Sep 21, 2020  
Undergraduate Calendar 2019-2020 
Undergraduate Calendar 2019-2020

Social Sciences I

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Program Notes

  1. A full course load for Social Sciences I is 30 units. (The unit value of a course is determined by the last number of the course code. 3-unit courses are normally one term in duration and offered either September to December or January to April. 6-unit A/B courses are typically taught over two terms, from September to April.)
  2. Students should select courses based on their academic interests and anticipated Level II program of study. Elective courses may be taken from other Faculties, where requisites are met. Admission to a Level II program typically requires completion of three to six units of the subject in Level I, with an applicable Grade Point Average. Students should consult the admission statements for relevant Level II programs when selecting their Level I courses.
  3. Social Sciences I students are permitted to take up to 9 units of course work in any single subject. 

Course List 1

The following Social Sciences courses provide entry into a Level II program.

Requirements: 30 Units

18 units


  • Course List 1 and Course List 2

12 units

Electives, which may include courses from Course List 1 and 2. (See the Degrees and Programs: Duration in Years  section of this Calendar for a list of elective courses available to Level I students)

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