Gain a broad perspective in the social sciences when you study areas of history, culture, psychology and sociology for your Bachelor of Arts in Social Science degree online from Ashford University.
Dr. Katie Bojakowski is the Program Chair for the Bachelor of Arts in Social Science in the College of Liberal Arts at Ashford University. She holds a doctorate and a Master of Arts in Nautical Archaeology from Texas A&M, where she graduated magnum cum laude on both occasions. She also graduated magnum cum laude from Eastern Washington University, where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology. Read her full bio.
Online Social Science Bachelor's Degree Program
Your Bachelor of Arts in Social Science degree examines the implications of cultural diversity, and helps you to acquire a foundation of research skills from the social sciences, including history, psychology, and sociology. You will develop a sound understanding of the society we live in - individuals, families, communities, governments, and cultures - from various perspectives. Benefit from a multidisciplinary approach, where the perspectives of different social sciences are combined and applied to real-world issues.
Use previous education or work experience to enhance your degree and customize it more closely with your professional and educational goals. You can transfer up to 12 approved credits of applicable coursework to add to your Bachelor of Arts in Social Science. Transfer concentrations are available in the following fields of study:
- Applied Behavioral Science
- Art History
- Child & Family Development
- Criminal Justice
- Early Childhood Education
- Education Studies
- English/Language Arts
- Environmental Science
- Human Resources Management
- Human Services
- Political Science
- Social Services
If you don't see a concentration listed here but you have some courses or experience in another field, just give us a call at 866.711.1700 to find out if it could qualify as a transfer concentration.
Your courses in this program are taught by graduate-degreed faculty with real-world experience in the fields they teach. In addition, you can transfer up to 90 approved credits toward your Bachelor's degree and accelerate your degree completion.
Special Terms and Conditions
Successful completion of the Bachelor of Arts in Social Science degree by itself does not lead to licensure or certification in any state, regardless of concentration or specialization. Further, Ashford University does not guarantee that any professional organization will accept a graduate's application to sit for any exam for the purpose of professional certification. Students seeking licensure or certification in a particular profession are strongly encouraged to carefully research the requirements prior to enrollment. Requirements may vary by state. Further, a criminal record may prevent an applicant from obtaining licensure, certification, or employment in this field of study.
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If a social science degree fits your personal goals, contact Ashford University at 866.711.1700 to learn more, or request additional information.
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