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University Advisement Center

East Tennessee State University

Academic Focus Area - Social Sciences

The Academic Focus Area of Social Sciences is designed for students who are interested in the study of how people behave and influence the world around them.

Possible Majors:

Sample Schedule:

Note:  The typical Freshman course load is 15-18 credit hours.  Schedules may vary based on student's individual circumstances.  Please contact the UAC to meet with an advisor before selecting courses.

  1. ENGL 1010 - Reading & Expository Writing
  2. HIST 2010 - U.S. History to 1877 or HIST 2020 - U.S. History since 1877
  3. One course to satisfy the Social and Behavioral Sciences General Education Requirement (ex. PSYC 1310 - Intro. to Psychology)
  4. Foreign Language 2010+ (or appropriate level)
  5. MATH 1530 -  Probability and Statistics
  6. CSCI 1100 - Using Information Technology or UIT proficiency exam
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