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The Bachelor Of Arts in Social Science

Total Course Requirements for the Bachelor’s Degree: 120 units

See “Requirements for the Bachelor’s Degree” in The University Catalog for complete details on general degree requirements. A minimum of 40 units, including those required for the major, must be upper division.

The department has prepared a suggested Four Year Advising Plan to help students meet all graduation requirements within four years. Please request a plan from your major adviser or view it and other current advising information on the CSU, Chico Web.

General Education Requirements: 48 units

See “General Education Requirements” in The University Catalog and The Class Schedule for the most current information on General Education Requirements and course offerings. The course requirements marked below with an asterisk (*) may also be applied toward General Education.

Cultural Diversity Course Requirements: 6 units

See “Cultural Diversity” in The University Catalog. Most courses used to satisfy these requirements may also apply to General Education.

American Institutions Requirement: 6 units

See the “American Institutions Requirement” under “Bachelor’s Degree Requirements.” This requirement is normally fulfilled by completing HIST 050 and POLS 055. Courses used to satisfy this requirement do not apply to General Education.

Literacy Requirement:

See “Mathematics and Writing Requirements” in The University Catalog. Writing proficiency in the major is a graduation requirement and may be demonstrated through satisfactory completion of a course in your major which has been designated as the Writing Proficiency (WP) course for the semester in which you take the course. Students who earn below a C- are required to repeat the course and earn a C- or better to receive WP credit. See The Class Schedule for the designated WP courses for each semester. You must pass ENGL 001 (or its equivalent) with a C- or better before you may register for a WP course.

Course Requirements for the Major: 45 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this degree. Additional required courses, dependent upon a selected option or advising pattern, are outlined following the degree core program requirements.

Degree Core Program: 6 units

2 courses required:

SOSC    010    Computer Applications for BSS    3.0    FS

SOSC    295    Capstone Sem: Social Science    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: ENGL 001 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher; 12 units in social sciences.

Advising Pattern Course Requirements: 39 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required depending upon the advising pattern chosen. Students must select one of the following advising patterns for completion of the major course requirements.

THE BREADTH PATTERN: 39 units

7 courses required:

ECON    002    Principles of Macro Analysis    3.0    FS *

ECON    003    Principles of Micro Analysis    3.0    FS *

GEOG    103    Geography and World Affairs    3.0    FS *NW

GEOG    235    Historical Geography North Amer    3.0    FA

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

This course is the same as AMST 235 which may be substituted.

HIST    001A    History of Western Civilization    3.0    FS *

HIST    001B    History of Western Civilization    3.0    FS *

POLS    141    International Relations    3.0    FS *

1 course selected from:

HIST    134    American Ethnic Origins    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as MCGS 134 which may be substituted.

SOSC    102    Temporal Concepts    3.0    FS *Eth

1 course selected from:

HIST    235    The US in Age of the World Wars    3.0    FA

HIST    236    Hiroshima to Watergate    3.0    SP

HIST    237    From Watergate to the Present    3.0    SP

1 course selected from:

POLS    202    State Government    3.0    FS

POLS    203    Local Government    3.0    FS

POLS    204    Interest Groups and Lobbying    3.0    FA

Prerequisites: POLS 202 and POLS 273 are recommended.

POLS    223    Political Parties    3.0    Inq

POLS    231    American Political Thought    3.0    FA

POLS    251A    Found Amer Constitution Law    3.0    FA

POLS    251B    Civil Rights/Civil Liberties    3.0    FS

This course is the same as MCGS 251B which may be substituted.

POLS    272    The Presidency    3.0    SP

POLS    273    Congress    3.0    SP

1 course selected from:

ANTH    103    Cultural Anthropology    3.0    FS

ECON    175    Developing Countries    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: ECON 003.

GEOG    101    Global Economic Geography    3.0    FS NW

POLS    102    Politics of Third World Nations    3.0    FS *

This course is the same as POLS 002 which may be substituted.

SOCI    110    Population    3.0    FS

1 course selected from:

HIST    001C    Modern World History    3.0    FS *

HIST    164    Middle East: Society/Culture    3.0    SP *NW

This course is the same as MEST 155 which may be substituted.

HIST    170B    African History    3.0    SP *NW

HIST    174B    East Asia After 1800    3.0    SP *NW

HIST    175    Pacific Tradition/Transform    3.0    FA *NW

This course is the same as INST 100 which may be substituted.

1 course selected from:

ANTH    283    Field Methods in Ethnography    3.0    FA

Prerequisites: ANTH 103.

ECON    180    Economic Statistics    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: ECON 002.

GEOG    217    Field Techniques    3.0    SP

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

HIST    292    Archival Research Seminar    3.0    FS

POLS    131    Intro to Political Inquiry    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: ENGL 001 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher.

SOCI    165    Social Research Methods    3.0    FS

SOSC    299H    Honors: Behavioral/Social Sci    3.0    SP

Prerequisites: Students must have completed one 299H in a Behavioral and Social Science department prior to enrollment. Open only by invitation to students with 3.5 GPA or higher in the major and faculty permission.

THE DEPTH PATTERN: 39 units

Primary Concentration: 24 units

Secondary Concentration: 15 units

Students are required to select a primary area of concentration for 24 units (15 units minimum at the upper-division level) and a secondary area of concentration for 15 units (9 units minimum at the upper-division level) from the following areas of concentration.

AREAS OF CONCENTRATION: 15 or 24 units

AFRICA: 15-24 units

2 courses required:

AFRI    050    Introduction to African Studies    3.0    FS *NW

This course is the same as AFAM 050 which may be substituted.

