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University of Pittsburgh Greensburg    
2018-2019 Greensburg Campus Catalog 
  Aug 11, 2020
2018-2019 Greensburg Campus Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Social Sciences Area, BA

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The Social Sciences area option allows students to meet their individual education needs by developing a major based on courses from several departments within the Behavioral Sciences Division. The selection of courses should reflect a theme or program that is developed in consultation with the Academic Advisor.

Core Requirements 12 courses (36 credits)

To satisfy the requirements for a Social Sciences area major, students select one program in which they take five to six courses (15-18 credits) and two other programs in which they take three to four courses (9-12 credits) each for a minimum total of 36 credits. An example program of studies for a student who chose History as the major department and Political Science and Economics as the minor programs is shown below.

Additional Requirements 1 course (3 credits)

After earning 90 credits, all Social Sciences area majors must take one of the capstone courses offered by the majorarea of concentration to fulfill the capstone course requirement.

Total Credits: 39

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