Social Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences

School of Languages, Cultures, and Race

With this uniquely customizable degree, you’ll create a program of study that incorporates your values, experience, academic interests, and career goals across disciplines such as psychology, sociology,  and political science. 


  • Global Campus (Online)
  • Pullman
  • Tri-Cities
  • Vancouver

Degree Types:

  • Bachelor's


  • Craft your own curriculum from a variety of disciplines  
  • Participate in undergraduate research guided by renowned faculty 
  • Internship and study abroad opportunities  



With a Social Sciences degree, you can work in:  

  • Social work and counseling 
  • Teaching 
  • Community development 
  • Nonprofits and government agencies 
  • Human resources 
  • Local, state, or federal government   
  • Journalism and activism 
  • Marketing and communications

Transfer Students

WSU accepts credit from Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, and CLEP exams, associate degrees, Running Start and more.  

You’re considered a transfer student at WSU if you’ve received college credit post-high school.  

Use our Transfer Course Search Tool to determine what courses you need to take at your current institution to transition to WSU smoothly. 

Admission to WSU and admission to your desired major are two separate processes. Contact your academic department for specific requirements and prerequisites unique to your major.   


Complete the General Scholarship Application to be eligible for 700+ WSU scholarship programs, including ones specifically for a major you’re interested in. Use our search tool to find more scholarships outside WSU.  

Fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or WASFA (Washington Application for State Financial Aid) to be considered for scholarships, grants, loans, and other forms of aid. 

Internships, Jobs, and Work-study

Find hundreds of student-friendly jobs, internships, and work-study opportunities with our WSU student job board, Handshake. You can also check with departments for internships specific to a major. 

Get advice and learn more at the Academic Success and Career Center. 

Dig Deeper
Find out more about a degree in Social Sciences

Let’s Go

Degree Options

Social Sciences

  • Pullman
  • Global Campus (Online)
  • Vancouver
  • Tri-Cities


Contact your personal admission counselor

Still undecided?
Not sure what to study?

Explore Your Options

Request Information

* Required field