Social Science Required Core Courses

In addition to a selected set of three core courses, each student interested in pursuing a B.A. in  the social sciences is required to complete 30 credits in one of the three disciplines: sociology, political science or economics. A criminal justice major is also offered. A minimum department C index is required and a maximum of 15 credits may be transferred toward the major.

Major Core Courses

Campus

ANT 151 Cultural Anthropology St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
ECO 120 Macroeconomics St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
POL 102 Introduction to Political Science St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
POL 103 American Government and Politics St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
SOC 100 Introductory Sociology St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
SOC 133 American Society
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SOC 136 Social Problems St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Area Of Concentration For Child Study Majors

The department offers two 30-credit areas of concentration for child study majors: sociology and social science. Child study majors should consult the Department of Social Sciences and their academic adviser when choosing courses.

Sociology

SOC 100 Introductory Sociology OR
SOC 136 Social Problems
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Eight sociology electives (one at the 300 level)

Social Science - any three of the following:
ANT 151 Cultural Anthropology St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
SOC 100 Introductory Sociology St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
POL 102 Introduction to Political Science St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
ECO 120 Macroeconomics St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
One of the following
POL 103 American Government and Politics St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
POL 104 State and Local Government St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
One of the following
ECO 161 International Economic Problems St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
ECO 278 Economic Geography St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Five electives, including one at the 300 level.

Social Sciences Course Descriptions

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Health and Wellness Fair
4/16: Long Island.
Liberal Arts Colloquium
4/21: Long Island. With Andrew Jacobs, Ph.D.
"Last Chance Romance"
4/25 - 5/10: Long Island. A comedy in two acts.
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