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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Students to compete in Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament

Justin Bryant, who graduated from University of Wisconsin-Stout May 9 with a degree in computer science, is looking forward to the Steam release Friday, June 5,

Entrepreneur students share innovative ideas as part of Research Day

A new type of trailer hitch, electronic tags to make sure food is eaten while it is still fresh and a virtual reality workout bicycle were some of the student r

Best of 2019-20: Students, groups earn leadership, Wood, co-op, Global Ambassadors awards

More than 100 students and student groups were recognized at University of Wisconsin-Stout’s annual Leadership Awards programs released virtually May 6.
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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