AFRI    150    Contemporary Problems/Prospects    3.0    FS *NW

3-6 courses selected from:

ABUS    192    World Food and Hunger Issues    3.0    FS *NW

This course is the same as INST 192 which may be substituted.

ANTH    176    African Cultures    3.0    Inq

ANTH    211    Human Origins    3.0    Inq

Prerequisites: ANTH 011, ANTH 100, or ANTH 101.

ART    248    African Art    3.0    Inq

Prerequisites: ART 001A and ART 001B for art majors.

AFAM    131    African American History    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as HIST 131 which may be substituted.

ECON    175    Developing Countries    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: ECON 003.

HIST    170A    African History    3.0    FA *NW

HIST    170B    African History    3.0    SP *NW

POLS    213    Politics of Developing Nations    3.0    SP

POLS    246B    International Relations: Africa    3.0    SP

ANTHROPOLOGY: 15-24

3 courses required:

ANTH    101    Physical Anthropology    4.0    FA

ANTH    102    Archaeology    3.0    FA

ANTH    103    Cultural Anthropology    3.0    FS

5-14 units selected from:

Any Anthropology (ANTH) course offerings.

ASIA: 15-24 units

3 courses required:

ASST    100    Cultures of Asia    3.0    FS *NW

This course is the same as ANTH 171 which may be substituted.

ASST    150    Asian Studies: Contemp Problems    3.0    FS *NW

This course is the same as AAST 150 which may be substituted.

R S    005    Asian Religions    3.0    FS *NW

Note: For a Secondary Concentration you must complete at least one course in two of the three areas: Far Eastern History, Asian Politics, and Asian Culture.

Asian Culture

1 course selected from:

ANTH    171    Cultures of Asia    3.0    FS *NW

This course is the same as ASST 100 which may be substituted.

ANTH    173    Pacific Cultures    3.0    Inq

Asian History

1 course selected from:

HIST    276    Modern China    3.0    FA NW

HIST    278    Modern Japan    3.0    SP NW

Asian Politics

1 course selected from:

POLS    215D    Comparative Government: Asia    3.0    SP

POLS    246D    Intl Relations: Pacific Basin    3.0    SP *NW

This course is the same as INST 102 and POLS 146 which may be substituted.

Asian Religions

1 course selected from:

R S    161    Japanese Religions    3.0    Inq

R S    162    Chinese Religions    3.0    Inq

R S    164    Buddhism    3.0    SP *NW

R S    165    Hinduism    3.0    FA *NW

Far Eastern History

1 course selected from:

HIST    174A    East Asia Before 1800    3.0    FA *NW

HIST    174B    East Asia After 1800    3.0    SP *NW

CALIFORNIA STUDIES: 15-24 units

2 courses required:

GEOG    005    California Cultural Landscapes    3.0    FS *Eth

GEOG    151    California    3.0    Inq

Note: For a Secondary Concentration you must complete at least one course in three of the following four areas:

California Culture

1 course selected from:

AMST    135    American Popular Culture    3.0    FS *

AMST    170    Amer Ethnic/Regional Writers    3.0    FA *Eth

This course is the same as ENGL 170 which may be substituted.

ENGL    170    Amer Ethnic/Regional Writers    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as AMST 170 which may be substituted.

ART    255    California Art    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: ART 001A and ART 001B for art majors; ENGL 001 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher.

California Electives

1-2 courses selected from:

GEOS    125    Geology of California    3.0    FA

Prerequisites: GEOS 001 or GEOS 002.

POLS    203    Local Government    3.0    FS

SOSC    289    Internship Social Science    3.0-15.0    FS

Prerequisites: Junior standing; the approval of the Social Science Program Coordinator; faculty permission.

See Internship Policy below.

California History and Politics

1-2 courses selected from:

HIST    254    History of California    3.0    FS

POLS    202    State Government    3.0    FS

California Populations

1-2 courses selected from:

ANTH    162    California Indians    3.0    FA Eth

CHST    158    Chicanos Contemporary Society    3.0    FA Eth

This course is the same as SOCI 158 which may be substituted.

SOSC    102    Temporal Concepts    3.0    FS *Eth

CAREER AND LIFE PLANNING: 15-24 units

4 courses required:

SOCI    245    Sociology of Work & Occupations    3.0    FA

SOSC    210    Test/Measure for Career Guidance    3.0    SP

SOSC    211    Prin & Tech of Career Guidance    3.0    SP

SOSC    260    Career/Life Plan Capstone Sem    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

1 course selected from:

PSY    235    Psychology of Personality    3.0    FS

PSY    245    Social Psychology    3.0    FS

SOCI    214    Self and Society    3.0    FS

SWRK    100    Multicultural Awareness-Hum Svcs    3.0    FS Eth

Prerequisites: No prerequisites or corequisites for non-majors; concurrent enrollment in SWRK 102 for majors.

SWRK    102    Hum Behavior Across the Lifespan    3.0    FS *

Prerequisites: No prerequisites or corequisites for non-majors; concurrent enrollment in SWRK 100 for majors.

For the 24-unit concentration, the following additional courses must be taken.

1 course selected from:

SOCI    131    Work and Family Issues    3.0    FS *

SOCI    211    Sociology of the Life Course    3.0    FS

1 course selected from:

MGMT    131    Human Resource Management    3.0    FS

MGMT    180    Managing People, Bus Proc, & Chg    3.0    FS

POLS    262    Organizational Theory    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: POLS 260A or concurrent enrollment.

