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Social Sciences

From the interworking of the human brain to the study of ancient civilizations

The Social Sciences programs help you develop a broad understanding of human behavior and events, perspective which can be used to develop new ideas and approaches to nearly every aspect of society.

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Interdisciplinary Study

A major in Social Sciences can be applied to many professions, including careers in government, law, administration, education, and social work.

Be Prepared

Social Sciences studies emphasize critical skills in reading, writing, researching, and problem solving skills expected for postgraduate education pursuits.

Excellent Second Major

The flexibility and compact size of the Social Sciences program makes it an excellent second major for students already majoring in another field.

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Study Humanity's Impact on the World

In POS 3323 International Organizations, you’ll address the role of international organization in global politics, examine the history, functioning, and roles of major government organizations, and be a part of in-class United Nations and European Union simulations during which you’ll research and represent the position of a member country.

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Secondary Education Certification

Combined with courses in education, the Social Science major is an excellent foundation for students planning careers as educators at the secondary level.

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Program Details

Available in: 

  • BA
  • BS


All freshman applicants to Florida Southern Colleges full-time degree programs must submit the following information:


Applying to Florida Southern as a transfer student is easy.

If transferring less than 24 credits, we also need your:

  • Official high school transcript
  • SAT and/or ACT scores

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Admissions Counselors

Dr. James M. Denham

Professor of History

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