Today, more than ever, companies and organizations seek to employ well-rounded individuals who can think critically and creatively, lead others, solve problems, and bring a deeper understanding of the world and its complexities to all that they do. Completing your undergraduate studies by earning a BA in Social Sciences degree from New York University School of Professional Studies (SPS) can empower you to pursue professional opportunities and a meaningful career across various fields or equip you to pursue higher education.
Social science graduates use their critical thinking skills and in-depth understanding of human behavior, history, and psychology for rewarding careers. They serve their communities as social workers and educators. They are managers and human resource professionals. They work in the government as political scientists and international relations experts. They are economists and market analysts. They are lifelong learners, policy influencers, and changemakers.
NYU's BA in Social Sciences offers a comprehensive liberal arts education with a choice of 11 concentrations and multiple electives. Our core courses provide a broad knowledge of the social sciences, while our 11 concentrations and various elective courses help students create their educational journey to fit their goals and interests. Concentrations dive deep into research methods and social sciences-related disciplines like anthropology, politics, psychology, history, and sociology.
The NYU social science degree you earn will add tremendous value to your resume, providing the knowledge, skills, and intellectual curiosity to launch or advance your career and enrich your life.