Division of Social Sciences & History

Bachelor of Science in Social Sciences

Social Sciences!  –  What do we study?

  • A wide range of social problems
  • Social institutions – their structures, and how they affect human behavior and how they are affected by human behavior
  • Social scientists uncover fascinating insights and diverse theoretical perspectives to help interpret, explain, and understand:
    • a wide range of social issues
    • political matters
    • environmental concerns
    • the criminal justice system and
    • Community and economic development processes.
  •  Political science students study governments, public policies and political processes, systems, and political behavior.
  •  Geographers in particular are concerned with the physical earth and its features and patterns, and spatial-social relationships.


Chunhui Ren
Sociology Program Coordinator
Assistant Professor of Sociology and Community Development

David Baylis
Geography Program Coordinator
Assistant Professor of Geography and Sustainable Development

Potential Careers in the Social Sciences

  • Academic Advisor
  • Program Analyst
  • Program Manager
  • Case Manager, Disability Services
  • Registered Nurse
  • Campaign Manager
  • Residential Services Monitor
  • Assistant Business Manager
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Sales/Marketing Representative
  • Adjunct Instructor
  • Senior Technician
  • Senior Visual Presentation Manager
  • Researcher (human subjects)