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. 

The Social Scineces major is for the student with an interest in investigating the perspectives offered by multiple social sciences. In the Multidisciplinary form, the student chooses a primary field and two secondary fields. The primary field is chosen from six disciplines: communication, economics, history, political science, psychology, and sociology. Secondary fields are chosen from these six disciplines and from other specified social science courses. 

Students interested in the Social Science Major are encouraged to discuss their education and career objectives with a Social Science Faculty Coordinator.