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Social Sciences

California State University San Marcos

48 months
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15246 USD/year
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5742 USD/year
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About

The Social Sciences Major offered by the California State University San Marcos is a multidisciplinary program that aims to provide students with a broad understanding and appreciation of the social sciences.

Overview

By following a major in which a number of social sciences disciplines are studied, students will learn the varied approaches and methodologies of these fields, as well as the interrelatedness of the social sciences disciplines.

In the major, the student chooses one Primary Field and two Secondary Fields. The Primary Field is chosen from seven disciplines: border studies, communication, history, political science, psychology, sociology, and women’s studies. Secondary Fields are chosen from these seven disciplines and other fields in the social sciences. Students interested in the Social Sciences major are encouraged to discuss their education and career objectives with the Program Director.

Career Opportunities

The Social Sciences Major offered by the California State University San Marcos is appropriate for students with career interests in human services and social work, education, counseling, business, law, and government.  It is also a strong preparation for graduate or professional school.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Beginning Study of a Second Language
  • Decision Models: A Computer Integrated Approach
  • Multicultural Perspectives in Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology: Adolescence
  • Psychology of Women
  • Statistics for the Social Sciences
  • Topics in Advanced Research Methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

National

  • Completion of preparatory A–G Courses
  • Test Scores (SAT and ACT)
  • Your official GPA for admission to any California State University, including CSUSM, may be different than the GPA on your high school transcript. This is because we calculate your high school GPA using your 10th–12th grade A-G courses.
International
  • University Application
  • All official academic records
  • Official English translations of all academic records
  • Affidavit of Financial Support
  • Copy of your Passport
  • Are or will be a high school/secondary school graduate or equivalent
  • Equivalent of a "B" (3.0) grade point average

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15246 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15246 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    15246 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15246 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    5742 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5742 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for San Marcos

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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