As the only college in southwest Washington to offer a bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, WSU Vancouver balances the research emphasis of a large university with the commitment to teaching of a small liberal arts college.The Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences provides a series of options for students who wish to investigate the nature of society and how its structures and institutions affect individuals, groups, and communities.
The Social Science major requires the completion of 39 semester credits - 21 of which must be upper division. The minimum GPA for course work in the major is 2.0.
Students concentrate their work in the following disciplines:
They can also emphasize an interdisciplinary area such as:
Students complement the courses in their major concentration with courses from at least one other area in the social sciences, humanities, or business. With the direction of an academic advisor, students can shape programs of study that can be used as preparation for a variety of careers or graduate study.