PSY    260    Industrial/Organizational Psych    3.0    FS

SOCI    262    Organizational Theory    3.0    FS

1 course selected from:

HCSV    200    Health Communication Programming    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: HCSV 060, HCSV 161.

MGMT    241    Managing Personal Success    3.0    FA

Prerequisites: MGMT 180.

PSY    170    Issues Pers Growth & Soc Adjust    3.0    FS

SOSC    289    Internship Social Science    3.0-15.0    FS

Prerequisites: Junior standing; the approval of the Social Science Program Coordinator; faculty permission.

See Internship Policy below.

CHILD DEVELOPMENT: 15-24 units

FOUNDATION: 6 units

3 courses required:

C D    051    Observational Techniques    2.0    FS

EDCI    010A    Field Experience with Youth    1.0    FS

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

PSY    202    Child/Adolescent Psychology    3.0    FS

Child Development: 3 units

1 course selected from:

C D    050    Child Development    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: Concurrent registration in C D 051 for Child Development majors and minors.

C D    052    Child Development    3.0    FS *

Family: 3 units

1 course selected from:

C D    255    Seminar in Family Relations    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: C D 055; either C D 050 or C D 052.

SOCI    132    Modern Families    3.0    FS *

Ages and Stages: 3-6 units

For a secondary concentration, 3 units are required.
For a primary concentration, 6 units are required.

1-2 courses selected from:

BIOL    118    Biology of Childhood    3.0    FS *

Prerequisites: One biological sciences course.

C D    150    Prenatal-Infant Development    3.0    SP

Prerequisites: C D 050 or C D 052 or PSY 202.

C D    154    School-Aged Child    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: C D 050 or C D 052 or PSY 202.

C D    254    Adolescent Development    3.0    FA

Prerequisites: C D 050 or C D 052 or PSY 202.

HCSV    163    Child Health    3.0    FS *

NOTE: For a primary concentration only, select one course from each of the following.

Psychology: 3 units

1 course selected from:

PSY    112    Learning in the Young Child    3.0    FS

PSY    141    Socio-Cultural Psy Development    3.0    FS *

This course is the same as PSY 041 which may be substituted.

PSY    203    Advanced Child Psychology    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: PSY 202 or equivalent.

PSY    240    Psychology of Exceptional Child    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: PSY 202 or equivalent.

SPED    143    Overview of Special Education    3.0    FS

Social Policy: 3 units

1 course selected from:

C D    251    Staff-Parent-Child Relations    3.0    SP

Prerequisites: C D 050, C D 051.

C D    256    Admin Child Development Programs    3.0    FA

Prerequisites: C D 050, C D 051.

SWRK    220    Child Welfare    3.0    FS

CONFLICT RESOLUTION: 15-24 units

CORE PROGRAM: 9 units

3 courses required:

MGMT    145    Negotiation Techn for Conflict    3.0    SP

POLS    252    Altern Dispute Resolution    3.0    FA

SOSC    170    Methods of Conflict Resolution    3.0    FS

For a secondary concentration in Conflict Resolution: After completing the core you must take one course from any two of the areas: Interpersonal, Workplace, Global and/or Law for an additional 6 units. For a primary concentration, select one to two courses in each area for an additional 15 units.

Interpersonal: 0-6 units

0-2 courses selected from:

CMST    113    Foundations of Interpersonal Com    3.0    FS

CMST    120    Gender and Communication    3.0    FS *

PSY    245    Social Psychology    3.0    FS

SWRK    102    Hum Behavior Across the Lifespan    3.0    FS *

Prerequisites: No prerequisites or corequisites for non-majors; concurrent enrollment in SWRK 100 for majors.

Workplace: 0-6 units

0-2 courses selected from:

ECON    140    Work, Wealth, & Income Distrbtn    3.0    FS *

MGMT    151    Organizational Design    3.0    Inq

Prerequisites: MGMT 180.

MGMT    242    Managing Differences    3.0    FS

POLS    262    Organizational Theory    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: POLS 260A or concurrent enrollment.

PSY    260    Industrial/Organizational Psych    3.0    FS

SOCI    245    Sociology of Work & Occupations    3.0    FA

Global: 0-6 units

0-2 courses selected from:

CMST    125    Intercultural Comm Theory/Pract    3.0    FS Eth

GEOG    230    Geodemography    3.0    SP

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

INST    152    Quant Meth Conflict Resolution    3.0    FS *

Prerequisites: Completion of the General Education requirement for Breadth Area A4, Mathematical Concepts.

This course is the same as MATH 152 which may be substituted.

PHIL    139    Roots of War: Phil Survey    3.0    FS *

POLS    242    International Organizations    3.0    FA

Law: 0-6 units

0-2 courses selected from:

BLAW    213    Employment Law    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: At least junior standing.

BLAW    214    Labor Law/Collective Bargaining    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: At least junior standing or faculty permission.

POLS    238    Jurisprudence/Philosophy of Law    3.0    FA

This course is the same as PHIL 238 which may be substituted.

POLS    289L    Internship in Public Law    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

See Internship Policy below.

ECONOMICS: 15-24 units

2 courses required:

ECON    002    Principles of Macro Analysis    3.0    FS *

ECON    003    Principles of Micro Analysis    3.0    FS *

9-18 units selected from:

Any other Economics (ECON) course offerings.

ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES: 15-24 units

Note: For a secondary concentration (15 units): after completing the Social Policy Core (12 units), you must take the 3 remaining units from the Science Core.

SOCIAL POLICY CORE: 12 units

4 courses required:

GEOG    104    Environmental Issues    3.0    FS *

ECON    165    Environmental Economics    3.0    FS

POLS    261    Environmental Politics/Admin    3.0    SP

SOSC    240    Environ Studies Capstone Sem    3.0    SP

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

SCIENCE CORE

3-8 units selected from:

BIOL    134    Conservation Ecology    3.0    FS *

Prerequisites: BIOL 001 or equivalent.

CHEM    027    Gen Chem for Applied Sciences    4.0    FS *

Prerequisites: Intermediate Algebra.

CHEM    037    General Chemistry    4.0    FS *

Prerequisites: Second-year high school algebra; one year high school chemistry or CHEM 016. (One year of high school physics and one year of high school mathematics past Algebra II are recommended.)

GEOS    130    Environmental Science    3.0    FS *

Prerequisites: One course from Breadth Area B1 and one course from Breadth Area B2 of the General Education requirements.

APPLICATIONS

NOTE: You must select at least two courses from one of the following three categories.

0-6 units selected from:

Natural Resources

GEOG    226    Water Resource Development    3.0    FA

Prerequisites: GEOG 104 or equivalent.

GEOS    140    Environmental Geology    3.0    FS *

Prerequisites: One course from Breadth Area B1 and one course from Breadth Area B2 of General Education requirements.

GEOS    170    Energy in the Human Environment    3.0    SP *

Prerequisites: One course from Breadth Area B1.

GEOS    230    Environmental Systems Modeling I    3.0    F2

Prerequisites: CHEM 038; GEOS 130 or faculty permission; MATH 007A; either PHYS 002B or PHYS 004C.

GEOS    260    Water Resources Management    3.0    SP

Prerequisites: Upper-division standing; GEOS 130 or GEOS 180.

PSSC    100    Food Forever    3.0    FS *NW

This course is the same as INST 105 which may be substituted.

RECR    110    Natural Resource/Inform Citizen    3.0    FS *

Prerequisites: Junior standing.

SOSC    189    Social Science Internship    1.0-3.0    FS

This course is the same as GEOG 189 which may be substituted.

Nature, Society, and Human Values

ANTH    223    Human Behavioral Ecology    3.0    Inq

ANTH    235    Medical Anthropology    3.0    Inq

BIOL    116    Science and Human Values    3.0    FS *

Prerequisites: BIOL 001 or BIOL 008.

This course is the same as PHIL 116 which may be substituted.

GEOG    205    Nature and Society    3.0    SP

Prerequisites: GEOG 001 and GEOG 002 or equivalents.

GEOG    235    Historical Geography North Amer    3.0    FA

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

This course is the same as AMST 235 which may be substituted.

HIST    150    American Environment    3.0    SP *Eth

PHIL    146    Environmental Ethics    3.0    FS *

RECR    251    Methods/Materials for Environ Ed    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: BIOL 142 or GEOS 030 or equivalent or faculty permission.

This course is the same as EDCI 251 which may be substituted.

R S    149    Cross-Cultural Environ Ethics    3.0    FS *

SOSC    189    Social Science Internship    1.0-3.0    FS

This course is the same as GEOG 189 which may be substituted.

Law, Policy, and the Environment

ANTH    237    Anthropology/Development Issues    3.0    Inq

ANTH    287    Heritage Resource Planning    3.0    Inq

ECON    155    Economics of Gov Regulations    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: ECON 003.

GEOG    223    Planning Methods    3.0    SP

Prerequisites: GEOG 115, GEOG 120.

GEOG    227    Environmental Impact Analysis    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: GEOG 120 or equivalent.

HCSV    162    Environmental Health    3.0    FS

POLS    268    Planning Law    3.0    SP

POLS    289K    Internship in Public Law    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

Permission of Environmental Studies Coordinator also required.

SOCI    145    Environmental Sociology    3.0    FA

SOSC    170    Methods of Conflict Resolution    3.0    FS

SOSC    189    Social Science Internship    1.0-3.0    FS

This course is the same as GEOG 189 which may be substituted.

FAMILY RELATIONS: 15-24 units

2 courses required:

SOCI    232    Family: Past/Present/Future    3.0    FS

SOSC    230    Family Relations Capstone Sem    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

Note: For a Secondary Concentration you must complete at least one course in each of the following sections: Child Development, Marriage and Family, and Sex Roles.

Aging

1 course selected from:

HCSV    143    Social Gerontology    3.0    FA

HCSV    241    Health in the Later Years    3.0    FA

PSY    207    Psychology of Aging    3.0    FA

SOCI    211    Sociology of the Life Course    3.0    FS

SWRK    295    Policy & Progs for Older Adults    3.0    SP

Child Development

1 course selected from:

C D    050    Child Development    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: Concurrent registration in C D 051 for Child Development majors and minors.

C D    150    Prenatal-Infant Development    3.0    SP

Prerequisites: C D 050 or C D 052 or PSY 202.

PSY    202    Child/Adolescent Psychology    3.0    FS

Marriage and Family

1 course selected from:

C D    255    Seminar in Family Relations    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: C D 055; either C D 050 or C D 052.

PSY    215    Psychology of Marriage    3.0    FS

SOCI    132    Modern Families    3.0    FS *

Personality

1 course selected from:

ANTH    134    Body, Self and Emotion    3.0    Inq

PSY    235    Psychology of Personality    3.0    FS

SOCI    214    Self and Society    3.0    FS

Sex Roles

1 course selected from:

HCSV    111    Human Sexuality    3.0    FS *

HCSV    265    Sexuality Educ: Concepts/Issues    3.0    Inq

Prerequisites: BIOL 004.

