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B.A. Social Sciences

Fast Facts: Social Sciences Major

  • 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
  • St. Scholastica was named on the list of Top 200 schools for Native Americans pursuing degrees in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) by Winds of Change magazine

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.

Pair with a language

Boost your brain power and give yourself a competitive edge in our global economy by pairing your major with a language. St. Scholastica offers programs and courses in American Sign Language, French, German, Latin, Ojibwe, Russian and Spanish.

Sample curriculum

Here are some classes you could take as part of this major or minor. Please note that you would not necessarily need all of these courses to fulfill a major or minor. This list doesn't include general education courses. Be sure to create your course plan in consultation with your advisor.

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