MISSION: Our mission is to provide students with the essential academic knowledge and skills necessary for rigorous undergraduate study, and subsequent entry into the graduate and professional schools and career advancement. The Department is committed to increasing the relevance and usefulness of the social and behavioral sciences to students, to other disciplines, and to the local community.
Students in the Department are expected to pass Social and Behavioral Sciences required Core courses with an index of 2.0 in his/her major grade of “C” or better. For graduation, a student must have an index of 2.0 in his/her major.
Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts
The Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree in Liberal Arts is designed to meet the needs of students seeking a strong two-year foundation in general education or completing two-year transferable degree requirements. More specifically, it meets the needs of students who are interested in political science, history, sociology, social work, anthropology and geography. Students who are undecided about their majors but interested in liberal arts are encouraged to enter this Program. The A.A. Degree in Liberal Arts requires the completion of 60 credits.
Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies
The Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies offers a Liberal Studies degree program with a focus on the Social Sciences. There are three areas of concentration: History, Political Science, and Geography. The degree requires the completion of 120 credits.
Bachelor of Science in Social Work (BSSW) Program
Medgar Evers College offers a Bachelor of Science in Social Work degree that prepares students for entry level positions in social work and for graduate school education.