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Social Sciences

What can I do with this major?

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History & Political Science
  • Project Specialist
  • Program Assistant
  • Event Planner
  • Resource Specialist
  • Legislative Analyst
  • Community Relations
  • Training Specialist
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Community Liaison
  • Research Assistant
  • Field Organizer
  • Activist
  • Archivist
  • Client Liaison
  • Legal Advocate


Sociology & Psychology
  • Community Outreach Coordinator
  • Program Evaluator
  • Advocacy Specialist
  • Student Recruiter
  • Community Supervision Officer
  • Activities Coordinator
  • Human Services Technician
  • Health Educator
  • Protective Services Specialist
  • Administrative Specialist
  • Volunteer Services Manager
  • Animal Cruelty Officer


What is a Social Sciences degree?

The Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in Social Sciences are interdisciplinary degrees that prepare the undergraduate with a general foundation across the social sciences, and the experience of deeper inquiry in at least two emphasis areas of study within the social sciences.
Emphasis Areas:

  • History
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology


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Professional Organizations

Affiliate yourself with groups to network and learn about the field:

  • Sociology Club (UHD)
  • Pre-Law Association (UHD)
  • Webb Historical Society (UHD)
  • Pi Gamma Mu -- International Social Sciences Honor Society
  • Psychology Club (UHD)
  • National Social Science Association

Graduate School Considerations *Programs not offered at UHD

  • Masters in Non-profit Management
  • Master of Education in Counseling
  • Master of Public Policy*
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Juris Doctorate (Law School)*
  • Master of Social Work*
  • Masters of Art in Political Science*

Community Partnerships

Research local organizations offering internships/field experiences to students pursuing a Social Sciences degree.

  • ACLU of Texas
  • Bering Omega
  • Allied-THA
  • HAWC
  • DePelchin Children’s Center
  • Neighborhood Centers
  • The Dēmos Center for the Public Sector
  • St. Luke’s Episcopal Health System
  • The Council on Recovery
  • Catholic Charities
  • Mercer Society
  • Univision Radio
  • Houston Press
  • VITAS
  • Houston Food Bank
  • Planned Parenthood

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • M.D. Anderson
  • NAMI
  • TRIAD
  • KPRC TV2
  • Covenant House
  • Project C.U.R.E.
  • The Point Group
  • ESPN 97.5
  • CHOSEN Clinic
  • JMG Magazine
  • Interfaith Ministries
  • The City of Houston
  • Boys & Girls Club
  • Houston Public Library
  • Houston Public Media

Last updated 3/24/2022 9:38 AM