2010 - 2011 Social Science Courses

SSCI 301 Portfolio Workshop (1)
Learn to create, refine, and present an electronic portfolio displaying work completed in courses and the practicum. Required of all students on Track 2 in the social science academic major. Must meet with program chair and other workshop participants first semester of junior year. Students must register for the credit during the second semester of their senior year. This is when the document will be completed and publically presented at Social Science Senior Thesis Seminar. Credit/No Credit only.
 
SSCI 440 Internship (1-4)
Offers students the opportunity to integrate classroom knowledge with practical experience. Prerequisites: junior or senior standing (for transfer students, at least 15 hours completed at Westminster or permission of instructor), minimum 2.5 GPA, completion of the Career Resource Center Internship Workshop, and consent of program director and Career Center Internship Coordinator.
 
SSCI 441 Practicum (3)
Offers the opportunity to integrate classroom knowledge with practical experience. May serve as vehicle to post-graduate employment. Required of all students on Track 2 in the social science academic major. Must be taken last semester of the senior year and requires consent of the program chair. Students should be prepared to attend the Social Science Senior Thesis Seminar and critically share their work with their fellow students and advisor.
 
SSCI 470 Senior Thesis Seminar (4)
Students produce a senior thesis that examines a social science topic through original research, secondary analysis, and/or theoretical exploration. Required of all students on Track 1 in the social science academic major. Requires consent of the program chair. Offered only during Spring semester and must be taken during senior year.