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Students can choose to earn the general Liberal Arts and Sciences: Social Sciences degree or can choose to earn the degree with a track in psychology (a SUNY Transfer Path). Students interested in pursuing this track should speak with an advisor or counselor to make sure the correct program is noted.

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Minimum program credit hours: 60

Program Codes
Degree Option
Associate in Arts Degree
Hegis Code
5649
Curriculum Code
212F
General Requirements
24 credit hours Degree Requirements Met
9 SUNY LAS JCC
ENG 1530: English Composition II3 BCOM H CENG
ENG 1540: Writing About Literature3 HUMA H CWRT, VEDP
Humanities Electives3 H
6
Social Sciences Electives

(courses in at least two social sciences areas other than PSY; up to 6 credits may need to be SUNY General Education-category specific)

6 (X) S
9
Mathematics Electives (college level)

(3 credits must be SUNY General Education-category specific)

3 MATH N CMAT
Mathematics and Sciences Electives

(up to 3 credits may need to be SUNY General Education-category specific)

6 (X) N
Core Requirements
18 credit hours Degree Requirements Met
12 SUNY LAS JCC
PSY 1510: General Psychology3 SOSC S SR
PSY 2530: Social Psychology3 SOSC S SR
PSY 2560: Abnormal Behavior3 SOSC S SR
Choose one of the following: PSY 2510, PSY 2520, PSY 25503 SOSC S SR
6 SUNY LAS JCC
Any courses not already required within the PSY, ANT, ECO, GEO, GLS, HIS, POL, or SOC disciplines6 S
Electives
18 credit hours Degree Requirements Met

(up to 6 credits may need to be Liberal Arts and Sciences specific and up to 3 credits may also need to be SUNY General Education-category specific)

18 (X) (X)
Important Points
  • MAT 1540: Elementary Statistics is recommended.
Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the social science approach by using social science concepts and theories to analyze behaviors or institutions (as appropriate to the discipline). This outcome is to be assessed in 2000-level courses.
  2. Explain or demonstrate the methods that social scientists use to explore social phenomena, or to gather and interpret information (as appropriate to the discipline). This outcome is to be assessed in 2000-level courses.

Transfer Agreements

Our courses and programs are designed to give you a strong foundation in your area of study. But we know that for many of you, your time at JCC is just the first step in your educational journey. And when it's time for you to take your next step, that strong foundation, coupled with the wide variety of transfer agreements we maintain with several top colleges and universities, will help make your transfer process as smooth as possible. Learn More
 
It is important when planning your transfer to talk with your advisor about the specifics of each four-year college or university. 

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Frank Corapi, Co-Director, Social Sciences
Frank CorapiCo-Director, Social Sciences HULT, Jamestown Campus716.338.1246Contact | Full Profile ▸