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  1. 1. Social Sciences Interested in People and Societies? What can you discover? The interdisciplinary social science programs Comparative Ethnic Studies professor Kimberly Christen, left, at Washington State University offer you created a digital archive of the Warumungu Aboriginal community opportunities to delve into the social, political, in Australia which was featured on the BBC and ABC News. economic, and religious structures of human society and to broaden your understanding of human behavior. Social science is not one type of study or one branch of research. It encompasses a wide spectrum of disciplines, including: Criminal Justice Pre-Law Sociology WSU’s criminal justice program offers Students interested in pre-law may major Unique signature courses, internships, you the broad foundation in the social in any field of interest that helps develop and research opportunities enhance sciences that employers in governmental valuable skills in reading, researching, your classroom and hands-on learning and private agencies prefer. Major writing, and critical analysis. experiences. Winner of the American studies prepare you for positions in Sociological Association’s DuBois- Human Development law enforcement, courts, corrections, Johnson-Frazier Award, the WSU Interdisciplinary study provides the probation and parole, juvenile justice, sociology program has graduated background for understanding and policy and planning, crime research, and social activists and scholars who promoting healthy development of investigation. WSU criminal justice faculty have profoundly shaped race and children, adults, and families through are recognized nationally for their cutting- inequality scholarship and attained teaching, research, and outreach. As edge research and productivity. key leadership roles in nonprofit a human development major, you’ll and governmental agencies. complete an internship to prepare you for career success. WSU graduates are employed in a variety of educational and social services settings nationwide. Visit Learn what programs in social sciences can offer you.
  2. 2. Social Sciences Find your Academic offerings path to a Majors are in bold type. rewarding Adolescence career Aerospace (ROTC) Aging/Gerontology Anthropology Asian Studies Communication Comparative Ethnic Studies Criminal Justice Early Child Development Family and Consumer Sciences Family Studies Learn from world-class researchers Global Politics and teachers Global Studies Questions? Contact us. • Neurobiological research by psychology College of Agricultural, Human, Helping Skills professor Rebecca Craft seeks to explain and Natural Resource Sciences Human Development gender-based sensitivity to psychoactive Natural Resource Policy medications such as morphine. Human Development 509-335-8439 Naval Science (ROTC) • Molecular anthropologist Brian Kemp Political Science uses DNA analysis to identify modern descendants of a man who lived in Pre-Law Edward R. Murrow College southeastern Alaska 10,000 years ago. of Communication Psychology 509-335-7333 Queer Studies • Sociology professor Julie Kmec investigates the effects of human resource policies Social Sciences on workplace discrimination charges, Sociology College of Liberal Arts and how those charges can affect Speech and Hearing Sciences workplace diversity. Anthropology Women’s Studies 509-335-3441 Benefit from established resources on campus Comparative Ethnic Studies • The Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public 509-335-2605 Policy and Public Service offers legislative WSU Honors College internships and scholarships and brings Criminal Justice Do you have an outstanding academic nationally prominent speakers to campus. 509-335-2544 record and a desire expand your • Departmental and University-wide research horizons? Regardless of your major, symposia provide opportunities for General Studies the Honors College can open doors to students and faculty to share 509-335-8731 advanced career opportunities, as well their innovative and collaborative as prestigious graduate programs. research findings. Political Science You’ll enjoy small, dynamic classes led 509-335-2544 • Community outreach activities organized by outstanding faculty, access to unique by the WSU Center for Civic Engagement study abroad programs, and top-notch add real-world experience to your social Psychology research opportunities. 509-335-2631 science studies. Learn more at Sociology 509-335-4595 Women’s Studies Admission to Washington State University is granted without 1/10 128386 509-335-1794 regard to race/ethnicity, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran status, disability, or use of a service animal. Visit Learn what programs in social sciences can offer you.