Why study social sciences at Oregon State University?

When you study a social sciences program at OSU, you gain an in-depth understanding of culture and how our society interacts and reacts to changes in our value systems, government structure and environment. Leading with social justice can open up directions for careers in sustainability, urban planning and politics.

  • Political science, environmental sciences, sociology and psychology are all areas you can pursue as a student at Oregon State University. Here, you are encouraged to integrate your knowledge with our local and global network.
  • With a strong background in climate change research, OSU’s environmental sciences and sustainability programs make it an exciting and impactful route to take. As one of two universities with the Land, Sea, Space and Sun Grant, your learning will benefit from a close link to research that extends to the wider community. "

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