Academic Programs Catalog

College of Social Science

Undergraduate Programs


The College of Social Science requires each student to complete an interdisciplinary minor.  Minors approved to meet this requirement include:  African Studies; Asian Studies; Environment and Health; Human Behavior and Social Services; International Development; Law, Justice and Public Policy; Leadership of Organizations; The City: Environment, Design, and Society; and Youth and Society.

The college also offers a number of other minors, which may be combined with the requirements of a student’s degree program if desired.  These include:  Anthropology; Asian Pacific American Studies; Chicano/Latino Studies; Defense Studies and Leadership; Economics; Geographic Information Science; Geography; Global Studies in Social Science; Latin American and Caribbean Studies; Peace and Justice Studies; Security Management; and Sociology.

Students in Social Science may also complete a Minor in Bioethics (see the Lyman Briggs College section of this catalog).

Students who are enrolled in bachelor's degree programs in the college may elect the Minor in Environmental and Sustainability Studies. For additional information, refer to the statement on Minor in Environmental and Sustainability Studies in the College of Natural Science section of this catalog.