Our Programs

The Department of Humanities & Social Sciences offers a variety of majors and minors for a wide range of students. Our programs are purposefully built to spark thought, discussion and solutions to the problems you want to solve.

97% Class of 2020 Total Undergraduate Placement
75% Employed
17% Continuing Ed
5% Alternative
Top Employers

Global Foundries • LC Drives • Kiewit • Lockheed Martin • National Grid • General Dynamics Mission Systems • L3Harris Technologies • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. • SRC, Inc. • BAE Systems, Inc. • Northrop Grumman • Portsmouth Naval Shipyard • Saint-Gobain Abrasives - US & Canada • Atlantic Testing Laboratories • Amazon • Corning Incorporated • Kitware • Exelon Corporation • Flatiron Construction Corp. • GE • Whiting-Turner Contracting Company • Epic

$64,384 Starting Salary

For the Class of 2020

Top Grad Schools

Cornell University • Duke University • MIT • Purdue University • Clarkson University • New York University • Michigan State University • Northeastern University • Rochester Institute of Technology • Pratt Institute • Lehigh University • Syracuse University • Temple University • SUNY Upstate Medical University

Department Spotlight

Stem for all

Laura Ettinger, Associate Professor of History at Clarkson University, and Clarkson’s Noyce Scholarship Program, or STEM Up NY, will be featured in the 2022 STEM for All Video Showcase funded by the National Science Foundation. Read more.

Alexander Cohen

Alexander Cohen has been promoted from Assistant Professor to Associate Professor of Political Science on the Teaching Track in the School of Arts & Sciences. Read more.