SOCI    033    Sociology of Sexuality    3.0    FS *

Women and Family

1 course selected from:

PSY    115    Psychology of Women    3.0    FS *

SOCI    159    Women in Contemporary Societies    3.0    FS *

This course is the same as WMST 159 which may be substituted.

SWRK    196    Social Work Perspective Women    3.0    Inq

GEOGRAPHY: 15-24 units

4 courses required:

GEOG    001    Physical Geography    3.0    FS

GEOG    002    Human Geography    3.0    FS *NW

GEOG    101    Global Economic Geography    3.0    FS NW

GEOG    104    Environmental Issues    3.0    FS *

3-12 units selected from:

Any Geography (GEOG) course offerings.

GERONTOLOGY: 15-24 units

5 courses required:

HCSV    178    Multicultural Health    3.0    FS Eth

This course is the same as MCGS 178 which may be substituted.

HCSV    241    Health in the Later Years    3.0    FA

RECR    160    Leisure in Later Life    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in or prior completion of RECR 010; or faculty permission.

PSY    207    Psychology of Aging    3.0    FA

SWRK    295    Policy & Progs for Older Adults    3.0    SP

0-9 units selected from:

HCSV    143    Social Gerontology    3.0    FA

MGMT    242    Managing Differences    3.0    FS

NFSC    127    Nutrition Throughout Life Cycle    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: BIOL 004; NFSC 025 or NFSC 125.

R S    147    Dying/Death/Afterlife    3.0    FS *

SOCI    211    Sociology of the Life Course    3.0    FS

SOSC    289    Internship Social Science    3.0-15.0    FS

Prerequisites: Junior standing; the approval of the Social Science Program Coordinator; faculty permission.

SOSC    280    Capstone Sem in Geront    1.0    SP

Prerequisites: Completion of 3 courses in the Gerontology minor or permission of instructor.

See Internship Policy below.

NOTE: Students wishing to be awarded the Gerontology Certificate must complete a primary concentration, use HCSV 289B and HCSC 290 as part of their 9 units of electives, and have a grade point average of 2.5 overall in their certificate classes.

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES: 15-24 units

5 courses required:

HCSV    130    Mgmt Prin Hlth Svs    3.0    FS

HCSV    279    Grant Writing/Other Fundraising    3.0    FS

HCSV    231    The Healthcare Delivery System    3.0    FA

POLS    050    Intro to Criminal Justice    3.0    FS

SWRK    070    Social Welfare Institutions    3.0    FS *

0-9 units selected from:

ACCT    015    Intro to Financial Accounting    3.0    FS

CMST    117    Intro to Organizational Comm    3.0    FS

HCSV    133    Medical Economics    3.0    SP *

Prerequisites: ECON 001, ECON 002, or ECON 003.

This course is the same as ECON 152 which may be substituted.

HCSV    235    Healthcare Policy and Politics    3.0    SP

Prerequisites: HCSV 231.

This course is the same as POLS 205 which may be substituted.

POLS    260B    Public Personnel Administration    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: POLS 260A or concurrent enrollment.

SWRK    102    Hum Behavior Across the Lifespan    3.0    FS *

Prerequisites: No prerequisites or corequisites for non-majors; concurrent enrollment in SWRK 100 for majors.

HEALTH SCIENCE: 15-24 units

5 courses required:

HCSV    111    Human Sexuality    3.0    FS *

HCSV    161    Community Health    3.0    FS

HCSV    162    Environmental Health    3.0    FS

HCSV    170    Drugs in Our Society    3.0    FS *

NFSC    123    Nutrition/Physical Fitness    3.0    FS *

Prerequisites: One lower-division course in biological sciences.

0-9 units selected from:

HCSV    160    Chronic & Communicable Diseases    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: BIOL 004 is strongly recommended.

HCSV    167    Consumer Health    3.0    FS *

HCSV    168    Women’s Health    3.0    FS *

This course is the same as NURS 168 and WMST 168 which may be substituted.

HCSV    175    International Health    3.0    FS

HCSV    178    Multicultural Health    3.0    FS Eth

This course is the same as MCGS 178 which may be substituted.

HCSV    241    Health in the Later Years    3.0    FA

HCSV    260    Hlth Ed for Elem School Teachers    3.0    FS

HCSV    261    Hlth Ed for Secondary Sch Tchrs    3.0    FS

HCSV    272    School Health Programs    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: HCSV 169 recommended.

For students in the credential program, HCSV 111, HCSV 170, HCSV 261, HCSV 272, and NFSC 123 satisfy the requirements for a supplemental authorization in Health.

HISTORY: 15-24 units

6-9 units selected from:

Any European History course offerings.

6-9 units selected from:

Any American History course offerings.

3-6 units selected from:

Any African, Asian, Latin American, Middle Eastern, or World History course offerings.

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS: 15-24 units

12-18 units selected from:

POLS    140A    Model United Nations    1.0    FA

Prerequisites: POLS 242.

POLS    140B    Model United Nations    2.0    SP

Prerequisites: POLS 140A, POLS 242.

POLS    141    International Relations    3.0    FS *

POLS    142    Intl Politics: Methods Analysis    3.0    SP

Prerequisites: POLS 141.

POLS    144    U.S. Foreign Policy Nuclear Age    3.0    FS *

POLS    191E    Simulation: Intl Relations    1.0    FS

POLS    197A    Tutorial in Political Science    1.0    FS

Prerequisites: faculty permission.

