Social Science Department

Our department provides introductory, advanced, and specialized courses in anthropology, economics, geography, history, political science, sociology, and social work.
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The Social Science Department has a long history at UW-Stout of providing introductory, advanced, and specialized courses in anthropology, economics, geography, history, political science, sociology, and social work. These courses contribute to a wide range of programs, as well as in the General Education in Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences of all our students. 

The Social Science Department provides you with a variety of academic minors, combined with your major in Applied Social Science.

Our Programs

B.S. Applied Social Science

Combine your interests in history, economics and sociology to gain critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills.
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International Studies Specialization

Combine your coursework at UW-Stout and abroad with practical experience living, studying or working with people of another country or culture.
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CACHSS

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Reading Across Campus features discussions of Du Bois classic book

Even though W.E.B. Du Bois wrote “The Souls of Black Folk: Essays and Sketches” in 1903, the book is still relevant today.

Alumna has moment to remember with artwork appearing at Oscars

In 20 years as a professional artist, Erin Goedtel has had many special moments and achievements.

Research-based marijuana posters ask students to think before using

Abbi Schlueter was surprised when she saw the statistic: UW-Stout students think that 88% of their peers are using marijuana, but the real number is far lower.
I found a home in the Applied Social Science program. The faculty truly care for their students.
Elle Alvarez B.S. Applied Social Science
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