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BA in Interdisciplinary Studies: Social Services

The BA in Interdisciplinary Studies: Social Services program combines the fields of Psychology and Sociology to best prepare students for careers in the administration of social welfare policy.  Students take courses that will provide them with both the broad knowledge needed to navigate the social welfare system and the skills needed for the kind of individual counseling necessary for detailed casework.

Required Courses

SOC 203 Social Diversity
SOC 210 Introduction to Social Work
SOC 301 Social Problems
SOC 312 Social Work Practice
SOC 321 Social Policy
SOC 416 Capstone Senior Seminar
PSYC 103 Introduction to Psychology
PSYC 321 Social Psychology
PSYC 327 Interviewing and Counseling
PSYC 355 Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 375 Internship

Choose one of the following:

PSYC 320 Psychology of Adulthood and Aging
PSYC 345 Psychology of Childhood
PSCY 346 Psychology of Adolescence

Strongly Recommended Courses

BUSN 105 Principles of Management
MATH 119 Statistics

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