Academic Programs

The Division of Social Sciences curriculum ranges from global issues to issues of culture and power, including social and economic relations between the U.S. and other nations, the social impacts of technological and environmental change, sustainability of human and ecological systems, and human development and social justice.

The division offers ten doctoral programs, three masters and sixteen bachelors degrees.

The nationally-respected doctoral programs are in Anthropology, Economics, Education, Environmental Studies, Coastal Science and PolicyPolitics, Psychology and Sociology.

These departments also support excellent undergraduate programs within these disciplines.

A new innovative doctoral program was launched in 2014 in Latin American and Latino Studies. At the Masters level, the division offers degrees in Education, Applied Economics and Finance, and Coastal Science and Policy.

Equally significant, the division offers six combined majors that bring together the various strengths of the division in new dynamic ways. These degrees bring together Latin American and Latino Studies with Sociology and Politics respectively; and Environmental Studies with Biology, Earth Science, or Economics, as well as Economics and Math.

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