2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Apr 22, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog

Social Science, AA


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A major in Social Science offers a broad based degree that can lead to a variety of careers in government, law, education, business, social or counseling work, or international relations. The Social Science program at Eastern Wyoming College is designed to provide the student with core knowledge in such areas as History, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology.

Program Notes:

Students interested in pursuing a degree in Psychology or Sociology at a transfer institution are advised to take at least 12 hours of either Psychology or Sociology and the following: 

Students interested in pursuing a degree in History at a transfer institution are advised to take at least 12 hours of History including some of the following electives: HIST 1110 , HIST 1120 , HIST 1211 , HIST 1221 , HIST 1290 , HIST 2290 , ECON 1010 , ECON 1020 , GEOG 1000  and STAT 2050  or STAT 2070 .

Students interested in pursuing a degree in Political Science at a transfer institution are advised to take at least 12 hours of Political Science and History electives and STAT 2050  or STAT 2070 .

Students must complete all program requirements, including approved electives, with a grade of “C” or better.

Freshman Year


Fall Semester


Total Credits 14-15


Spring Semester


Total Credits 15


Sophomore Year


Fall Semester


Total Credits 15


Spring Semester


  • Social & Cultural Awareness  Credits: 3
  • Approved Electives Credits: 8 (see approved electives below)
  • Program Electives Credits: 4 (see approved electives below)

Total Credits 16


Total Credits 60


Approved Electives


Approved Electives


Any course at the 1000 or above level.

Program Electives


Take any course with the following prefixes: AMST, ANTH, COMM, CRMJ, ECON, GEOG, HIST, PHIL, POLS, PSYC, RELI, SOC, SOSC, SOWK, SPAN, WMST, and STAT.

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