Explore the broad expanse of majors and minors offered through the College of Behavioral & Social Sciences.

You may also learn more about Lander’s programs of study and course offerings in the Academic Catalog.

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B.S.
Undergraduate

This program provides an in-depth look at the structure and operations of the American criminal justice system through classes on policing and community relations, delinquency and deviance, and applying criminology theories.

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M.S.
Graduate

The online master's degree in emergency management examines the many potential threats our nation faces, helping students recognize and analyze the issues associated with those risks.

B.A. | B.S.
Undergraduate

The history curriculum provides opportunities to study a great variety of chronological epochs and world cultures. You'll be able to choose courses focusing on United States, European, Latin American, African and Asian history, as well as specialized classes. As a Bachelor of Arts degree seeker, you'll supplement your studies with foreign language; as a Bachelor of Science student, you'll add statistics and computer science to your course work.

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B.S.
Undergraduate | Certificate

This degree track blends the history curriculum with courses offered by Lander's College of Education. Students who complete the teacher certification program meet the social studies education standards of both the College of Education and the National Council for Social Studies.

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B.S.
Undergraduate

The political science curriculum is designed to prepare students for careers in government agencies at the local, state, and national level; politics, analysis, and campaigning; law or law enforcement; public administration; or other professions where political science skills are necessary.

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B.S.
Undergraduate

The Emphasis in Public Administration allows students to prepare for work in government service or the non-profit sector, and is a springboard for a Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) degree.

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B.S.
Undergraduate

Based on standards set by the American Psychological Association, our curriculum is designed to give you a solid and complete view of the science of psychology, including its history, methods and research techniques. Working closely with your academic adviser, you'll plan a course of study that also includes a healthy core of liberal arts classes that closely match your specific career goals.

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B.S.
Undergraduate

A sociology degree broadens your understanding of the complexity of human behavior and social groups.

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Certificate

The objective of this program is to provide students an opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge of both the history and current state of global warfare and diplomacy.

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Minor
Undergraduate
  • African-American Studies
  • Criminal Justice
  • Homeland Security
  • Human Services
  • International Studies
  • Military Science & Leadership
  • Non-profit Management 
  • Political Science
  • Pre-law
  • Public Administration
  • Sociology

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