SocialScienceMinor147

Minor in Social Science

The Social Science Minor provides students with a broad understanding of human society, including environmental and cultural factors shaping and conditioning human life. The program develops an awareness of the complexities of contemporary society, and provides perspectives on groups of varying race, ethnic background, gender, and religion through an interdisciplinary approach.

Program Requirements

ECN 201 Macroeconomics 

3

GEO 101 Regional Geography

3

HIS 202 World Civilization *

3

HIS 203 United States History I *

3

HIS 204 United States History II *

3

PLS 201 Wisconsin: Heritage and Government

3

PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology

3

SOC 373 Cultural Diversity in the USA

3

Students majoring in History select the following courses in lieu of the three History courses above

ESC 105 Earth Science

3

PSY Social Psychology

3

1 Elective Social Science Course

3

Students Seeking Teacher Certification

To meet Wisconsin's Model Academic Standards effectively, students pursuing a minor in social science for teacher certification should select the courses marked * in the program outlined above. Transfer students should carefully study Wisconsin's Model Academic Standards to assure that their transfer credits adequately address the Standards. For more information on Teacher Certification see the Teacher Education Program.

Total Program Credits 

24

 

Faculty & Staff

  • Patrick Gagnon

    Title
    Professor
    Department
    Social Sciences and History
    Email Address
    Patrick.Gagnon@sl.edu
    Phone Number
    920-686-6135
  • Valerie Grissom

    Title
    Assistant Professor
    Department
    Social Sciences and History
    Email Address
    Valerie.Grissom@sl.edu
    Phone Number
    920-686-6220