View information for the Department of Economics, Agriculture, and Social Sciences , including Learning Objectives for the departments and its programs.
Office: Bizzini Hall 102A
Phone: (209) 667-3037
The Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences program is an interdepartmental degree program consisting of courses in the following disciplines: anthropology, communication studies, criminal justice, economics, ethnic studies, gender studies, geography, history, political science, psychology, and sociology. Students select courses from any three of the above disciplines. The program offers a wide variety of courses dealing with human interaction in past and present society and acquaints students with contemporary social problems, their causes, and their potential solutions.
Additionally, a course in the methods of scientific investigation in the social sciences provides students with valuable analytical skills. Students should discuss career opportunities with their adviser in their areas of concentration in the Social Sciences major.
Students intending to apply for admission to the Social Sciences single subject credential program at Stanislaus State should also see the Social Sciences B.A. - Single Subject Matter Preparation in Social Sciences .