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    Jun 23, 2024  
2019-20 RACC Student Catalog 
2019-20 RACC Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Social Science, AA (Program may be completed online)

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Social Sciences/Human Services Division

This program offers students planning to complete a Bachelors degree a broad knowledge base in the Social Sciences. Students can take electives from several Social Science disciplines or choose to concentrate in Anthropology, History or Sociology. Social Science majors can go on to pursue degrees and careers in anthropology, education, history, political science and sociology.

Program Competencies

Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of American history and/or Western Civilization and be able to discuss historical interpretation and data.
  • Differentiate among the fundamental theoretical perspectives in sociology and/or anthropology.
  • Explain research methods used in the Social Sciences and evaluate conclusions derived from that research.
  • Articulate how the disciplines within Social Sciences can be used to explain social issues.
  • Describe similarities and differences in the experience of humans in diverse cultures over time, including the impact of major historical events and political and social structures.

Required Program of Study

Major Requirements (12 Credit Hours)

Social Science Concentration: Select 3 courses with ANT, ECO, HIS, POL or SOC prefix

Anthropology Concentration: Select 3 courses with ANT prefix

Sociology Concentration: Select 3 courses with SOC prefix

History Concentration: Select 3 courses with HIS prefix

Also, choose 1 of the following courses:

Electives (11 Credit Hours)

It is strongly recommended that students meet with their faculty advisor early in the program to select general education courses. It is the responsibility of the student to meet with an admissions representative from the four-year institution to determine its transfer policies.

Total Credits=60

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