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Be prepared to engage the world.

Understanding those around us is fundamental to any career. As a Social Science major, you will learn about societal structures, study human behavior, and develop critical thinking skills that will help you excel in a variety of fields. Whether you choose to pursue politics, communication, or social work, you will leave Trinity prepared to use your diversified skill set to make a difference in the world.

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COURSEWORK

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Requirements total 60 hours. Up to 15 hours required in the major may be used to meet general education requirements. You’ll take interesting courses like:

  • Interpersonal Skills Training
  • Writing for the Media
  • Seminar in Management Ethics

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CAREERS & INTERNSHIPS

The diversified expertise you will gain as a Social Science major will give you a leg up in any field you are looking to enter after you graduate. Whether your interests lie in politics, law, philosophy, or even business, Trinity will prepare you to succeed.

Career Objectives Include:

 

Category Disciplines Credits
First Discipline Business, Communication, Education, History, Human Performance and Wellness (excluding HPW 180 and activities courses), Psychology, Political Science, or Sociology
(9 hours at 300 level or above)
21 hours
Second Discipline Second choice of any of the above
departments or areas of study
(6 hours at 300 level or above)
15 hours
Third Discipline Third choice of any of the above
departments or areas of study
(3 hours at 300 level or above)
12 hours
Fourth Discipline Any of the remaining five departments or
areas of study listed above
(3 hours at 300 level or above)
12 hours