A Degree in a Social Science Discipline Prepares Students to:

  • Think Critically and Creatively.
  • Develop Oral and Written Communications Skills.
  • Gain a Better Understanding of the World.
  • Gain a Better Understanding of Our Community.
  • Have an Impact — Locally and Globally.
  • Be Life-Long Learners.

A Degree in the Social Sciences Prepares Students For:

  • Professional Schools such as law school
  • A wide variety of other graduate programs
  • Employment in a variety of professions



Division of Social Sciences 

503-838-8288 | or e-mail: ryalss@wou.edu Location: BELL 231