Social Science Requirement

NOTE: The Revelle College Social Science Requirements have changed. The requirements herein are in effect beginning fall quarter 2016.

Two upper or lower division courses (4 units each) from the approved Social Science Departments are required.

This requirement must be taken for a Letter Grade.

*Upper division major courses may not overlap with general education requirements.

Approved Social Science Departments

AP and IB Credit

AP CREDIT
Exam (Score 3, 4, 5)

Social Science Courses Satisfied

Units UCSD Course Equivalent
American History 2 courses 8
Exempt 2 courses
from HILD 2A, 2B, 2C++
Government & Politics - American 1 course 4 POLI 10+
Government & Politics - Comparative 1 course 4 POLI 11+
Economics - macro 1 course 4 ECON 3 +
Economics - micro 1 course 4 ECON 1 +
Psychology 1 course 4 PSYC 1**

 

IB CREDIT
IB Higher
Level Exam
Score Social Science
Courses Satisfied
Units UCSD Course
Equivalent
Anthropology 5, 6, 7 2 courses 8 ANLD 22*
Economics 5, 6, 7 2 courses 8

Exempt Econ 1 and 3 with a score of 7

Elective units for score of 5 or 6

History of the Americas 5, 6, 7 2 courses 8 Exempt 2 courses
from HILD 2A, 2B, 2C++
Psychology 5, 6, 7 2 courses 8 PSYC 1*

*
You may take this course for credit at UCSD.
**
You may take this course for credit with a score of 3, but not with a score of 4 or 5.
+
You may take this course for credit with a score of 3 or 4, but not with a score of 5.
++
You may take only one of these courses for credit at UCSD

Previous College Credit

 Previous College Credit

Course
Social Science Courses Satisfied
1 semester approved social science 1 course
2 semester approved social science 2 courses (requirement satisfied)