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The purpose of the Social Science Major is educate students in the various areas of the discipline by giving them access to the broad vistas encompassed by the required course through the various offerings required for the major. We will seek to further the ideas of citizenship, multicultural understanding, and global perspectives in our student to help prepare them for the global society of the future.

Social Science at STAC
We will strive to develop and expand in our students the ability to critically analyze material and to synthesize it into a broad interdisciplinary world view.

Through the courses required for the Social Science Major, the Social Sciences Division will strive to attain its ultimate goal of producing well educated, critically thinking, and multicultural aware students. The Social Science Major will produce such individuals.

The Faculty in the Social Sciences desires to reflect a synthesis of tradition and progress, continuity and change, to meet the problems and issues of the contemporary society. A major objective of the curriculum is the attainment of a world view perspective by full realization of steadily enlarging concepts and interdependence of people and nations, their cultural heritage past and present, their societal relations in America and the world.

Students can also receive teacher certification for grades 7-12 in our Adolescence Education program. For more information on degree requirements, visit the School of Education page

Social science majors can find careers in the following areas: Anthropology, Sociology Environmental Planning, Geography, History, Political Science and Public Management. For more information about what you can do with this major, visit our Career Services website

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Social Science 7-12 Certification




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