The social science major at Morris offers a range of courses across 11 different majors, one of the widest at Morris.
If you have a natural curiosity about people—what makes us tick, how we function in relationships and groups, the ways in which we learn and change—a social science major will give you the chance to explore these questions from many points of view.
By examining society from many angles, from the personal to the political, you can develop a rich and nuanced view of how it operates. Depending on the direction you want to take, you can focus on research, theory, or hands-on practice.
The social science major at Morris offers one of the widest range of courses at the University, across 11 different disciplines. There are also eight separate sub-plans within the major for you to choose from:
- Gender, Women, and Sexuality
- Political Science
The social science major can also be a perfect option if you:
- Have an interest in many of the social sciences, like psychology, sociology, and political science—and you want to study them all without narrowing your focus to one major
- Are interested in teaching social science at secondary school
- Want to develop solid liberal arts skills—like clear writing and critical thinking—that will give you a choice of career options
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