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Social Science Undergraduate Major (BA, BS, CRED, HBA)

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College of Liberal Arts


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Community Development and Leadership

Available only on OSU-Cascades Campus.


The Social Science major is only offered at the OSU-Cascades Campus through the Division of Arts and Sciences, College of Liberal Arts at OSU. The first two years of course work will be offered at Central Oregon Community College (COCC). The upper-division courses are offered on the OSU-Cascades campus. Students will also be able to take advantage of distance courses offered by OSU E-campus and streamed via TV from Corvallis.



Baccalaureate Core (48)


College of Liberal Arts Requirements

Courses taken to fulfill College of Liberal Arts Requirements cannot be used to fulfill BACC Core, major cores or Option requirements.

Core (5 courses)

[These requirements can be fulfilled at Oregon Community Colleges.]


Lower-Division Requirements

Choose either BS or BA:  [These requirements can be fulfilled at Oregon community colleges.]

For a Bachelor of Science (20 credits):

  1. Select 8 credits from the following MTH courses: MTH 111, 112, 113, 211, 241, 243, 244, 247, 251
  2. One additional 3-credit course from the science departments except Math and ST (no lab required (3 credits)
  3. One computer science course (4 credits)

For a Bachelor of Arts (18 credits):

Two years of a foreign language with a grade of C– or better

Social Science Major (28–35 credits)

Note: Courses taken to fulfill major requirements cannot be used to fulfill Bacc Core, College of Liberal Arts, or option requirements. Not all courses are offered every year. Students should consult the annual schedule of classes for a listing of available courses for the academic year.

Social Science Core

Choose 6 courses, no more than 3 from any discipline:
ANTH 311, 313, 314, 315, 316, 317, 318, or 319. Peoples of the World (3)
ANTH 350. Language, Culture and Society (4)
ANTH 370. ^Anthropological Theories (4)
ANTH 473. Gender, Ethnicity, and Culture (3)
ANTH 477. Ecological Anthropology (4)
ANTH 479. Anthropology of Migration (4)
ANTH 484. *Wealth and Poverty (3)
ANTH 486. Anthropology of Food (2–6)
COMM 321. Introduction to Communication Theory (3)
COMM 322. Small-Group Problem Solving (3)
COMM 326. Intercultural Communication (3)
COMM 328. Nonverbal Communication (3)
COMM 416. Ethnography of Communication (3)
COMM 418. ^Interpersonal Communication Theory and Research (3)
COMM 422. ^Small-Group Communication Theory and Research (3)
COMM 427. Cultural Codes of Communication (3)
COMM 440. Theories of Conflict and Conflict Management (3)
PS 317. Gender and Politics (4)
PS 365. American Political Thought (4)
PS 415. Politics and the Media (4)
PS 461. Environmental Political Theory (4)
SOC 312. *Sociology of the Family (4)
SOC 412. Sociology of Work and Family (4)
SOC 439. Welfare and Social Services (4)
SOC 475. Rural Sociology (4)

Environmental Science Core (9–11 credits)

Select 1 course from the following list:
GEO 305. *Living with Active Cascades Volcanoes (3)
GEO 307. *National Park Geology and Preservation (3)
GEO 308. *Global Change and Earth Sciences (3)
GEO 322. Surface Processes (4)
GEO 329. Geography of US and Canada (3)E
GEO 335. *Introduction to Water and Science Policy (3)
GEO 380. *Earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest (3)E

Select 2 science courses from the list:

Agriculture and Resource Economics

AREC/AEC 250. *Introduction to Environmental Economics and Policy (3)E
AREC/AEC 253. *Environmental Law, Policy and Economics (4)E
AREC/AEC 351. *Natural Resource Economics and Policy (3)
AREC/AEC 432. Environmental Law (4)E
BI 311. Genetics (4)
BI 370. Ecology (3)
BI 445. Evolution (3)

Computer Science

CS 391. *Social and Ethical Issues in Computer Science (3)E

Crop and Social Science

SOIL 395. *World Soil Resources (3)

Environmental Sciences

ENSC 479. *^Environmental Case Studies (3)E

Fisheries and Wildlife

FW 340. *Multicultural Perspectives in Natural Resources (3)
FW/FES 445. Ecological Restoration (4)

Natural Resources

NR 350. *Sustainable Communities (3)
NR 455. Natural Resource Decision Making (4)


Footnotes:

* Baccalaureate Core Course
^ Writing Intensive Course (WIC)
E Ecampus Course



Major Code: 286

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