Bachelor of Humanities and Social Sciences

Bachelor of Humanities and Social Sciences


The Baccalaureate studies constitute a stage, after the E. S. O. , which has a voluntary character as opposed to the obligatory one of the E. S. O. , and whose duration is of two academic years.

  • The regulations governing the Baccalaureate are Organic Law 2/2006, of 3 May, (L. O. E. ), and the Decrees and Orders that develop it:
  • Royal Decree 1467/2007, of 2 November, which establishes the structure of the baccalaureate and establishes its minimum teaching requirements. (BOE 6/11/2007)
  • Decree 416/2008, of 22nd July, which establishes the planning and teaching of the Baccalaureate in Andalusia. (BOJA 28/7/2008).
  • Order of 5/8/2008, which develops the curriculum for the Baccalaureate in Andalusia. (BOJA 26-8-2008)
  • Order of 15-12-2008, which establishes the order of the evaluation of the learning process of high school students in the Autonomous Community of Andalusia (BOJA of 5-1-2009).
  • Instructions 16-6-2009, from the Directorate General of Educational Planning and Evaluation, on the permanence in the first year of high school of students with three or four subjects not passed.

Access Requirements

Students who have one of the following qualifications are eligible for the baccalaureate studies:

  • Graduate Degree in Compulsory Secondary Education. In addition, they must have passed the final evaluation of Compulsory Secondary Education through the option of academic teaching.
  • It is also possible to access any of the modalities of the Baccalaureate with the title of Plastic Arts and Design Technician or Sports Technician.
  • Vocational Training Technician

Training Plan

Subjects common to all high schools:

First Course Second Course
Spanish Language and Literature I Spanish Language and Literature II
Foreign Language I Foreign Language II
Philosophy and Citizenship History of Philosophy
Science for the Contemporary World History of Spain
Physical Education Religion or Alternative
Religion or Alternative Second Foreign Language ( optional subject, compulsory in Andalusia)

Subjects in Humanities and Social Sciences:

First Course Second Course
Option 1. (Humanities) Option 2. (Social and Legal Sciences) Option 1. (Humanities) Option 2. (Social and Legal Sciences)
Latin I Mathematics Applied to social science. Greek II Economy and Business Organization
Greek I Economy Art History Geography
Contemporary World History Contemporary World History Latin II Mathematics Applied to social science

Title and opportunities

Upon completion of the Baccalaureate studies, the student obtains the Baccalaureate Degree. This title opens up the following possibilities for you:

  • Higher Level Training Cycles.
  • University Studies in the different Schools and Faculties of the State, once the P. A. U. (university access test)  is passed.

External Link BOE:

I.E.S. Kursaal

I.E.S. Kursaal