 3
   
Second Semester 15
Required Lower Division Course* 3
Required Lower Division Course* 3
Free Electives  3
Free Elective 3
General Education Course 3
   
Sophomore Year  
Third Semester 15
Required Lower Division Course* 3
Required Lower Division Course* 3
Laboratory Course 3
Free Elective 3
General Education Course 3
   
Fourth Semester 15
Required Lower Division Course*  3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
General Education Course 3
General Education Course 3
   
Junior Year  
Fifth Semester 15
Required Upper Division Course** 3
Required Upper Division Course** 3
Free Elective 3
General Education Course 3
General Education Course 3
   
Sixth Semester 15
Required Upper Division Course** 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
General Education Course 3
General Education Course 3
   
Senior Year  
Seventh Semester 15
Required Upper Division Course**  3
Required Upper Division Course** 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
General Education Course 3
   
Eighth Semester 15
Required Upper Division Course** 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
General Education Course 3
General Education Course 3
Total 120

*   Lower Division: Select a 100-200 level course from ANT, ECO, GEO, HIS, POS, PSY, SOC

** Upper Division: Select a 300-400 level course from ANT, ECO, GEO, HIS, POS, PSY, SOC

Program Webpage

https://www.calu.edu/academics/undergraduate/bachelors/sociology/social-science.aspx