Students visit the USS Alabama during a History trip with Dr. Brian Miller Steven Bellavia receives 2013 Colonial Dames scholarship Emporia State volunteers with children, Service Learning trip to Kenya Dr. Ellen Hansen holding a child at the Happy Life Children's Home in Nairobi, Kenya

Welcome to the Department of Social Sciences.

Our department houses the disciplines of geography, history, philosophy, and political science, and the Social Sciences Secondary Education Program. Undergraduate students can pursue a variety of degrees or minors; we also offer two graduate degrees.


Watch us in action:

Life in the American West: a hands-on lesson by Joyce Thierer


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