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Social Sciences B.A./ B.S.

Total Semester Credit Hours=120

Degree Requirements

University Core Curriculum "C" or better in each course (42 hrs.)

A minimum grade point average of 2.0 in upper division courses in Sociology, Anthropology and Geography.

A minimum of 36 semester hours in Sociology, Anthropology, and Geography, including:

Required Core Courses--27 hours

ANTH 3330Cultural Anthropology

ANTH 3360Archaeology

ANTH 3380Physical Anthropology

GEOG 1313World Regional Geography [TCCN: GEOG 1303]

GEOG 3320Physical Geography

GEOG 4365Topics in Geography

SOCI 1301Introduction to Sociology [TCCN: SOCI 1301]

SOCI 3370Sociological Theory

SOCI 3396Social Research Methods

Social Sciences electives:

A minimum of 9 additional hours in area of specialization (ANTH, GEOG, or SOCI)

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Sciences will require 12 hours of a foreign language.

Courses from other institutions may be substituted for courses in Sociology, Anthropology and Geography only with approval of the program director.

Twenty-one hours in these fields must be earned at UT Tyler.

A minor of at least 18 hours, chosen in consultation with an advisor in the minor discipline.

A student with a Social Science major may NOT also minor in Sociology, Geography or Anthropology.

Electives to complete 120 hrs. for the baccalaureate degree.