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CSU San Marcos Academic Offerings: Social Sciences


  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences
  • Minor in Social Sciences


The Social Sciences Major is a multidisciplinary program which aims to provide students with a broad understanding and appreciation of the social sciences. By following a major in which a number of social sciences disciplines are studied, students will appreciate the varied approaches and methodologies of these fields, as well as the interrelatedness of the social sciences disciplines. The Social Sciences Major is appropriate for students with career interests in human services and social work, education, counseling, business, and government.

In the major, the student chooses a primary field and two secondary fields. The primary field is chosen from six disciplines:

  1. communication
  2. economics
  3. history
  4. political science
  5. psychology
  6. sociology.

Secondary fields are chosen from these six disciplines and other fields in the social sciences.


To learn more about Social Sciences programs at CSU San Marcos, please visit the Social Sciences website.