Social Science (B.A.)
Study what you love, create your own curriculum and build the skills you need to thrive in any career.
From anthropology and geography to sociology and economics, the social sciences offer a world of fascinating topics. With a B.A. in Social Science from UND, you can combine your fields of interest and create your own unique program of study that will enable you to examine any issue from multiple diverse perspectives.
- Program type:
- On-campus or online
- Est. time to complete:
- 4 years
- Credit hours:
Why Earn a Degree in Social Science at UND?
To succeed in today's competitive job market, you need outstanding skills in communication, problem solving, teamwork and critical thinking. The B.A. in Social Science at UND will build your skills in those areas while you explore how our complex human world works. This versatile bachelor's degree offers many career choices and opens the doors to a variety of employment options.
The online flexibility of the social science degree makes it a popular choice for transfer students looking to earn a bachelor's degree. The B.A. in Social Science can be completed through UND's online enroll anytime courses.
Build Your Own Bachelor's Degree
In collaboration with your academic advisor, you'll create your own interdisciplinary curriculum and pursue your interests. Choose classes from:
- Political Science
You can also focus on a particular theme through directed study in:
- Health and Human Services
- Economic and Political Science Studies
UND College of Arts & Sciences
Study abroad in Brazil, Belize, China, Chile, Spain, Ireland or Mexico.
Collaborate with faculty members on research and present your results.
Join the University's Mock Trial Team and argue cases in front of a panel of experts.
Gain real-world experience by taking on an internship.
Most Flexible College Degree
A degree in social science will take you anywhere you want to go, because you'll have the communication and problem-solving skills that employers prize. Your academic advisor will help you identify your skills and interests and determine the best career path for you.
Career options for social science majors include:
- Academic advisor
- Account manager
- Case manager
- Claims adjuster
- Commercial underwriter
- Customer advocate
- Disabilities determination specialist
- Program manager
- Service manager
- Mental health technician
When You Major in Social Science
A Social Science degree gives you the strategic skills you need, including:
- Strategic Planning
- Event Planning
- Project Management
UND Social Science Major Alumni
Social Science alumni have gone on to a variety of successful careers with:
- Unitedhealth Group, Inc.
- Unitarian Univeresalist Society of Iowa City
- Wells Fargo & Company
- A&H Cartage, Inc.
- AFLAC, Inc.
- Anchor Plastics, Inc.