The social science specialization is designed for students who want to combine a variety of social sciences courses into a cohesive degree. To meet the requirements for the social science specialization, students must satisfactorily complete 86 credit hours, including:
- A minimum of 42 credit hours in the specialization, consisting of:
At least 20 of the specialization credit hours must be in one of the following disciplines:
Communication (COM) (courses designated “Social Science” only)
Government and World Affairs (GWA) and/or Urban Studies (UST)
At least 15 of the specialization credit hours must be earned at the University.
At least 16 of the specialization credit hours must be earned in courses at the 300-level or higher.
- 44 credit hours may be earned through electives of the student’s choosing.