To declare a major, students must meet with the Program Head to discuss their plan of study. Students who major in Social Research and Public Policy must complete 14 courses.
|4 courses required in Foundations of Social Science||Statistics for Social and Behavioral Sciences; Introduction to the Study of Society; Global Economic, Political and Social Development since 1500; 1 course on Social, Political, and Economic Thought in Historical Perspective (currently SOCSC-UH 1310 or SOCSC-UH 1311)
|2 major elective courses||Research Methods|
|2 major elective courses||Social Structure and Global Processes|
|2 major elective courses||Public Policy and Institutions|
|2 major elective courses||Society and Culture|
|2 Capstone||Seminar and Project|
The following is an example of a typical course schedule for Social Research and Public Policy major during four years of study.