Social and Behavioral Sciences (Minor)

The minor in social and behavioral sciences provides students an interdisciplinary lens across several fields of the social and behavioral sciences, including communication, sociocultural anthropology, geography, political science, psychology and sociology.

The minor program in social and behavioral sciences provides students an interdisciplinary lens across several fields of the social and behavioral sciences including communication, sociocultural anthropology, geography, political science, psychology and sociology.

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Social and Behavioral Sciences (Minor)

Offered by
New College of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Location
West

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Program Requirements

The minor in social and behavioral sciences consists of 18 credit hours. A minimum of 12 credit hours must be upper division. A minimum of 12 credit hours must come from the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Students wishing to pursue a minor must meet with an academic advisor in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences to construct a minor that reflects a particular area of specialty and interest. A maximum of three credit hours of internship and three credit hours of individualized instruction may be used to fulfill requirements. Up to three credit hours of Study Abroad or International Internship courses relevant to the student's major maybe be applied to the minor. All courses used to satisfy requirements for the minor must be passed with a "C" (2.00) or better.
Required Course -- 3 credit hours
Additional Required Course (select one course from the following) -- 3 credit hours
Thematic Coursework -- 12 credit hours
Choose four classes from one theme below.
Theme: Individual and Behavior
Theme: Individual and Community
Theme: Individual and Culture
Theme: Individual and Family
Theme: Individual and Society
Depending on a student's undergraduate program of study, prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this minor.

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