May 23, 2022  
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Social Science

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WebAdvisor Code - B.BA.SS

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.  The Bachelor of Arts degree requires 4 semesters of foreign language.

Gen Ed Requirements - 34 semester hours

  • MATH - Gen Ed - Mathematics - 3 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Social Science - 0 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Arts & Humanities - 12 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Natural Science & Lab - 8 semester hours


A minor is required with this major plus electives to total 128 hours, of which 36 hours must be 300-400 level courses.

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