Social Sciences

Social science is a branch of learning that examines society’s institutions—their structures, theoretical foundations, evolution, and interrelationships—and how they affect and are affected by human behavior. The social science disciplines include anthropology, economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, sociology, American ethnic studies, women’s studies, and some areas of mass communications. Social science graduates have a variety of career options.

Related career titles

Archaeologist
Archivist
Biographer
Campaign staffer
Cartographer
City manager
Demographer
Diplomat
Economic developer
Fundraiser
Genealogist
Geographer
Historian
Job analyst
Journalist
Lobbyist
Lecturer
Legislator
Policy analyst
Politician
Public relations specialist
Social worker
Sociologist
Surveyor
Writer

Resources available in ACIC*

Career Opportunities in Politics, Government, and Activism
Careers for History Buffs and Others Who Learn From the Past
Great Jobs for History Majors
Great Jobs for Political Science Majors
Liberal Arts Jobs
Opportunities in Social Science Careers

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Related social sciences links

K-State Interdisciplinary Majors Study Guide
http://www.k-state.edu/admissions/guides/InterdisciplinaryMajors.pdf

Organization of American Historians
http://www.oah.org/

American Historical Association
http://www.historians.org/

American Political Science Association
http://www.apsanet.org

American Association of Political Consultants
http://www.theaapc.org

American Sociological Association
http://www.asanet.org

Social Science Research Council
http://www.ssrc.org

Society for Applied Sociology
http://www.appliedsoc.org