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Majors in Social Sciences

A degree in the social sciences can prepare you for a wide range of careers including law, business, human services, health care, and politics. Feel free to explore the majors offered in the department of social sciences.

History

History, the study of humanity's past, is a flexible and practical bachelor of arts degree. It provides excellent preparation for a variety of fields including law, politics, business, and journalism. 

History Bachelor’s Degree

Political Science

Political Science studies the allocation of power in political systems, as well as, the forms and roles of governance systems. The bachelor of arts in political science focuses on four key areas: national government, political theory, international relations, and comparative politics. 

Political Science Bachelor’s Degree

Psychology

The bachelor of arts degree in psychology provides an excellent education in the understanding and study of mental processes and behavior. 

Psychology Bachelor’s Degree

Psychology Pre-Art Therapy

Art therapists are mental health professionals who use the creative process of art in order to improve the mental and emotional well-being of their clients. 

Psychology Pre-Art Therapy Bachelor’s Degree

Sociology

The bachelor of arts degree in sociology teaches students to apply the rigors of science to the humanistic concerns of the social world. Students focus on all levels of society from the family to the nation. 

Sociology Bachelor’s Degree

Social Science

A broad degree, the bachelor of arts in social science, examines human and social concerns from multiple disciplinary viewpoints. The social science major incorporates courses from anthropology, economics, history, political science, psychology, and sociology. 

Social Science Bachelor’s Degree

Get Started

Do you think that you might be interested in one of these degrees? Schedule an appointment with an advisor to get started or just talk over your options. Working with your advisor can help you to meet your academic goals in the shortest time possible.

To start, contact (740) 351-3234 or social.sciences@shawnee.edu.