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Social Sciences degrees in the USA

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Summer Institute in Social Science Research Other UG Award, Summer School, Summer Course

University of Chicago United States

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Social Science BA

University of North Texas (UNT) United States

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Liberal Arts and Sciences: Social Science AA

Alfred State SUNY College of Technology United States

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All Bachelors Degrees in Social Sciences

Looking for graduate level options? See Masters degrees in Social Sciences in the USA

Study a Social Sciences degree in the USA in 2024

Social sciences as an academic discipline looks at the study of society and human behaviour. This also includes how people interact with each other and the world around them, and how this effects the way in which society develops, and how this influences the world. There are several subject areas within social sciences, these include things such as anthropology, economics, linguistics, politics and psychology, among others.

Graduates of a degree in social sciences will have a wide range of career paths available to them. These include social worker, human resource manager, political researcher, journalist, and counsellor, among others.

Your degree will be delivered through a mixture of modes. These will include lectures and seminars, as well as possible group projects. Depending on your course, you may also have the opportunity to take part in a work placement. Modules you study could include:

  • Modern Society
  • Social Problems and Social Change
  • Human Rights
  • Sociology of Death
  • Humanitarianism

Study in the USA

With over 1.1 million international students choosing the USA as their higher education destination each year, the country is one of the most popular study abroad destinations in the world. There are consistently many USA based universities and colleges ranked within the top 100 in the QS World University rankings, and it is not uncommon for the top 10 rankings to be dominated by American universities as well. As one of the biggest countries in the world, you will have many choices when it comes to deciding where you want to study abroad.

See our detailed guide to studying in the USA for international students.

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