Bachelor of Arts in Social Science
California State University-Chico

Program Details

California State University-Chico offers two pathways to complete your Bachelor of Arts in Social Science degree:

  • The Multidisciplinary Option allows students to explore the main currents of the world, acquire geographic literacy, and learn basic facts and concepts inherent in behavioral sciences and history. This option is ideal for students interested in a California teaching credential in Social Science. 
  • The Specialization Option is an interdisciplinary path of study that concentrates on Sociology and Career and Life Planning. Students select this option if they are interested in working with social organizations or groups, including career placement or college and high school advising. 


  • Bachelor completion requires 120 credits, including transfer credits
  • Must have completion of at least two years of college
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

WASC Senior College and University Commission

Restricted States

Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming