Why study social sciences at Illinois State University?

From organizing a company-wide social media strategy to getting the hours in to navigate difficult marital and family scenarios, Illinois State's social science programs take into account the experience you will need for your career, and build them into your study plan.

  • You can learn social media strategy at the School of Communication’s Social Media Analytics Command Center, only one of six centers of its kind in the world.
  • As an undergraduate student in the School of Social Work, you will receive 30% more hours in field practicum than what is typically required by standards and at other universities.
  • Learn the debating and diplomacy strategies needed to earn the nomination one day by participating in our Mock Trial team, the Model United Nations team and civic engagement Washington DC summer trip.

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