Students choosing to major in the Social Sciences Division at Pitt-Johnstown develop a well-rounded understanding of both current and historical issues in our society through a combination of classroom instruction and out-of-class, real-world experiences.
All degree programs in the social sciences require completion of a core of introductory courses across all fields, many of which offer international and applied perspectives.
All students are encouraged to consider appropriate internship and study abroad opportunities.
The division’s alumni enjoy successful careers in a variety of fields, including government, law and law enforcement, human services, forestry and conservation, behavioral health and healthcare, and research. In addition to holding high-level positions in Fortune 500 companies, division graduates have also gone on to become successful entrepreneurs.