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Degree Requirements

BA in Social Sciences
Minimum of 180 total quarter credits
61 credits required for major

Required Human Sciences Core - 14 credits
Introduction to Human Sciences Inquiry
The History & Philosophy of the Human Sciences
Research Methods in the Social Sciences
Social Sciences Internship  or  Social Sciences Research Project

Required Social Sciences Core - 12 credits
Introduction to Sociology
Introduction to Anthropology
Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Gerontology or Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Aging

Concentration Area - 18 credits
Choose from the following concentrations:
Anthropology
Gerontology
Sociology

Related Electives in Human Sciences - min. 17 credits
In consultation with an academic adviser, students can customize the social sciences major further by selecting additional upper-division courses from the human sciences curriculum.

Basic Statistics is recommended if anticipating applying to graduate school.

Please the the current Marylhurst University catalog for complete information.

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