May 27, 2020  
2011-12 Vincennes University Catalog 
2011-12 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Arts - Social Science Concentration 1450, A.A.

A Two-Year Transfer Program Leading to the A.S. or A.A. Degree

This program allows students to explore courses in  the three areas of economics, history, or political  science or to begin a concentration in one of the three.  Students who are interested in psychology or sociology should check the Behavioral Sciences program and its concentrations.

Major Program Requirements (27)

General Education Requirements

See General Education  in this catalog for a complete description of the general education and assessment requirements.

Basic Skills Core (9)


The Reading, Writing and Speaking Intensive requirements may be met by POLS 211 , PSYC 249  or SOCL 245 .

The Mathematics Intensive requirement may be met by a subsequent mathematics course or by passing a mathematics assessment examination.

A grade of C or better is required in all Basic Skills courses.

Liberal Education Core (28)


The Computer Skills requirement is met by Computers Across the Curriculum.

Recommended Sequence of Courses for A.A.

(This assumes any necessary developmental requirements have been met.)

Semester I

Total Hours: 13

Semester II

Total Hours: 18

Semester III

Total Hours: 15

Semester IV

Total Hours: 18

Total Hours: 64


1 Students considering majoring in Education should take EDUC 290 - Initial Experiences in Education  and EDUC 292 - Foundations of Education .

2 The student must choose one of the following classes to meet intensive requirements: POLS 211 - Introduction to World Politics , PSYC 249 - Abnormal Psychology  or SOCL 245 - Cultural Diversity: Sociology .

3 Students considering majoring in Education should take MATH 212 - Mathematics for Elementary Teachers II  to fulfill 4 of these elective hours. Students considering majoring in Education may also want to consider taking EDUC 200 - Computer Technology for Teachers . Courses at the 200 level are strongly suggested for the remaining hours.

4 Students considering majoring in Elementary Education should take MATH 112 - Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I .