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  Sep 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 University Bulletin

Social Science: Social Cultural Studies Concentration, B.A.


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NY State Program Code: 78092
HEGIS Code: 2201.00
CIP Code:
45.0101

University College General Education and Core Requirements


All University College students must meet the requirement of four core courses and six distribution courses, as described here.

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Social Science


The Bachelor of Arts in Social Science focuses on guiding students to develop their cognitive skills, including critical thinking, creative thinking, problem solving, and decision making. The majority of University College social science majors continue their studies in graduate programs in one of the following areas: psychology, school psychology, counseling, elementary or secondary education, public administration, law, and social work.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Social Science: Social Cultural Studies Concentration


Required GPA: 2.0
Major GPA: 2.5
Credits Required for Major: 40
Credits Required to Graduate: 120

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Literature or Social Sciences


Candidates for these degrees must have completed at least 120 credits, 90 of which must be in the liberal arts. 40 credits are required for this major. The final 30 credits must be taken in graded course work at the University, and no more than 60 of total credits may be awarded from prior learning. Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 in their area of concentration and a minimum GPA of 2.0 from Adelphi overall.

Requirements for the B.A. in Literature or Social Science:


The distribution requirement for the Bachelor of Arts will be fulfilled as follows:

  • Three foundation courses in the appropriate area of concentration.
  • A minimum of 16 credits of advanced electives in the appropriate area of concentration or specialization.
  • Capstone I and II

University College Bachelor Degree Capstone Courses


All University College bachelor’s degree programs (excepting the B.S. in Business, the B.S. in Criminal Justice, and the B.A. in Psychology), are completed by taking a sequence of two 4-credit capstone courses:

The Baccalaureate Capstone is an interdisciplinary seminar that examines how the ideas of the modern age have challenged and altered traditional ways of thinking. As an analysis of the seminal ideas of modernity as defined by the thinkers who originated them, the Baccalaureate Capstone will empower students to think about the world in new and exciting ways.

Semester Sequence


Degree: B.A.
Required GPA: 2.0
Major GPA: 2.5
Credits Required for Major: 40
Credits Required to Graduate: 120

 
Requirements
Course Credits 0-30 31-60 61-90 91-120
    Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring
0613-108: Society & The Individual 4                
0613-171: Introduction to Psychology 4              
0613-202: Cultural Anthropology 4              
0613-384: Minority Groups in America 4            
0637-404: Capstone I 4              
0637-405: Capstone II 4              
Social Cultural Advanced Courses1 16    

Note:


Students can check with their Academic Advisor for additional foundation courses that will meet the requirements for this degree

1Choose any four Social Cultural Advanced Courses:

ASO (0613) 383 - Social Change 
ASO (0613) 377 - Outsiders: Studies in Non- Conformity 
ASO (0613) 376 - Advanced Social Problems 
ASO (0613) 375 - Social Roles of Men and Women 
ASO (0613) 374 - Alternate Lifestyles 
ASO (0613) 310 - Special Topics in Anthropology 
ASO (0613) 283 - Sociology of The Family 
ASO (0613) 234 - Aspects of Aging 

 

Check with your advisor as other courses may be available.

*For more information regarding our General Education requirements, please contact an academic advisor

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