A major in Social Science offers a broad-based degree that can lead to a variety of careers in government, law, education, business, social or counseling work, or international relations. The Social Science program at Eastern Wyoming College is designed to provide the student with core knowledge in such areas as History, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology.

Program Notes:
Students interested in pursuing a degree in Psychology or Sociology at a transfer institution are advised to take at least 12 hours of either Psychology or Sociology and the following:

CO/M 2010 Public Speaking
2 Lab Science Electives
or 1 Lab Science and STAT 2050 or STAT 2070

Students interested in pursuing a degree in History at a transfer institution are advised to take at least 12 hours of History including some of the following electives: HIST 1110, HIST 1120, HIST 1211, HIST 1221, HIST 1290, HIST 2290, ECON 1010, ECON 1020, GEOG 1000 and STAT 2050 or STAT 2070.

Students interested in pursuing a degree in Political Science at a transfer institution are advised to take at least 12 hours of Political Science and History electives and STAT 2050 or STAT 2070.

Students must complete all program requirements, including approved electives, with a grade of ā€œCā€ or better.

Freshman Year – Fall Semester

Class Credit Hours
ENGL 1010 – English I: Composition 3
MATH 1000 – Problem Solving or MATH 1400 – College Algebra 3-4
PSYC 1000 – General Psychology or SOC 1000 – Sociological Principles 3
Freshman Foundations 1
Physical Education Activity 1
*Approved Electives 3
Total Credit Hours: 14-15

Freshman Year – Spring Semester

Class Credit Hours
Arts & Humanities 3
Communications 2 3
*Approved Electives 9
Total Credit Hours: 15

Sophomore Year – Fall Semester

Class Credit Hours
Constitutional Requirements 3
Lab Science I 4
**Program Electives 8
Total Credit Hours: 15

Sophomore Year – Spring Semester

Class Credit Hours
Social & Cultural Awareness 3
*Approved Electives 8
**Program Electives 4
SOSC 2395 – Outcomes Assessment – Social Science Capstone Experience 1
Total Credit Hours: 16

*Approved Electives

Class Credit Hours
Any course at the 1000 or above level.

**Program Electives:

Take any course with the following prefixes: AMST, ANTH, CO/M, CRMJ, ECON, GEOG, HIST, PHIL, POLS, PSYC, RELI, SOC, SOSC, SOWK, SPAN, WMST, and STAT.