I want to teach Social Studies in high school. Will this degree allow me to do this? True: A Social Sciences degree will prepare you for the subject matter but you will need to receive certifications through the State of Florida to teach in Florida schools. you with much of the course content you […]
If I major in Social Sciences, I won’t have the opportunities for things like doing research or Honors in the Major. False… Our majors enjoy all the opportunities afforded other majors including undergraduate research with faculty, honors in the major and internships.
Social Sciences students need to be self-directed. True… Ours is an interdisciplinary degree so naturally no one path fits all. Students must choose 3 different minors. But self-directed doesn’t mean direction-less! Our advisors are always ready to help.
Social Sciences majors are just those who can’t make up their minds. False… Our students simply realize that multiple perspectives can shed better light on a wide range of issues than just one. Consider Emily, for example, a Social Sciences major who plans to work for the United Nations or a non-government organization that […]
The Social Sciences degree provides more flexibility than most majors. True… Our students shape, to a large degree, their own degree program. They get to choose from a wide variety of disciplines and minors in order to satisfy the requirements. No other minor would afford students the opportunity to study how North American Indians’ family […]
My career options are limited if I don’t major in one discipline. False… Employers want individuals who can work with others, problem-solve and see multiple solutions to problems. That’s exactly what the Social Sciences degree teaches students. Our students learn how to think outside the box, understand diverse groups and look at things in […]