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Social Science Concentration

The Social Science program of Providence Christian College exists to enable students to develop critical awareness of social structures, diversity, and human relationships from a Reformed Christian perspective. Students can take courses in several disciplines, including communication, economics, geography, political science, psychology, sociology, which will provide an interdisciplinary perspective to examine social structures and problems such as ethnicity, class, status, individual and group behavior, and distribution of power and resources.

Benefits of a Social Science Concentration

The Social Science program can prepare students for a variety of vocations in education, business, helping professions, or graduate work in social work, counseling, or law

Social Science Concentration Course Requirements

Social Science Concentration Required Course

  • MAT 243 Statistics

Social Science Concentration Electives

Choose 6 courses (at least 2 must be 300 level or higher):

  • COM 231  Mass Media and Society
  • COM 221  Cross-cultural Communication
  • ECO 211  Microeconomics
  • ECO 212   Macroeconomics
  • GEO 205  World Geography
  • HIS 331  Comparative World History
  • HIS 337  East Asian History and Politics
  • HIS 347  Latin American History and Politics
  • POL 201  American Government and Politics
  • PSY 101  General Psychology
  • PSY 205  Psychology for Education
  • SOC 101  Principles of Sociology
  • SOC 325  Sociology of Religion

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