May 24, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Social Science Major B.BS.SS

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The Social Science Major at Black Hills State University develops a broad-based perspective in the four major areas of Social Science: Political Science, Economics, Sociology, and Geography. The curriculum offers students the opportunity to become familiar with the pertinent theories currently prevalent in each of these areas. The curriculum also provides opportunities for students to become familiar with the concepts guiding research, collection of data, and associated interpretations of materials in the Social Sciences.

System Gen Ed Requirements (SGRs) - 30 semester hours

  • ENGL 101
  • ENGL 201
  • SPCM - Gen Ed - Speech (1 class) - 3 semester hours
  • MATH - Gen Ed - Mathematics (1 class) - 3 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Social Science (2 classes from different subjects) - 6 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Arts & Humanities (2 classes from different subjects or a foreign language sequence) - 6 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Natural Sciences & Lab (2 classes/corresponding labs) - 6-8 semester hours

Minor and Electives required

A minor is required with this major plus electives to total 120 hours, of which 36 hours must be 300-400 level courses.

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