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The College of St. Scholastica
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Aileen Beard, Ph.D.
Dean, School of Sciences
Science Center, Room 2133 
(218) 625-4834
abeard@css.edu

Social Sciences

Program Facts

  • One of two general majors offered by the School of Sciences; the other is natural sciences
  • Affords students flexibility to pursue a broad range of issues by choosing from courses in psychology, sociology, gerontology, economics and political science. 
  • Courses from other fields with a strong social science emphasis may be taken with the approval of the Dean
  • A major in the social sciences provides solid preparation for several different graduate or professional areas such as law, human services and public administration.

Program Requirements

Major: 36 credits

Careers

Students in this program have gone on to work in a variety of areas such as politics and government, human and social services, social work and education. Others have gone on to pursue graduate degrees in law, human services and public administration.