The humanities, interdisciplinary social sciences and interdisciplinary liberal studies undergraduate bachelor's degree programs challenge you to think critically and incisively about ideas, people, society and the human condition.

You'll learn about, think about and come to understand the issues and problems facing the modern world and worlds past.

As a student in the Interdisciplinary Social Sciences major, you'll learn about the diversity and the complexity of social life and how the human condition and experience has been captured in literature and art. You explore the different ways people use ideas and issues to form social constructs.

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The Interdisciplinary Social Sciences/Humanities/Liberal Studies majors have a total of 28 out of the 120 credit hours devoted to program-specific classes. This leaves flexibility for you to narrow your area of interest with minors, concentrations or double majors. There is also a capstone course (HSS 480) which is a major research seminar in your chosen area of study. Take courses such as :

  • Introduction to Gender
  • Introduction to Sexuality
  • Social and Political Issues in the Adirondacks
  • Introducing Liberal Arts
  • Introduction to Human Geography
  • Advanced Topics

Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Major Curriculum


Looking to take your education a step further? Check out our list of minors to complement your interdisciplinary social sciences degree.

Clarkson Minors

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