Bachelor of Arts Degree - Composite Social Science

Degree Requirements:

General Education

Courses Major Courses

Foreign Language Requirement

Electives

Degree available in Bismarck

Students completing the Bachelor of Arts Degree with a major in Composite Social Science must select and complete the Composite Social Science Major or the Composite Social Science Criminal Justice Track.

Student Learning Outcomes

Composite social science graduates will:   

  1. Analyze, interpret, and use data and information in learning and in research - I, II, and V.
  2. Use technology as both a learning and as a professional application tool - I, II, V, and VII.
  3. Communicate ideas clearly through visual, verbal, and written forms using graphs, models, and the vocabulary specific to the Social Sciences - I, II, V, and VII.
  4. Demonstrate an ability to build upon and apply Social Science intellectual knowledge (and skills) in a variety of settings and environments - I, II, III, IV, V, VI, and VII.
  5. Develop a critical awareness of the integral relationship of humankind through a global Social Science perspective - I, II, III, IV, V, VI, and VII.
  6. Learn to interpret the social and spatial dimensions of disease, the economic relationships between health and wealth, and the political, cultural, ecological, and historical ramifications of the interactions of human and biological agents concerning health and wellness - I, II, III, IV, V, VI, and VII.

Requirements

Composite Social Science Major Courses

ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics

3

ECON 202Principles of Macroeconomics

3

HIST 211World Civilizations to 1500

3

HIST 212World Civilizations Since 1500

3

 

European and World History Electives (300-400)

3

 

HIST 103United States to 1877

3

HIST 104United States since 1877

3

HIST 385Modern America

3

GEOG 121Physical Geography

3

 

GEOG 161World Regional Geography

3

Or

GEOG 262Geography of North America

3

Geography Electives (300-400)

3

 

POLS 115American Government

3

Political Science Electives (300-400)

6

 

SOC 110Introduction to Sociology

3

Sociology Electives (300-400)

6

 

Social Science Electives (300-400)

6

Select one course from the following (3 credits):

HIST 491History Seminar

1-6

SOC 491Sociology Seminar

1-6

POLS 491Political Science Seminar

1-6

Total Credit Hours: 60