What Can You Do With a Social Science Degree?

The social sciences bachelor’s program at TROY provides training in leadership, research methods, writing and problem-solving.

The social sciences bachelor’s program at TROY provides training in leadership, research methods, writing and problem-solving.

The social sciences are essential to understanding and evolving our society. Whether studying our origins or analyzing trends in human behavior, social scientists provide critical insights into our world and lives. 

Under the umbrella of social sciences is a broad spectrum of disciplines, including anthropology, criminology, history, geography, political science, psychology and sociology. With such…

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What Are The Social Sciences?

With TROY’s master’s degree in social sciences, you’ll develop advanced research and communication skills and a deep understanding of your discipline.

With TROY’s master’s degree in social sciences, you’ll develop advanced research and communication skills and a deep understanding of your discipline.

Whether it’s social unrest, a crucial policy decision or a global pandemic, social scientists are the ones who help us navigate — and learn from — these events. The social sciences are fundamental to understanding human behavior, historical events and, ultimately, ourselves. 

Dr. Stephen Carmody, Chair of the Department of Anthropology, Sociology and Criminology at Troy…

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Barbara Jeffrey wins Vergil Parks McKinley Award

Chancellor Jack Hawkins, Jr. presents Barbara Jeffrey, secretary for the Department of Social Sciences, the Vergil Parks McKinley Award on Dec. 16.

Chancellor Jack Hawkins, Jr. presents Barbara Jeffrey, secretary for the Department of Social Sciences, the Vergil Parks McKinley Award on Dec. 16.

Barbara Jeffrey, secretary for the Department of Social Sciences, has won Troy University’s Vergil Parks McKinley Award.

Jeffrey, who has been a member of the TROY staff since 2008, received the award from Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, on Dec. 16 during the University’s annual Faculty/Staff Christmas luncheon. She was nominated by Dr. Sharon Everhardt,…

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