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Human Sciences

This degree is intended to give students an opportunity to gain a wide ranging understanding of the social behavioral sciences (sociology, psychology, anthropology, organizational leadership, criminal justice, political science, economics, education and social work). It prepares students to use their knowledge and skills in a professional and practical way that will enable them to make educated, ethical and positive contributions to their community. The program emphasizes critical thinking, writing and analytical skills, and provides excellent preparation for graduate and professional studies. A Human Sciences faculty adviser will work with the student to design the 36-hour curriculum for the degree that is comprised of social behavioral science courses (sociology, psychology, anthropology, organizational leadership, criminal justice, political science, economics, education and social work).

Human Sciences - BA

This major requires a minor.

Total number of hours required in this degree:

120 semester hours

Total number of hours required (not including prerequisite courses from other disciplines):

39 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required in this major:

27 semester hours

Specific courses required in major:

Suggested sequence of courses for BA in Human Sciences

FALL - YEAR ONE

 

 

SPRING - YEAR TWO

 

(GE) ENGL 1313

3 hrs

 

(GE) ENGL 1314 (GE)

3 hrs

(GE) MATH 1301

3 hrs

 

(GE) CISS 1310

 

3 hrs

(GE) One of the following:

BIOL 1400, BIOL 2300,

CHEM 1401, PHSC 1411

or PHSC 1412

3-4 hrs

 

(GE) PSYC 1305

3 hrs

(GE) SOCI 1301

3 hrs

 

(GE) DRAM 2312

3 hrs

(GE) One of the following:

HIST 1301, HIST 1302

or HIST 1356

3 hrs

 

SOCI 2301

3 hrs

INDS 1131 (For first term

traditional freshmen)

1 hrs

 

 

 

Total

16-17 hrs

 

Total

15 hrs

FALL - YEAR TWO

 

 

SPRING - YEAR TWO

 

(GE) Foreign language or multicultural course

3 hrs

 

(GE) Foreign language or

multicultural course

3 hrs

(GE) One of the following:

ENGL 2332, ENGL 2335,

ENGL 2336, or ENGL 2370

3 hrs

 

(GE) One of the following:

BIOL 1400, BIOL 2300,

CHEM 1401, PHSC 1411,

or PHSC 1412

3-4 hrs

SOCI 2337

3 hrs

 

(GE) PHIL 2321

3 hrs

(GE) One of the following:

RLST 1310, RLST 1333 or

RLST 1350

3 hrs

 

First concentration (first

course)

3 hrs

MAST 2301

3 hrs

 

(GE) One of the following:

ARTS 1361, DRAM 2301,

DRAM 2302, or

MUSI 2331

3 hrs

Total

15 hrs

 

 

15-16 hrs

FALL - YEAR THREE

 

 

SPRING - YEAR THREE

 

2nd concentration (1st course)

3 hrs

 

3rd concentration (1st course)

3 hrs

2nd concentration (2nd course)

3 hrs

 

1st concentration (2nd course)

3 hrs

One

3 hrs

 

Minor

3 hrs

Elective

3 hrs

 

Elective

3 hrs

Elective

3 hrs

 

Elective

3 hrs

Total

15 hrs

 

Total

15 hrs

FALL - YEAR FOUR

 

 

SPRING - YEAR FOUR

 

3rd concentration (2nd course)

3 hrs

 

1st concentration (3rd

course)

3 hrs

3rd concentration (3rd

course)

3 hrs

 

SOCI 3315, SOCI 3316 or SOCI 4483

3-4 hrs

2nd concentration (3rd

course)

3 hrs

 

Advanced SOCI

3 hrs

PSYC 3381 or SOCI 3311

3 hrs

 

Minor

3 hrs

Elective

3 hrs

 

Minor

3 hrs

Total

15 hrs

 

Total

15- 16 hrs

The following components are required in all degrees:

General education, major, and validation of completion of

  • overall advanced hours - 120
  • institutional semester hours - 45
  • overall advanced hours - 36
  • institutional advanced hours -24

Foreign language requirement, if any:

None

Acceptable minor fields:

Any OLLU approved minor

Human Sciences - BAS

This degree is for transfer students who have completed a technical field

(18-30 hours) at a community college. The technical hours must be

completed prior to matriculating at OLLU. This curriculum map shows

the general education courses that would be completed at the community

college.

This major does not require a minor.

Total number of hours required in this degree:

120 semester hours

Total number of hours required (not including prerequisite courses from other disciplines):

39 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required in this major:

27 semester hours

Suggested sequence of courses for BAS in human sciences

FALL - YEAR ONE

 

 

SPRING - YEAR ONE

 

(GE) ENGL 1313

3 hrs

 

(GE) ENGL 1314

3 hrs

(GE) MATH 1301

3 hrs

 

(GE) PSYC 1305

3 hrs

(GE) One of the following:

BIOL 1400, BIOL 2300,

CHEM 1401, PHSC 1411

or PHSC 1412

3-4 hrs

 

(GE) DRAM 2312

3 hrs

SOCI 1301

3 hrs

 

(GE) CISS 1310

3 hrs

(GE) HIST 1301

3 hrs

 

SOCI 2301

3 hrs

INDS 1131 (For first term

traditional freshmen)

1 hrs

 

 

 

Total

16-17 hrs

 

Total

15 hrs

FALL - YEAR TWO

 

 

SPRING - YEAR TWO

 

(GE) SPAN 1411

4 hrs

 

SPAN 1412

4 hrs

(GE) ENGL 2335

3 hrs

 

(GE) One of the following:

BIOL 1400, BIOL 2300,

CHEM 1401, PHSC 1411,

or PHSC 1412

3-4 hrs

RLST 1380

3 hrs

 

(GE) PHIL 2321

3 hrs

SOCI 2337

3 hrs

 

1st concentration (1st

course)

3 hrs

MAST 2301

3 hrs

 

 

3 hrs

Total

15 hrs

 

 

16-17 hrs

FALL - YEAR THREE

 

 

SPRING - YEAR THREE

 

2nd concentration (1st course)

3 hrs

 

3rd concentration (1st course)

3 hrs

2nd concentration (2nd course)

3 hrs

 

1st concentration (2nd course)

3 hrs

(GE) One of the following:

RLST 1310, RLST 1333,

or RLST 1350

3 hrs

 

(GE) One of the following:

ARTS 1361, DRAM 2301,

DRAM 2310 or MUSI 2331

3 hrs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

9 hrs

 

Total

6 hrs

FALL - YEAR FOUR

 

 

SPRING - YEAR FOUR

 

3rd concentration (2nd course)

3 hrs

 

1st concentration (3rd

course)

3 hrs

3rd concentration (3rd

course)

3 hrs

 

SOCI 3315, SOCI 3316 or SOCI 4483

3-4 hrs

2nd concentration (3rd

course)

3 hrs

 

Advanced SOCI

3 hrs

PSYC 3381 or SOCI 3311

3 hrs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

15 hrs

 

Total

15- 16 hrs

The following components are required in all degrees:

General education, major, and validation of completion of :

  • overall semester hours - 120
  • institutional semester hours - 45
  • overall advanced hours - 36
  • institutional advanced hours - 24

Foreign language requirement, if any:

None

Acceptable minor fields:

None