University of Southern Indiana

Social Science (Associate Degree)

The Associate of Arts of Associate of Science degree program in social sciences is designed for students who anticipate the need for only two years of college education. 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. 

Degree Requirements

The Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree in social science consists of 35 credit hours of University Core Curriculum courses, 18 credit hours in a primary area, and 12 credit hours of electives.

Emphasis areas for the associate of social science include:

  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Economics
  • Political Science
  • U.S. History
  • World History

A detailed list of course requirements and descriptions can be found in the USI Academic Bulletin.

Advising Information

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

Oana Armeanu
Dr. Oana Armeanu
Associate Professor of Political Science
Chair of Political Science, Public Administration and Philosophy Department
Contact: 812-464-1722
Liberal Arts Center 3063

Todd Schroer
Dr. Todd Schroer
Associate Professor of Sociology & Criminal Justice
Chair of Criminal Justice
Contact: 812-464-1723
Liberal Arts Center 3019

Jason Hardgrave
Dr. Jason Hardgrave
Associate Professor of History
Chair of History Department
Contact: 812-465-1221
Liberal Arts Center 3032

Rocco Gennaro
Dr. Rocco Gennaro
Professor of Philosophy
Contact: 812-464-1744
Liberal Arts Center 3055


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