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The College of Social Sciences empowers civically-engaged learners to positively contribute to and transform their local and global communities. Building on foundations in communication, culture, politics, psychology and society, College of Social Sciences graduates are solution-oriented, ready to embrace leadership opportunities and pursue fulfilling and rewarding careers.
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Political Science concerns itself with political and social issues within the United States and other countries; formation of policies to solve local, state and national problems; the role of international organizations; and the place of the United States and other countries in global politics.Learn to Lead
Students studying Sociology learn about the very fabric of social relations through courses in inequality, aging, gender, deviance, globalization, social psychology, race and ethnicity, the environment, the media and more.Become a Change-Maker
Criminology is an award-winning program grounded in social science methodologies. The curriculum encompasses a comprehensive study of both crime and criminal justice systems, fostering academic excellence and community engagement, offering high-quality programs on-campus and online.Investigate Us
Anthropology is the study of people and culture. The curriculum offers a wide range of undergraduate and a limited number of graduate courses that cover the traditional four fields: cultural anthropology, physical anthropology, archaeology, and linguistics.Uncover More