POLS    199    Special Problems    1.0-3.0    FS

POLS    241    Intl Politics: Theory & Concepts    3.0    FA

Prerequisites: POLS 141, ENGL 001 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher.

POLS    242    International Organizations    3.0    FA

POLS    243    International Law    3.0    FS

POLS    246B    International Relations: Africa    3.0    SP

POLS    246C    Inter-American Relations    3.0    SP

POLS    246D    Intl Relations: Pacific Basin    3.0    SP *NW

This course is the same as INST 102 and POLS 146 which may be substituted.

POLS    246E    Contemporary Rus Foreign Policy    3.0    FA

POLS    246F    Intl Relations: Western Europe    3.0    FA

POLS    247    Vietnam and Foreign Policy    3.0    S1

POLS    248    Politics of Terrorism    3.0    SP

POLS    249    Prosem: International Relations    3.0    Inq

This course is the same as POLS 341 which may be substituted.

POLS    291E    Simulation: Intl Relations    1.0    FS

Prerequisites: Upper-division standing.

No more than 6 units of POLS 140A, POLS 140B, POLS 191E, POLS 197A, POLS 199, POLS 291E, and POLS 298 may be counted.

3-6 units selected from:

AFRI    050    Introduction to African Studies    3.0    FS *NW

This course is the same as AFAM 050 which may be substituted.

AFRI    150    Contemporary Problems/Prospects    3.0    FS *NW

ASST    150    Asian Studies: Contemp Problems    3.0    FS *NW

This course is the same as AAST 150 which may be substituted.

LAST    050    Intro to Latin American Studies    3.0    FS *NW

LAST    088    Orientation to Mexico Program    1.0    FA

LAST    200    Seminar in Selected Topics    3.0    SP

Prerequisites: ENGL 001 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher, LAST 050.

LAST    289    Intercult Experiential Learning    6.0    FS

Prerequisites: LAST 087 or LAST 088; faculty permission.

POLS    102    Politics of Third World Nations    3.0    FS *

This course is the same as POLS 002 which may be substituted.

POLS    213    Politics of Developing Nations    3.0    SP

POLS    215A    Comparative Govt: Middle East    3.0    FS

POLS    215B    Comparative Government: Africa    3.0    FA

POLS    215C    Comparative Govt: Latin America    3.0    FA

POLS    215D    Comparative Government: Asia    3.0    SP

POLS    215E    Comparative Govt: Russ/E Europe    3.0    SP

POLS    215F    Comparative Govt: West Europe    3.0    FS

POLS    217    Politics: Industrial Societies    3.0    FA

POLS    219    Seminar: Comparative Govt    3.0    FA

This course is the same as POLS 311 which may be substituted.

POLS    298    Special Topics    1.0-3.0    FS

MULTICULTURAL AND GENDER STUDIES: 15-24 units

For a primary concentration: After completing the core, you must take 6 units from Intercultural Study, 6 units from Gender Study, 3 units from Focused Study, and 6 units from any other African American Studies (AFAM), American Indian Studies (AIST), Asian American Studies (AAST), or Chicano Studies (CHST) course offerings selected in consultation with the program coordinator.

For a secondary concentration: After completing the core, you must take 3 units from Intercultural Study, 3 units from Gender Study, 3 units from Focused Study, and 3 units of electives from any other African American Studies (AFAM), American Indian Studies (AIST), Asian American Studies (AAST), or Chicano Studies (CHST) course offerings selected in consultation with the program coordinator.

CORE: 3 units

1 course required:

MCGS    055    Intro Multicultural/Gender Std    3.0    FS *Eth

Intercultural Study: 3-6 units

1-2 courses selected from:

CMST    125    Intercultural Comm Theory/Pract    3.0    FS Eth

MCGS    134    American Ethnic Origins    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as HIST 134 which may be substituted.

MCGS    178    Multicultural Health    3.0    FS Eth

This course is the same as HCSV 178 which may be substituted.

MCGS    185    Religion/Amer Ethnic Minorities    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as R S 185 which may be substituted.

Gender Study: 3-6 units

1-2 courses selected from:

CMST    120    Gender and Communication    3.0    FS *

HCSV    169    Health Education Techniques    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: HCSV 060 or equivalent, HCSV 160; HCSV 161 recommended.

MCGS    126    Perspectives on Gender/Disease    3.0    SP *

This course is the same as NURS 126 which may be substituted.

MCGS    170    Theoretical Perspectives Gender    3.0    FS *

This course is the same as PHIL 170 which may be substituted.

MCGS    180    Gender, Science, and Society    3.0    FS *

WMST    136    Women/Gender in Amer History    3.0    Inq *

This course is the same as HIST 136 which may be substituted.

Focused Study: 3 units

1 course selected from:

AAST    071    Intro Asian-American Experience    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as SOCI 071 which may be substituted.

AFAM    070    Intro African American Studies    3.0    FS *Eth

AIST    070    Intro to Amer Indian Studies    3.0    FS *Eth

CHST    070    Introduction to Chicano Studies    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as SOCI 070 which may be substituted.

Electives: 3-6 units

1-2 courses selected from:

Any other African American Studies (AFAM), American Indian Studies (AIST), Asian American Studies (AAST), or Chicano Studies (CHST) course offerings selected in consultation with the program coordinator.

PARALEGAL: 24 units

Note: This pattern is available as a 24-unit Primary Concentration only.

6 courses required:

POLS    251B    Civil Rights/Civil Liberties    3.0    FS

This course is the same as MCGS 251B which may be substituted.

