Dec 06, 2019  
West Shore Community College Catalog 2019-2020 
    
West Shore Community College Catalog 2019-2020

Social Science, AA


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This is an example of how a student can use the electives of the Associate of Arts degree to take courses of interest that relate to the social science field. The degree awarded would be an Associate of Arts.

Students must earn a minimum of 60 credit hours and have an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher in order to earn a degree.

Courses by Placement/Transfer


The following courses may be prerequisites for your program depending upon your placement scores or transfer evaluation. Advisors can assist you to integrate these into your program of study during your first semester at West Shore. Contact Student Services at 231.843.5510.

Program of Study


Semester 1


Total: 15 Credit Hrs | 15 Contact Hrs


Semester 2


Total: 16 Credit Hrs | 17 Contact Hrs


Semester 3


Total: 15 Credit Hrs | 15 Contact Hrs


Semester 4


Total: 16 Credit Hrs | 17 Contact Hrs


Degree Total: 62 Credit Hrs | 64 Contact Hrs


* In completing a degree in the social sciences, students are encouraged to take a sampling of courses in order to identify their preferred area of specialization. In addition to those social science courses identified above recommended disciplines include anthropology, economics, geography, history, psychology, and sociology. Students should meet with an academic advisor to determine which courses will transfer to the college or university of their choice. The terms of the Michigan Transfer Agreement have been embedded in All AA and AS programs.

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