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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CAHS

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Four UW-Stout students awarded national Print and Graphics scholarships

Four UW-Stout students are among 162 nationwide who have received renewable scholarships from the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation.

Nine faculty, instructional staff honored with teaching awards

Nine members of UW-Stout’s faculty and instructional staff have been honored for their work and efforts during the 2021-22 academic year.

Faculty members continue lifelong learning through sabbaticals, professorships

Seven professors earn awards for research, to improve teaching expertise through professional development
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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