LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES: SOCIAL SCIENCE EMPHASIS / A.A. DEGREE

Ammerman - Eastern - Grant
Hegis Code - 5649, CIP Code - 24.0101

Program Learning OutcomesCurriculum Code: LASP-AA, LASA-AA, LASH-AA, LASS-AA
 

     This program is for students who plan careers in such areas as law, government, social work, teaching social studies on the secondary level, or who plan to major in history, political science, psychology or sociology when they transfer to a four-year institution to complete the requirements for the baccalaureate degree.

Admission Procedures and Requirements
     Entering students should have a minimum high school average of 80 with Integrated Algebra or equivalent completed. Students already enrolled in college should have completed MAT006 or MAT007. Students are admitted on a rolling basis with most students meeting minimum standards admitted.
Psychology Option (LASP-AA)
FIRST SEMESTER: 16 credits Credits
ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition 3
LIB101: Introduction to College Research (recommended)
or COL101: College Seminar
1
* Foreign Language 3
MAT103: Statistics I 3
POL105: American National Politics and Government 3
PSY101: Introduction to Psychology 3
     
SECOND SEMESTER: 16 credits Credits
ENG102: Introduction to Literature 3
* Foreign Language 3
HIS101: Western Civilization I
or HIS102: Western Civilization II
3
PSY203: Child Psychology
or PSY210: Lifespan Development
or PSY217: Adolescent Psychology
3
Laboratory Science Elective 4
     
THIRD SEMESTER: 16-17 credits Credits
COM101: Introduction to Human Communication
or COM102: Interpersonal Communications
or COM105: Public Speaking
3
HIS103: Foundations of American History
or HIS104: Modern American History
3
Laboratory Science Elective
or Mathematics Elective
3-4
PSY215: Abnormal Psychology 3
**♦ Other World Civilizations
Social Sciences Elective
3
Physical Education 1
     
FOURTH SEMESTER: 13-14 credits Credits
Humanities Elective 3
Laboratory Science Elective
or Mathematics Elective
3-4
PSY216: Social Psychology 3
Social Sciences Elective 3
Physical Education 1
     
Total Credits Required 61-63

* Students must complete Foreign Language 102 or equivalent. Those who place out of Foreign Language 102 (FRE102, FRE113, GER102, ITL102, ITL113, SPN102 or SPN113) must, in consultation with an advisor, choose from any of the following courses:
      FRE (French, Intermediate level)
      GER (German, Intermediate level)
      ITL (Italian, Intermediate level)
      SPN (Spanish, Intermediate level)
      ASL101 (American Sign Language I)
      Any humanities course
**Other World Civilizations social science elective must be included and can be chosen from the following: ANT101, ANT105, ANT203, ANT205, ANT211, GEO101, GEO102, GEO103, HIS107, HIS110, HIS118, HIS119, HIS120, POL107,or POL111.
It is recommended that students enrolled in the Political Science Option take MAT104 as one of their laboratory science/mathematics electives.
It is recommended that students enrolled in the Psychology Option take CHE100 and BIO101 as their laboratory science/mathematics electives.
These courses constitute the major in this curriculum.
NOTE: Students planning to transfer to a SUNY four-year institution should check the SUNY General Education Requirements for selecting courses.
2) See Transfer Agreements for articulation agreements with four-year colleges and universities.

REQUIRED CREDIT DISTRIBUTION
English 6 credits
Humanities 12 credits
Mathematics and Science 13-15 credits
Social Sciences 27 credits
Library or College Seminar 1 credits
Physical Education 2 credits