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Are you interested in the study of social life, its characteristics, changes, causes and
consequences? The Sociology major combines scientific and humanistic perspectives in the study of historical and contemporary features of social organization.
Are you interested in learning about the people and events that have shaped today’s world? The History Major provides practical skills in analyzing, researching, and writing about the past to prepare for the present and future.
Are you interested in finding political solutions to current problems from poverty to energy to peace? The Political Science degree can prepare you for a career in government, law, education, and business.
Are you interested in the intersection between humans and the natural world? The Geography major provides students with a solid foundation in geographic methods, techniques, and specialty areas.
Are you interested in several Social Science disciplines and can’t choose one, or want a broader outlook on the world? The Social Science major consists of a wide range of interdisciplinary coursework that focuses on many aspects of human activity and prepares you for a variety of human-centered career paths.
Are you interested in political science, communications, psychology, economics, business administration, and criminal justice? An interdisciplinary degree in Public Policy and Administration can prepare you for a career in public and private service.
Are you interested in important concepts and issues in world affairs and want an international career? The International Studies Major provides you with advanced language skills, practical knowledge of geopolitics, history, and culture, and an international experience.
Are you interested in prioritizing resource conservation and sustainable practices? The Sustainability Major provides the skills to analyze and implement actions that promote a sustainable and balanced system between humans and the environment.
Are you interested in biological and cultural, historical and contemporary, material and symbolic aspects of human existence? The Anthropology Major provides you a holistic study of humans from an evolutionary and cross-cultural perspective.