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2018-2019 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2018-2019 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education/Social Sciences

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Guided Pathway: Education/Social Sciences

Emphasis: A.S. Elementary Education/Special Education/Secondary Education, Early Childhood Education/Physical Education, Health and Recreation/History/Geography/Psychology/Social Work/Sociology/Anthropology

Guided Pathways are not degree programs. Students will not earn a credential by completing a Guided Pathway. The Guided Pathway for Education and the Social Sciences prepares students to transition into an Education or Social Science degree program. After consulting with their academic advisor, students should select a specific, degree bearing major and process a Change of Major form with the WSCC Admissions Office to officially move from the Guided Pathway to a degree bearing major.

Recommended Full-Time Schedule

The following Recommended Full-Time Schedule is not a substitute for academic advising. You must meet with an academic advisor each semester to be cleared for registration. Consult with your advisor about scheduling and degree requirements. Also, see the current undergraduate catalog ( for a complete list of requirements and electives. Requirements are continually under revision, and there is no guarantee they will not be changed or revoked. Contact the academic division or department for current information.

Factors that affect your progression included required Learning Support courses, completion of computer competency and your choices regarding campus location, course delivery method, and the days and times selected to take classes.

1General Education electives in each category must be chosen from approved courses listed in the General Education Program . Students should consult a faculty advisor to determine appropriate course selections that are transferable to specific institutions.

2See senior institution for history requirements.



  • Walters State students are required to meet computer competency during the first 30 hours of coursework. Students must take INFS 1010, BUSN 1360 or AGRM 2630/2631 or successfully complete a Computer Competency Exam. The Computer Competency Exam does not provide course credit. Consult your advisor. See for additional information.
  • Learning Support courses must be taken every semester until completed.
  • Students are required to meet any pre-requisite or co-requisite requirements for the courses listed below. See the course descriptions in the catalog for these requirements at:

This 30-credit hour meta-major includes many of the general education courses that are common to degrees the Associate degrees in education and social science majors.

First Year

Fall Term (15 credit hours)

Spring Term (15 credit hours)

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