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The associate degree program in social sciences is designed for students who anticipate the need for only two years of college education. Basically it reflects the training received in the first two years of a regular four-year program, and a student may, if he or she desires, continue on to a baccalaureate degree. At the same time a student with an associate degree will have the satisfaction of having recognition for his or her efforts, and will be able to produce a tangible certification for prospective employers. 

This degree does not qualify the student to teach high school.

Required University Core Curriculum courses ~ 35 hours:

  • ENG 101, 3 hrs.
  • ENG 201, 3 hrs.
  • CMST 101 or 107, 3 hrs.
  • PED 100s activities, 1 hr.
  • MATH 108 or MATH 111, 4 hrs.
  • Western Culture, 3 hrs.
  • History, 3 hrs.
  • Ethics or Arts, 3 hrs.
  • Science, 3 hrs.
  • Indiv. Social, 6 hrs.  (different from primary area)
  • Global Communities, 3 hrs.

Required social science courses ~ 18 hours selected from a single area of concentration:

  • economics
  • political science
  • psychology
  • sociology
  • United States history
  • world history

Elective courses ~ 12 hours

For more information, contact the department chair of your area of concentration:

Economics
Dr. Sudesh Mujumdar
BE 2058
812-465-7147
Email: smujumda

History
Dr. Jason Hardgrave
LA 3032
812-465-1221
Email: jhardgrave
Political Science
Dr. Mary Hallock-Morris
LA 3063
812-461-5207
Email: mhmorris
Psychology
Dr. Julie Evey-Johnson
LA 3042
812-464-1830
Email: jevey
Sociology
Dr. Ronda Priest
LA 3019
812/465-1092
Email: rpriest