Social and Behavioral Sciences is one of four Intellectual Exploration (IE) areas of study that also includes Fine Arts, Humanities, and Physical and Life Sciences. They represent traditional areas of university inquiry. Please see an advisor to learn more.
Mission Statement: Courses in the social and behavioral sciences introduce students to institutions, cultures, and behaviors by focusing on big questions, both contemporary and enduring. Such courses acquaint students with fundamental concepts, theories, and methods of analysis used in the social and behavioral sciences. They enable students to think critically about the diversity of human behavior and society and demonstrate their knowledge through the application of skills and responsibilities to new settings and complex problems.