SOCIAL SCIENCE

60 credit hours


WHY STUDY SOCIAL SCIENCE AT TIU?

The diversified expertise you will gain as a Social Science major will give you a leg up in any field you are looking to enter after you graduate. Whether your interests lie in politics, law, philosophy, or even business, Trinity will prepare you to succeed.

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE ME TO EARN MY DEGREE?

Social Science majors usually finish their degree program in 3-4 years. Requirements total 60 hours. Up to 15 hours required in the major may be used to meet general education requirements.

DID YOU KNOW?

TIU invites many notable authors, pastors, and ministry leaders to campus. Speakers in the past have included John Piper, Jill Briscoe, Os Guinness, Ravi Zacharias, and others!

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

The Social Science major is designed to provide you with a broad foundation in the areas of business, communication, criminal justice, history, political science, psychology, and sociology, while helping you to develop a Christian worldview. It also functions as a stepping-stone to graduate programs in the social sciences.

COURSEWORK:

Requirements total 60 hours. Up to 15 hours required in the major may be used to meet general education requirements. You’ll take interesting courses like:

  • Interpersonal Skills Training
  • Writing for the Media
  • Seminar in Management Ethics

Social Science Courses

 DISCIPLINES 
Category Disciplines Credits
First Discipline Business, Communication, Education, History, Human Performance and Wellness (excluding HPW 180 and activities courses), Psychology, Political Science, or Sociology (9 hours at 300 level or above) 21 hours
Second Discipline Second choice of any of the above departments or areas of study (6 hours at 300 level or above) 15 hours
Third Discipline Third choice of any of the above departments or areas of study (3 hours at 300 level or above) 12 hours
Fourth Discipline Any of the remaining five departments or areas of study listed above (3 hours at 300 level or above) 12 hours

CAREER OUTCOMES:

Lawyer Editor
International Relations Specialist Historian
Media Critic Lobbyist
Anthropologist Journalist
Diplomat Politician

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