College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Social Sciences : Overview

Broad based programsA socially interacting classroom
Alfred University's programs in the Social Sciences are distinguished by their emphasis on providing

  • In-depth theoretical background
  • Strong research skills
  • Opportunities for hands-on learning through internships and research projects

The Division of Social Sciences offers students the intellectual framework and the analytical skills to better understand themselves, other people, and the social environments that provide the context for human interaction. We prepare them for careers, graduate school, and leadership in the community, the nation, and the world.

Majors and minors available

Minors available

Faculty from the Division of Social Sciences also make major contributions to the Global Studies major and to minors in Health Studies and Women's Studies.

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Contact Us

Division Chairperson:
Dr. Karen Porter
Ph: 607.871.2215

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