Nov 26, 2020  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2010-12 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2010-12 [Archived Catalog]

Associate in Arts—Social Sciences Emphasis Major (A.A.)


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Major code AA1110

Program Requirements


You must meet the following requirements to earn an A.A. with social sciences emphasis. See the following list for the courses that count under each area.

  • Arts and Humanities (must include Tier I English composition) Credit Hours: 15
  • Natural Science, Applied Science, and Quantitative Skills
    (must include Tier I quantitative skills) Credit Hours: 15
  • Social Sciences Credit Hours: 30
  • Electives Credit Hours: 36

Minimum Hours Required for Graduation: 96


A.A. and A.S. Degree Course Options


If you are planning to transfer from Ohio University to another institution, you are advised to complete the Transfer Module as part of your A.A. or A.S. degree. See the Admissions section of this catalog.

These degrees are available on all campuses. Each degree requires a minimum of 96 hours. A maximum of 24 credits earned through the Experiential Learning Program may be applied to the A.A. or A.S. degree. At least 30 of the total credits earned toward the A.A. or A.S. must be Ohio University credits. In addition, at least 50 percent of the coursework taken in the area of concentration for the A.A./A.S. degree programs must be completed through Ohio University. Technical courses count only as electives for both the A.A. and A.S. degrees.  You must earn at least a 2.0 GPA in the area of concentration and overall to earn the degree.

If you plan to earn either the A.A. or A.S. degree, contact the associate’s degree coordinator in University College so that the valid major code can be properly recorded.

Arts and Humanities


  • Art History
  • Classical Archaeology (except 211, 212, 213)
  • Classical Languages (Latin, Greek)
  • Classics in English
  • English (except 150)
  • Foreign Languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Indonesian/Malaysian, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili)
  • Humanities
  • Interdisciplinary Arts
  • International Literature: Modern Languages
  • Philosophy (except 120)
  • Women’s and Gender Studies
  • World Religions

Natural Science, Applied Science, and Quantitative Skills


  • Astronomy
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry and Biochemistry (except 115)
  • Computer Science
  • Environmental and Plant Biology
  • Geological Sciences
  • Mathematics (except 101, 102)
  • Physical Science
  • Physics

Social Sciences


  • African American Studies (except those listed in Arts and Humanities)
  • Anthropology (except 201, 492, 496)
  • Economics
  • Geography (except 101, 201, 260, 302, 303, 411)
  • History (except those listed in Arts and Humanities)
  • Linguistics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology (except 120, 221, 226, 312, 314)
  • Social Work
  • Sociology

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