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
Main Campus

The emphasis provides majors with knowledge and training related to the field of Public History.  Courses focus on skills related to managing museums, curating exhibits, historical preservation, digital and oral history, and archival research.

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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 Human Services program blends applied Psychology and Sociology courses. Students are exposed to key areas for knowledge about abuse and counseling while understanding different populations to enable options for a successful career.

B.A.
Undergraduate
Main Campus

The curriculum provides a strong foundation in world history and political science with coursework in areas related to language, culture, and religion; policy and practice; and conflict and cooperation. This program will prepare professionals for successful careers in business, education, government, the diplomatic corps, military service, or in positions within community affairs.

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B.S.
Undergraduate

This program aims to provide a breadth of coverage for students to succeed as paralegals within any environment and allow for continued learning in workplace settings.  Lander’s curriculum will also prepare a student for graduate education — including, but not limited to, law school.

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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