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Social Science

Consider a degree in social science
Social science is a branch of learning that examines society’s institutions and how they affect and are affected by human behavior. As a social science major, you will learn how to develop and demonstrate an understanding of social science concepts and tools and their application to the analysis of social, cultural, and political systems.

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Social science majors focus on core social science and history courses and a selection of geography, economics, and political science courses.
Career outlook
Social science majors are sought out by many employers, including museums, state and national parks, public service organizations, and a variety of industries.
Experienced faculty
The Division of Social Science features well-qualified faculty who are sought after for their scholarly expertise and contributions to the community. We provide the academic training and field experience you will need for your career.
Get involved
To enhance your classroom learning, you can belong to several different Minot State student organizations such as The League of Social Science.

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