social science

Social Science Major

Social scientists share a common interest in observing, describing, and explaining social phenomena, including cultures, institutions, organizations, groups, and individuals. 

The Social Science major offers a broad exposure to social science theory and methods, and their applications.

Career Options

Graduates with a degree in social science often go on to pursue careers in teaching, human services, public interest advocacy, criminal justice, community organizing, or sociology.

High School Preparation

Students considering majoring in sociology will benefit from exposure to the study of economics, English, government, psychology, sociology, and statistics.

Enhance Your Experience

Sociology majors sometimes pursue a second major or minor in the areas of criminal justice, human services, psychology, or Spanish.