Social Studies Major

Leave your mark on society after you earn your bachelor's degree in Social Studies from Youngstown State.

What You'll Study

The skills you'll gain from your courses in a variety of disciplines—economics, geography, history, political science, sociology, anthropology, gerontology—will let you apply your studies to several career opportunities after you graduate. The Social Studies major is great start if your career aspirations include law school, graduate work or entry-level civil service positions. The major also also partially fulfills requirements for teacher licensure in the social sciences.