Division of Social Sciences
Sociology, Psychology, & Political Science
The Division of Social Sciences at Shaw University provides students
with a strong liberal arts education that enables success in many fields.
Students in the department will obtain fundamental knowledge of the basic
concepts, principles, theories, research methods, and skills required for
critical thinking and problem solving. Students will also develop awareness
about the value of life and commitment to human principles.
- Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
- Bachelor of Arts in Sociology (Concentration: Criminal Justice)
- Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
- Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
What Students Can Expect
Students in the division graduate with a firm understanding
of political institutions, human development and societal issues and are
prepared to enter graduate school or pursue careers in politics, law
enforcement and human services. Many Social Sciences students gain internships
and employment with local, state and federal government agencies, politicians
and non-profit organizations.
For a complete list of academic courses, feel free to
contact the Division of Social Science at (919) 719-8883.