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First Year Guide - Social Science Majors

Majors
Criminal Justice, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology
Core Requirements: Major-Specific (for information on other Core requirements, click here)
Communication Skills - Oral Criminal Justice, Geography, Social Work: SPEE 200
Scientific Literacy - Natural Science** Social Work: one biology and one physical science. All other majors may select any two Core natural sciences.
Scientific Literacy - Social Science Select one Core course from intended major (e.g., PSYC 210, General Psychology, for Psychology majors; SOCI 210, Principles of Sociology, for Sociology majors)
University College Restricted Electives Second History/Social Sciences Core course
Other Typical First-Year Courses
CSC100, Introduction to Computers
Typical First-Year Schedule 1

First Semester

Hrs   Second Semester Hrs
UNIV 101, Freshman Seminar I 1   UNIV 102, Freshman Seminar II 1
ENGL 110, English Composition I 3   ENGL 120, English Composition II 3
MATH 121, Introduction to College Algebra 4   MATH 123, College Algebra 4
Scientific Literacy - Social Science Intended Major Course 1 3   PHIL 110, Critical Thinking 3
Humanities Core Course 3   CRJC 203, Criminal Justice Ethics 3
PEDU 1xx (any 100-level Physical Education course) 1   PEDU 1yy (second Physical Education) 1

    MUSI 110, Choir (or other Optional course) 1
Total 15     16
Typical First-Year Schedule 2

First Semester

Hrs   Second Semester Hrs
UNIV 101, Freshman Seminar I 1   UNIV 102, Freshman Seminar II 1
ENGL 110, English Composition I 3   ENGL 120, English Composition II 3
MATH 123, College Algebra 4   Statistics course for major 3
PHIL 110, Critical Thinking 3   Global Literacy Core Course 3
Ethics and Civic Engagement Core Course 3   Humanities Core Course 3
      MUSI 110, Choir (or other Optional course) 1
Total 16     14

*Informal guide for first-year students. For complete program information, see the FSU Undergraduate Catalog.
**Italics indicate courses typically taken during the second year.

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