Social Science

Students who desire a broad field major in the social sciences should follow one of the plans for a major in social science listed in the university catalog. Inquires should be directed to the Chair of the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences.

The social studies certification program is recommended for those students intending to teach social studies subjects in Texas secondary schools. This general certification provides a broad social studies background qualifying one to teach in seven fields rather than only two fields while providing enough electives to permit the development of particular depth in one or two of these fields.

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Science

The following is a suggested sequence of courses for students seeking a bachelor's degree with a major in social science. One of the political science, history or elective courses may be taken to meet the multicultural social science requirement.