2018-19
Undergraduate Degree & Course Catalog

Social Sciences Interdisciplinary BA - International Studies Concentration - Curricular Plan

Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Degree Programs (SSC)

203 Clemens Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-4670
716-645-2245 x0
716-645-3640
sscidp.buffalo.edu
Shelley Kimelberg, PhD
Director
(HEGIS: 49.03 HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCI, CIP: 45.0101 Social Sciences, General)

Curricular Plan

A Finish in 4 Curricular Plan provides a roadmap for completing this academic program and the UB Curriculum in four years. Your actual plan may vary depending on point of entry to the university, course placement and/or waivers based on standardized test scores, earned alternative credit and/or college transfer credit.

All students are encouraged to use this plan in conjunction with other academic planning resources such as your academic advisor, the hUB Academic Advisement Report, My Planner and Path Finder tool.

In addition to following this course roadmap, all other admission and academic requirements of this major as listed in the Undergraduate Catalog must be met in order to successfully complete this degree.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
UB Seminar UBS 3
ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric CL1 4
PSC 102LEC Intro Internat Politics M 3
Foreign Language 1 M/P 5
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Diversity Learning DL 3
UGC 112LR World Civilization 2 M 3
Foreign Language 2 M/P 5
Elective E 3
Elective E 2
Total Credits: 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
Scientific Literacy SLI1 4
Pathway P 3
Foreign Language 3 M/P 3
Introductory Course M 3
PSC Core Course M 3
Total Credits: 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Scientific Literacy SLI2 3
Pathway P 3
Foreign Language 4 M 3
Introductory Course M 3
Math & Quantitative Reasoning MQR 4
Total Credits: 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
Communication Literacy CL1 3
Elective E 3
Foreign Language 5 M 3
GEO Core Course M 3
UBC 399 UB Capstone CAP 1
Total Credits: 13
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
Foreign Language 6 M 3
Regional Focus M 3
PSC Core Course M 3
Total Credits: 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
Regional Focus M 3
Regional Focus M 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Regional Focus M 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 2
Total Credits: 14
Total Credits Required for Degree: 120
Category Description
M Course required for major (including pre-requisites needed for admission to major)
E Elective (course not required for major or UB Curriculum)
UB Curriculum
CAP UB Capstone
CL1/CL2 Communication Literacy (2 required)
DL Diversity Learning
MQR Math and Quatitative Reasoning
P Pathway Course (6 required: 3 Global, 3 Thematic)
SLI1/SLI2 Scientific Literacy and Inquiry (2 required)
UBS UB Seminar
Note: Some classes may count toward both a major (M) and UB Curriculum (UBC) requirement. Courses that count toward mort than one requirement are indicated by a "/" (slash) in the category column, indicating which categories the course will satisfy.
Published: August 16, 2018 09:20:01 AM