Program Description

As a student in Mayville State University's Social Science programs, you'll be preparing yourself for a bright future. Mayville State's social science students receive an extensive background in history, political science, economics, geography and sociology. This base of knowledge helps to prepare you to understand today's rapidly changing society.

Student's Quote

"If you are looking for a university with a great Social Science department, then Mayville State is the place for you. Mayville State has exceptionally professors who are knowledgeable in their areas of expertise, and they deliver their materials in a manner that is easy to understand. I am certain that if you attend Mayville State to study Social Science, you will receive the knowledge you need to make you successful in your future occupation."     -Micah


Preparation for graduate school and numerous career opportunities is easily completed here at MSU. There are six background areas that you may learn about throughout your time in the classroom.

Cooperative teaching and internships are learning experiences that are available to you. Such opportunities may be offered in area schools, and internships may occur in a number of different settings.

Education students meet state requirements in six teaching areas in the social sciences by completing 6 additional semester hours in the areas of sociology and psychology, above and beyond the core requirements for the Social Science Composite for teaching major.

Career Opportunities

  • Social Work
  • Counseling
  • Teaching

Social Science Majors

Social Science Minors