B.A. or B.S. in Social Science Program By University of Wyoming |Top Universities

B.A. or B.S. in Social Science

B.A. or B.S. in Social Science

  • QS World University Rankings
    801-1000
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 48 months
To fulfill the 48 credit hours required in the major, the student selects four core areas of emphasis from the participating departments/ programs, with a minimum distribution of 15 credit hours in the first area of emphasis and 6 hours in each of the other three areas. Participating department/programs include African and American Diaspora studies, American Indian studies, American studies, anthropology, Latina/o studies, communication and journalism, criminal justice, economics, geography, global and area studies, history, philosophy, political science, psychology, religious studies, sociology, and women’s studies. The first area of emphasis cannot be in economics or philosophy. The 48 credits must include: • STAT 2050 or 2070. These also fulfill the Q requirement for the University Studies Program (USP). • A USP-approved COM3 course that is also an approved College of Arts and Sciences social science discipline course. • A minimum of 24 credit hours of upper-division courses in the major. At least one course, 3 credits, in the first area of emphasis must be at the 4XXX level. General Information College of Arts and Sciences 156 • A grade of C or better must be earned in all 48 credit hours in the major and all courses taken for a letter grade unless offered for S/U only. It is also recommended that students complete an upper-division social science research methods and a social science theory course. See the list of Approved courses. Courses taken for the U.S./Wyoming Constitutions requirement do not count in the 48 credit hours in this major. Students may not minor in the department/program that is selected as the first area of emphasis. All other university and college degree requirements apply. Students pursuing this major may go to the Center for Advising and Career Services in Knight Hall, room 222, for assignment to an adviser.

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