Social Sciences (Liberal Arts & Sciences) (A.A.)

Social sciences skills

After you complete the program, you will be able to:

Courses

Minimum program credit hours: 60

Program Codes

Degree Option
Associate in Arts Degree
Hegis Code
5649
Curriculum Code
0212
General Requirements
24 credit hours Degree Requirements Met
9 SUNY LAS JCC
ENG 1510: English Composition I3
ENG 1530: English Composition II3
Humanities Electives3
6
Social Sciences Electives - SUNY Gen Ed3
Social Sciences Electives3
9
MAT 1500: Problem Solving with Mathematics

(or higher)

3
Mathematics and Sciences Electives3
Natural Sciences Electives - SUNY Gen Ed3

Core Requirements
18 credit hours Degree Requirements Met
none SUNY LAS JCC
18
Social Sciences Electives

(courses must be chosen from at least three different social sciences areas; at least 3 credits must be numbered 2000 or higher)

18

Electives
18 credit hours

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

18

Important Points
  • Students are required to take courses in at least three different areas of social sciences.
  • Students are required to take at least one 2000-level social science course.

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.