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Social Sciences and Service Programs

The social sciences view the world around us as a laboratory for observation, experimentation and the advancement of new ideas and practices. Social scientists strive to understand the human capacity for adapting to changing environments and circumstances.

Africana Studies - BA

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

American Sign Language English Interpretation BA - Community Interpretation Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus
  • Online

American Sign Language English Interpretation BA - Educational Interpreting Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus
  • Online

Anthropology - BA

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Art and Design BA - Art History Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Asian Studies B.A.: K-12 Chinese Teaching Emphasis Licensure: World Language (K-12)

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Asian Studies B.A.: K-12 Japanese Language Emphasis Licensure: World Language (K-12)

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Asian Studies BA: Liberal Arts Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Communication Studies - BA

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus
  • Online

Criminology and Criminal Justice - BA

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Economics - Liberal Arts Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Economics BA - Business Economics Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Economics BA - Public Policy Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Economics BA - Environmental Policy Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Economics BA - International Economic Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Environmental & Sustainability Studies - BA

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Geography BA - Geographic Information Science Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Geography BA - Global and Area Studies Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Geography BA. – Secondary Teaching Emphasis Initial license in Social Studies (Grades 7-12)

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

History BA - Liberal Arts Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

History BA – Secondary Teaching Emphasis Initial license in Social Studies (Grades 7-12)

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Human Service - BS

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Interdisciplinary Studies BA - Student Designed Major

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

International Affairs BA - Area Studies Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

International Affairs BA - International Political Economy Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Journalism BA - News and Multimedia Journalism Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Journalism BA - Strategic Communication Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Mexican American Studies BA - Liberal Arts Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Philosophy

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Philosophy BA - Ethics and Public Policy Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Political Science - BA

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Psychology - BA

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus
  • Online

Recreation, Tourism and Hospitality - BS

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Social Studies Secondary Teaching BA – Africana Studies Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Social Studies Secondary Teaching BA – Mexican American Studies Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Sociology - BA

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus
  • Online

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Environmental scientist

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