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.

Contacts

Chunhui Ren
Sociology Program Coordinator
Assistant Professor of Sociology and Community Development
662-846-4065

David Baylis
Geography Program Coordinator
Assistant Professor of Geography and Sustainable Development
662-846-4093

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)