Social Science at Providence College

Why Study Social Science at Providence College?
The social science major at Providence College offers a highly interdisciplinary curriculum coupled with an incredible amount of flexibility — providing the opportunity to customize a course of study to best fit students’ interests and serve their professional goals. The program is built on a solid foundation of social theory, research methods, and critical thinking skills. Students then build upon this common foundation by choosing courses from any three of seven social science disciplines.

This combination of distinct — yet complementary disciplines — delivers great breadth and depth of knowledge. Our curriculum provides graduates with a distinct competitive edge in pursuing a wide variety of careers across every sector, from government and non-profit organizations to business, education, and more.