Centers of Distinction

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences

Take classes on campus or entirely online

Learn to see the world through a different light. This program can teach you to examine the ways people interact with each other and their environments to better understand the complexity of human behavior and the dynamics of societal change.

Coursework covers the disciplines of economics, history, management, political science, psychology and sociology to help you learn the skills you need to investigate the development and workings of modern society. As a student in this program, you can choose between concentrations in business communication or applied psychology.

This program is offered through both on-campus and online classes to appeal to students with different scheduling needs.

Career outlook

As a graduate of this program, you can be ready to work in various positions in areas including:

  • Public administration
  • Social services
  • Advertising
  • News media
  • Human resources
  • Marketing
  • Sales

Learn more about coursework here.

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To learn more about this program, or if you’re ready to apply, fill out the form on this page.

The Center for Engaged Ethics hosts an annual Campus Day, where students get a day off from classes to perform community service.
In March 2012, the Center for Integrated Entrepreneurship hosted the Entrepreneurship Education Consortium's idealabs 2012 competition. Several area colleges attended.
The Center for Literature and Medicine began a Disease by Performance course for the 2011-2012 academic year, where students wrote a play about autism, and performed it across the state to raise awareness.
The Center for Scientific Engagement regularly conducts research and programming at the James H. Barrow Field Station.
The Garfield Institute for Public Leadership launched a study to gauge the mood of young voters leading up to the 2012 presidential election. Scholar-in-residence Jason Johnson has provided commentary on the study on national media.
The Lindsay-Crane Center for Writing and Literature hosts a Visiting Authors Series each year. In 2012, Thrity Umrigar, author of "The Space Between Us" gave a convocation and book signing on campus.
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