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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Professor creates crash course in alternative learning teaching

When University of Wisconsin-Stout Associate Professor Kevin W. Tharp learned all classes would be going to alternative learning methods because of the COVID-19

Founder of fab lab Moscow to speak March 4 on material reuse

Single-use plastic bottles can gain new life as plastics material used in artistic designs through fab labs.

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.
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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