Social Science Meta-Major

Meta majors are categories of interest designed to help students focus on academic pathways aligned with intended careers and transfer programs. Meta-majors, sometimes referred to as career clusters or communities of interest, group individual majors under a larger academic umbrella. These programs help you make connections between your studies and different career tracks. You will also have set schedules depending on your meta-major.

The Meta Major for Social Sciene represents interest in the following majors: Criminal Justice, Human Services, Psychology, Social Work and Pre-Law. However, it is not limited to these majors.

Social Science Meta-Major

Social Science Path

First Semester

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
ENG-XXX English Course based on Placement
3.0-4.0
MAT-XXX Math Course based on Placement
4.0
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology
3.0
SDV-108 College Experience for Social Science Majors
1.0
SOC-115 Social Problems
3.0
Choose 1 of the following courses:
CRJ-100 Introduction to Criminal Justice
3.0
SOC-150 Introduction to Human Services
3.0
PHI-101 Introduction to Philosophy
3.0
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology
3.0
 
Total Hours: 17.0-18.0

Second Semester

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
ENG-XXX English Course based on Placement
3.0-4.0
   MAT-XXX Math Course based on Placement
4.0
   OR
   BIO-102 Intro to Biology
3.0
   AND
   BIO-103 Intro to Biology Lab
1.0
XXX-XXX Elective chosen in College Experience
3.0-4.0
POL-111 American National Government
3.0
   PSY-121 Developmental Psychology
3.0
   OR
   SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology
3.0
 
Total Hours: 16.0-18.0

Advisor

Kylia Bleam 515-574-1006 bleam@iowacentral.edu