Interesting people, places and events are everywhere. If you’re fascinated with it all, and you’re torn in choosing a college major, consider UND’s degree in social science. As a collaboration between each of the social sciences, you can achieve moderate concentration in one, and complementary work in all the others. Pursue your passions by studying social science at UND!
Work with an academic advisor to develop a plan of study to achieve your educational goals. By combining different areas of study, you can create your own curriculum and study what you love. Choose classes from:
- Political Science
Travel abroad, conduct research or join a mock trial team. Getting involved at UND is part of the college experience. Use your experiences to deeper understand your course material or just have fun. Internships provide experiences both on and off-campus to gain valuable professional experience in your field before leaving college.
By earning a degree in social science, you’ll be able to choose a career path you love. You'll develop many skills employers value in employees, including oral and written communication, interpersonal, teamwork, technical, analytical, critical thinking, organizational, and problem solving skills.
It's up to you to determine which career is right for you, but you don't have to do it alone. Your academic advisor can help you with the process of identifying your preferred skills, interests and values, and identifying potential careers to explore. We can also help you think about how your coursework relates to the world of work and how to effectively describe your educational background to employers.
Some career options with a social science degree include:
- Academic advisor
- Account coordinator/manager
- Case/family services manager
- Claims adjuster
- Commercial underwriter
- Correctional worker
- Customer advocate
- Disabilities determination specialist
- Office specialist
- Program manager
- Restaurant manager
- Sales/marketing representative
- Service manager
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