The Social Sciences Major is a multidisciplinary program which aims to provide students with a broad understanding and appreciation of the social sciences. By following a major in which a number of social sciences disciplines are studied, students will learn the varied approaches and methodologies of these fields, as well as the interrelatedness of the social sciences disciplines.
In the major, the student chooses one Primary Field and two Secondary Fields. The Primary Field is chosen from seven disciplines: border studies, communication, history, political science, psychology, sociology, and womens studies. Secondary Fields are chosen from these seven disciplines and other fields in the social sciences Students interested in the Social Sciences major are encouraged to discuss their education and career objectives with the Program Director.