Bachelor's degrees in Human Sciences
The Human Sciences interdisciplinary degrees offered at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio allow students to tailor their degree to their educational and career goals.
BACHELOR’S DEGREES IN HUMAN SCIENCES REQUIRED FOR BA AND BAS Human Sciences is an interdisciplinary degree that allows students to combine a range of classes in the social and behavioral sciences to create (in conjunction with an adviser) a degree tailored to their educational and career goals. Students can combine a passionate interest in psychology and sociology with classes in education, and criminal justice and come away with an excellent background to pursue graduate or professional studies, or to enhance their career. Total number of hours required (not including prerequisites) in major: 36 semester hours of social behavioral science with 18 advanced hours (sociology, psychology, anthropology, organizational leadership, criminal justice, political science, economics, education and social welfare). SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES The program, offered through OLLU’s School of Professional Studies, emphasizes critical thinking, writing and analytical skills. It prepares students to use their knowledge in a professional and practical way that enables them to make ethical and positive contributions to the community and work place. Degrees offered: • Bachelor of Arts in Human Sciences • Bachelor of Applied Studies in Human Sciences The Bachelor of Applied Studies in Human Sciences requires 18-30 hours in a related technical field which is approved at the time of admission. Required courses (not including prerequisites) in the major: One of the following: • Sociological Statistics • Statistics One of the following: • Qualitative Sociological Research Methods • Quantitative Sociological Research Methods • Psychological Research Methods Concentrations: • Concentrations of 9 hours in 3 social behavioral science disciplines (total 27 hours) OFFICE OF UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS 411 S.W. 24th Street • San Antonio, Texas 78207-4689 210-431-3961 or 1-800-436-6558 firstname.lastname@example.org Apply online at www.ollusa.edu/apply FACULTY The faculty of OLLU’s School of Professional Studies is comprised of approximately 30 fulltime professors. The faculty hold advanced and terminal degrees from institutions throughout the United States. Faculty are dedicated to their students and to the educational mission of Our Lady of the Lake University. THE UNIVERSITY Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU), founded in 1895 by the Congregation of Divine Providence, is a coeducational liberal arts institution with an enrollment of approximately 3,000 students. A multicampus, regional university, OLLU has campuses in San Antonio, The Woodlands (Houston) and the Rio Grande Valley. The University offers more than 30 undergraduate majors and minors, more than 14 master’s degree programs and two doctoral degree programs. Academic degree programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business and Leadership, the School of Professional Studies and the Worden School of Social Service. OLLU incorporates a technology-rich curriculum in all areas of study, and provides access to a wide variety of high-tech resources. Our Lady of the Lake University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 300334097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Our Lady of the Lake University that fall under one of these areas: (1) to learn about the accreditation status of the institution, (2) to file a third-party comment at the time of the institution’s decennial review, or (3) to file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement. Dec. 2013