Apr 13, 2021  
Fitchburg State University 2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
Fitchburg State University 2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Social Science Minor


Eric Budd

Objectives for the Program in Social Science

The Social Science minor was designed for students in elementary, early childhood, middle and special education who also take an Interdisciplinary Studies major. It also can be taken by other majors who have an interest.

Requirements for the Minor in Social Science

The minor requires six courses, 18 credit hours, from among the Social Science disciplines. One Economics course, one Political Science course, and three History courses, one from each of the three History sub-fields (United States History, European History, and Non-Western History or World Civilizations). The final course may be drawn from any Social Science discipline. At least two courses must be 2000-level or above.

In schematic form:

1 Economic course
1 Political Science course
1 U.S. History course
1 European History
1 Non-western/World Civilizations History course
1 elective from any Economics, History, or Political Science Discipline
2 2000-level or above courses included in the preceding list