In 1951, the Department of Social Sciences began offering the Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Science Teacher Education. Just as the needs of students and academic standards have changed over time, so too, have the Department ‘s degree offering and curricula. The Department presently offers five bachelor’s degree and is staffed by 14 fulltime and two adjunct faculty.
The Department of Social Sciences offers the Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degree. The Department offers five majors. The major areas are: Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Administration, Bachelor of Science Degree in History, Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science, Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Science Education, and Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology. The Student, with the assistance of the Department’s requirement for the particular degree program chosen.
Requirements for graduation must be met under a curriculum included in a catalog published within the past five years all majors must complete at least 124 semester hours of course work. Social Science Education must complete 136 semester hours of course work. Specific requirement for each degree program are listed under course requirements.