Program Description

Social Science majors takes courses in Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology. It is designed to serve both as a major for a Bachelor of Arts degree and to provide subject matter preparation for the Single Subject Teacher Credential in Social Science approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC)

Students should seek advising at least ONCE EVERY semester until they graduate 

Advising appointments are made online: Type into the search bar on a desktop computer or laptop and use Chrome as the browser

The aim of the Social Science Program is directed towards the single subject Social Science teacher credential. However, the program also provides an opportunity for students to build on the foundation of their general education and become familiar with several areas in the Social Sciences. Some career paths students have gone into are public service for the State, law enforcement, school administrator, management, counseling, and personnel recruiter. Non-credential students need not complete the professional education program and elective courses may be taken to complete the 120 unit Bachelor of Arts degree



Social Science Advising Form

Social Science and Sacramento State Learning Objectives

Association of American Colleges & Universities (AACU) VALUE Rubric

4 Year Road Map: Bachelor's of Arts Degree Only

4 Year Road Map: Pre-credential track

2 Year Transfer Road Map: Bachelor of Arts Degree Only

2 Year Transfer Road Map: Pre-credential track

Commencement: College of Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Studies


UPCOMING Events & Workshops

CelebratED Sept. 17 - 21


For more events and info, visit:


Career Center will host résumé review event Sept. 25

The Career Center is excited to invite students from all majors and alumni to participate in the One-on-One Résumé Review event, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25 in the University Union, Redwood Room. This interactive event is a unique opportunity for our students and alumni to get feedback and tips on their résumés from experts and industry recruiters such as Amazon, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Golden 1 Credit Union, John Adams Academy, University Enterprises Inc. and more. Students should bring their OneCard and hard copies of their résumés, and come ready to receive tips from our regional employers

Leadership Initiative credit also is available. For more information, contact Denise Hamilton at 278-6235 or


Pathways to Public Service Student Conference and Career Fair

Oct. 17

Pathways Student Conference  Pathways Career Fair

RSVP at Visit the Career Center in Lassen 1013 for more career events and information