Social Sciences, B.A.

To receive a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences, a student must complete at least 120 credits with a cumulative grade point average of 2.000 (C) and a grade-point average of at least 2.000 in the concentration. In addition, one half of all credits earned at Tulane University must be at the 200 level or above. There is also a 48 credit residence requirement; the last 24 credits must be earned through the School of Continuing Studies.

At least half the credits earned for the Social Sciences concentration must be earned at Tulane University.


General Requirements

Competencies Requirements:

Quantitative Reasoning:

Supporting Requirement:

Distribution Requirements:

Humanities & Fine Arts. At least two different disciplines [may apply to concentration] 12 credits Social Sciences. At least two different disciplines [may apply to concentration] 12 credits Science. At least two different disciplines [may apply to concentration] 12 credits Designated Writing course 3-4 credits


Concentration Requirements: 30 credits

Four courses at any level 12 credits Six courses at 400 level or higher 18 credits See University Catalog for listing of Social Science disciplines


Minor Option 15-18 credits

Electives (as needed) 15-21 credits

Note(s):

No more than 27 credits in business may be applied to SCS degree programs.

*Degree program open to SCS students only.