POLS    254    Legal Research    3.0    FS

POLS    255    Legal Para-Professional    3.0    FS

POLS    289K    Internship in Public Law    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

POLS    289L    Internship in Public Law    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

See Internship Policy below.

POLS    291F    Simulation: Public Law    2.0    FA

Prerequisites: Upper-division standing.

1 course selected from:

BLAW    100    Managing the Legal Environment    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: At least junior standing.

BLAW    211    Commercial Law    3.0    Inq

Prerequisites: BLAW 100.

4 units selected from:

BLAW    090    Understanding the Law    3.0    SP *

BLAW    214    Labor Law/Collective Bargaining    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: At least junior standing or faculty permission.

POLS    198W    Special Topics    1.0    FS

POLS    199    Special Problems    1.0-3.0    FS

POLS    256    Legal Analysis    3.0    FS

POLS    258    Issues in Court Administration    3.0    Inq

POLS    264    Administrative Law    3.0    FA

POLS    265    Administration of Justice    3.0    FS

POLS    293    Community Research    3.0-15.0    FS

Prerequisites: Approval of the Department of Political Science.

SWRK    280    Law and Disadvantaged Persons    3.0    Inq

POLITICAL SCIENCE: 15-24 units

3 courses required:

POLS    131    Intro to Political Inquiry    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: ENGL 001 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher.

POLS    141    International Relations    3.0    FS *

POLS    221    Methods of Political Inquiry    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: POLS 131 or permission of instructor.

1 course selected from:

POLS    231    American Political Thought    3.0    FA

POLS    232    Recent Amer Political Thought    3.0    SP

POLS    234    Origin West Political Thought    3.0    FA

This course is the same as PHIL 234 which may be substituted.

POLS    236    Liberal/Conservative Traditions    3.0    FA

This course is the same as PHIL 236 which may be substituted.

POLS    237    Contemporary Political Thought    3.0    SP

This course is the same as PHIL 237 which may be substituted.

POLS    238    Jurisprudence/Philosophy of Law    3.0    FA

This course is the same as PHIL 238 which may be substituted.

1 course selected from:

POLS    202    State Government    3.0    FS

POLS    203    Local Government    3.0    FS

POLS    204    Interest Groups and Lobbying    3.0    FA

Prerequisites: POLS 202 and POLS 273 are recommended.

POLS    222    Politic Socialization/Behavior    3.0    SP

POLS    223    Political Parties    3.0    Inq

POLS    271A    Public Policy Formation    3.0    FA

Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in POLS 199A required.

POLS    272    The Presidency    3.0    SP

POLS    273    Congress    3.0    SP

0-9 units selected from:

Any upper-division political science (POLS) course offerings.

Any upper-division Political Science (POLS) course offering, including at least one course from four of the six major areas: American Government, Political Theory and Methodology, Comparative Government, International Relations, Public Law, and Public Administration. For the Secondary Concentration, students should select at least one course from three of the above six areas.

PSYCHOLOGY: 15-24 units

Core: 3 units

PSY    001A    Principles of Psych    3.0    FS *

Personal Growth: 3 units

1 course selected from:

PSY    115    Psychology of Women    3.0    FS *

PSY    119    Psych of Prejudice/Hate/Violence    3.0    FS *Eth

PSY    142    Cross-Cultural Psychology    3.0    FS *NW

This course is the same as MCGS 142 which may be substituted.

PSY    170    Issues Pers Growth & Soc Adjust    3.0    FS

PSY    215    Psychology of Marriage    3.0    FS

PSY    235    Psychology of Personality    3.0    FS

NOTE: For a primary concentration, take two courses from each of the three areas below. For a secondary concentration, take one course from each of the three areas below.

Developmental: 3-6 units

1-2 courses selected from:

PSY    112    Learning in the Young Child    3.0    FS

PSY    140    Aids/Aides/AIDS Iss Child Psych    3.0    FS *

PSY    141    Socio-Cultural Psy Development    3.0    FS *

This course is the same as PSY 041 which may be substituted.

PSY    202    Child/Adolescent Psychology    3.0    FS

PSY    203    Advanced Child Psychology    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: PSY 202 or equivalent.

PSY    207    Psychology of Aging    3.0    FA

PSY    240    Psychology of Exceptional Child    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: PSY 202 or equivalent.

Cognition/Biopsychology: 3-6 units

1-2 courses selected from:

PSY    129    History of Mind    3.0    FA *

This course is the same as PHIL 129 which may be substituted.

PSY    175    Brain/Mind/Behavior    3.0    FA *

PSY    210    Appl Psy: Learning/Intellectual    3.0    Inq

PSY    272    Health Psychology    3.0    FA

PSY    274    Neuropsychology    3.0    SP

Prerequisites: PSY 104 or PSY 175 or PSY 275; or any course which has covered basic brain anatomy; or faculty permission.

Applied: 3-6 units

1-2 courses selected from:

PSY    205    Psychology of Learning    3.0    FS

PSY    208    Social Psych of Sport/Play/Games    3.0    FS

This course is the same as PHED 208 which may be substituted.

PSY    225    Abnormal Psychology    3.0    FS

PSY    260    Industrial/Organizational Psych    3.0    FS

PSY    273A    Counseling Psychology    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: PSY 225 or PSY 235; senior or graduate standing; faculty permission.

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION: 15-24 units

3 courses required:

POLS    203    Local Government    3.0    FS

POLS    260A    Intro to Public Administration    3.0    FS

POLS    262    Organizational Theory    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: POLS 260A or concurrent enrollment.

