The Department of Social Sciences at DSU helps you develop your skills and understanding so that you can contribute to the global community. As a student, you will not only learn about the structure of social and political discourse and the heritage of other civilizations, you will develop your analytical and critical thinking skills, which will prepare you for a successful career in education, government, or the private sector.
Society is always changing, and there are limitless opportunities for you to enter a profession that helps improve the quality of life.
Job prospects for social science graduates are excellent. Teaching at the elementary or secondary level is the goal of those who attain a Bachelor of Science degree in education, and this degree can be used as a steppingstone to university level teaching if you pursue an advanced degree.
Historians also are actively recruited by publishing firms, historic societies, research organizations, and libraries.
The Science and Humanities Festival at DSU involves a collaborative group of scholars, teachers, researchers, and people excited about examining the intersections between diverse topics. The richest academic ideas emerge from an interdisciplinary approach.
By drawing on the talent and resources of educators from across the state, the Science and Humanities Festival creates a space for history and science to be celebrated in a way that is appealing to an academic and general audience. The atmosphere of the festival invites dialogue between scholars and the public. All presentations include time to respond to questions and create connections with the audience.
Exploring different disciplines enables attendees to examine subjects from a wider perspective than ever before.