University of Hawaiʻi — West Oʻahu

Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences

The Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences offers concentrations in

In addition to required courses in the concentration, students also gain breadth in the social sciences by taking an additional nine credits from a complementary social science field. For example, a student who chooses a concentration in psychology must complete nine credits in one of the following areas: anthropology, economics and finance, sociology, or political science.

Social Sciences Basic courses, which integrate knowledge from several disciplines, and/or skills courses, related to study in the social sciences must also be completed. All students majoring in Social Sciences are required to complete a capstone course (e.g., Senior Project or Senior Practicum). Certificates in Substance Abuse and Addictions Studies, Applied Forensic Anthropology, and Democratic Principles and Social Justice may be completed independently or with the BA degree.