Social Science Specialization Gen Eds

The Social Science Analytics specialization follows the Bachelor’s of Science Gen Ed requirement through the College of Arts and Sciences. Students completing the Social Science Analytics specialization will be required to complete an independent research project of their choosing under the guidance of a faculty member. In order to prepare for the independent research project, students are encouraged to complete their required Gen Ed courses by strategically selecting relevant coursework that meets their research interests. The following Gen Ed courses might be of interest and are separated by potential research focus areas; however, these are merely suggested courses and are not specifically required:

Anthropology Research Focus

• Anthro 2200: (Biological Science w/ Lab)
• Anthro 2201: (Social Science Individuals and Group and Global Studies)
• Anthro 2202: (Social Science Individuals and Group and Global Studies)
• Anthro 2241: (Culture and Ideas)

Communications Research Focus

• Comm 1100: (Social Science: Individuals and Groups)
• Comm 1101: (Social Science: Individuals and Groups)
• Comm 2331: (Social Science: Individuals and Groups)
• Comm 3442: (Social Science: Individuals and Groups)
• Comm 2367: (Second Writing Course)

Economics Research Focus

• Econ 2001.01 (or .02 or .03): Principles of Microeconomics (Social Science: Human, Natural, and Economic Resources)
• Econ 2002.01 (or .02 or .03): Principles of Macroeconomics (Social Science: Organization and Polities)
• Econ 2367.01 (or .02): (Second Writing Course)
• Econ 4100: (Culture and Ideas or Historical Study)
• Econ 4130, or 4140: (Historical Study and Global Study)

Geographic Information Science Research Focus

• Geography 1900: (Physical Science w/ Lab)
• Geography 2100: (Social Science: Individuals and Group)
• Geography 2500: (Social Science: Organizations and Polities and Global Studies)
• Geography 3600: (Social Science: Organizations and Polities)
• Geography 3601: (Social Science: Organizations and Polities and Global Studies)
• Geography 3701: (Social Science: Organizations and Polities and Global Studies)

Political Science Research Focus

• Polit Sci 1100 (Social Science: Organizations and Polities)
• Polit Sci 1165 (Social Science: Organizations and Polities)
• Polit Sci 1200 (Social Science: Organizations and Polities and Global Studies)
• Polit Sci 1300 (Social Science: Human, Natural, and Economic Resources and Global Studies)
• Polit Sci 2150 (Social Science: Individuals and Group)
• Polit Sci 2300 (Social Science: Organizations and Polities and Global Studies)
• Polit Sci 2367 (Second Writing)
• Polit Sci 2400 (Social Science: Organizations and Polities)
• Polit Sci 3596 (Social Science: Individuals and Group)
• Polit Sci 4123 (Historical Study)

Psychology Research Focus

• Psych 1100: (Social Science: Individuals and Groups and Social Diversity)
• Psych 1200: (Social Science: Individuals and Groups and Social Diversity)
• Psych 2367.01 (or .02): (Second Writing)

Sociology Research Focus

• Sociology 1101 (Social Science: Organizations and Polities)
• Sociology 2210 (Social Science: Individuals and Groups)
• Sociology 2367 (Second Writing)
• Sociology 2370 (Social Science: Individuals and Groups)
• Sociology 3380 (Social Science: Individuals and Groups)

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