Jan 22, 2022  
2020-21 RACC Student Catalog 
    
2020-21 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 Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe similarities and differences in the experiences of humans in diverse cultures over time and space.
  • Interpret events in history using primary and secondary sources.
  • Explain research methods in the social sciences.
  • Evaluate findings derived from social science research.
  • Apply different approaches in the social sciences to explain social issues.

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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