NOTE: For a Secondary Concentration Advising Pattern you must complete one course in the Public Policy and Methods areas.

Methods

1 course selected from:

POLS    131    Intro to Political Inquiry    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: ENGL 001 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher.

POLS    221    Methods of Political Inquiry    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: POLS 131 or permission of instructor.

Public Policy

1 course selected from:

POLS    271A    Public Policy Formation    3.0    FA

Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in POLS 199A required.

POLS    271B    Policy Analysis Capstone Seminar    3.0    SP

Prerequisites: POLS 221, POLS 271A. Concurrent enrollment in POLS 199A required.

1 course selected from:

POLS    289A    Intern Public Administration    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: 3.0 cumulative GPA, faculty permission.

POLS    289B    Intern Public Administration    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: 3.0 cumulative GPA, faculty permission.

See Internship Policy below.

6 units selected from:

Any Political Science (POLS) course offerings.

RURAL PLANNING: 15-24 units

5 courses required:

GEOG    001    Physical Geography    3.0    FS

GEOG    104    Environmental Issues    3.0    FS *

GEOG    108    Map & Air Photo Interpretation    3.0    FS

GEOG    120    Community and Rural Planning    3.0    FA

GEOG    224    Planning Studio    3.0    SP

Prerequisites: GEOG 109 for majors, GEOG 223 or equivalent.

NOTE: For a secondary concentration you are required to take the 15-unit pattern listed above, and for a primary concentration you must add the 9 units below.

9 units selected from:

Any Geography (GEOG) or other course offerings in resources, environment, or planning, with consent of the Social Science Coordinator.

SOCIOLOGY: 15-24 units

CORE PROGRAM: 9 units

3 courses required:

SOCI    001    Principles of Sociology    3.0    FS *

SOCI    105    Social Theory: Classical    3.0    FS

SOCI    165    Social Research Methods    3.0    FS

For a secondary concentration in Sociology: after completing the Core, you must complete 6 units of any SOCI offerings.

2 courses selected from:

SOCI    110    Population    3.0    FS

SOCI    151    Sociology of Gender    3.0    FS

This course is the same as MCGS 151 which may be substituted.

SOCI    152    Ethnic and Race Relations    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as MCGS 152 which may be substituted.

SOCI    190    Sociology of Wealth & Inequality    3.0    FS *

SOCI    214    Self and Society    3.0    FS

9 units selected from: Any Sociology (SOCI) course offerings.

NOTE: Up to 3 units of SOCI 289, Applied Sociology Internship, may be applied toward the Sociology area of concentration.

Electives Requirement:

To complete the total units required for the bachelor’s degree, select additional elective courses from the total university offerings. You should consult with an adviser regarding the selection of courses which will provide breadth to your university experience and apply to a supportive second major or minor.

Grading Requirement:

All courses taken to fulfill major course requirements must be taken for a letter grade, except those courses specified by the department as Credit/No Credit grading only.

Advising Requirement:

Advising is mandatory for all majors in this degree program.
Consult your undergraduate adviser for specific information.

Honors in the Major

Honors in the Major is a program of independent work in your major.
It involves 6 units of honors course work completed over two semesters.

Your Honors work will be recognized at your graduation, on your permanent transcripts, and on your diploma. It is often accompanied by letters of commendation from your mentor in the department or the department chair. Most importantly, however, the Honors in the Major program allows you to work closely with a faculty mentor in your area of interest on an original performance or research project. This year-long collaboration allows you to work in your field at a professional level and culminates in a public presentation of your work. Students sometimes take their projects beyond the university for submission in professional journals, presentation at conferences, or competition in shows; such experience is valuable for graduate school and later professional life.

Some common features of Honors in the Major program are

1. You must take 6 units of Honors in the Major course work. At least 3 of these 6 units are independent study (299H) as specified by your department. You must complete each class with a minimum grade of B.
2. You must have completed 9 units of upper-division course work or 21 overall units in your major before you can be admitted to Honors in the Major. Check the requirements carefully, as there may be specific courses that must be included in these units.
3. Your cumulative GPA should be at least 3.5 or within the top 5 percent of majors in your department.
4. Your GPA in your major should be at least 3.5 or within the top 5 percent of majors in your department.
5. Most students apply for or are invited to participate in Honors in the Major during the second semester of their junior year. Then they complete the 6 units of course work over the two semesters of their senior year.
6. Your honors work culminates with a public presentation of your Honors project.

While Honors in the Major is part of the Honors Program, each department administers its own program. Please contact your major department or major adviser for further information.

INTERNSHIP POLICY

With the approval of the appropriate academic adviser, it is possible to enroll for academic credit in an internship course which is related to your program of study in the Social Sciences. Internships are permitted or required in about half of the Social Science Depth fields, all of the minors described below, and in the Social Science MA program. In some cases, internships may be repeated for credit more than once.

The general guidelines for internships in the undergraduate and graduate Social Science and Special Programs includes appropriate class standing, the completion of an appropriate amount of program course work prior to the internship, working approximately 135 hours for each 3 units of credit, the submission of a written proposal to the faculty supervisor describing the job duties and educational objectives associated with the internship, demonstration that the host agency/location is willing to accept the intern and that the duties are acceptable to them, have submitted to the faculty supervisor an evaluation of the intern’s work by the agency/
location supervisor, and submit to the faculty supervisor a paper of adequate length which describes the character of the internship and its relationship to the academic program within which the student is working. Graduate internships require graduate standing, the demonstration that the quality of experience merits graduate credit, and demonstration that the internship fits into the overall graduate program.