Social Science Requirement

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

Two courses (4 units each; upper or lower division) selected from the approved social science departments.

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