Troy University’s social science major will prepare you to understand and contribute to society in a meaningful way by applying critical and creative thinking, technology and an interdisciplinary perspective to solving practical problems. As a student of social science, you will learn to analyze societal issues, identify improvements, and recommend solutions using statistics and data analysis. You’ll learn to communicate effectively and to evaluate individual and community needs. As you develop the ability to analyze complex social problems, you will become able to work toward realistic solutions using awareness, acceptance and appreciation of diversity, social factors and global multicultural perspectives.
Social science graduates can enter or advance their careers in law, economics, political science, geography or criminal justice agencies.
After two successful years of the horticulture and nutrition program at Julia Tutwiler Prison for Women, organizers broached the idea of offering art classes alongside the gardening program. Lead by art and design lecturer Dr. Kelly Berwager, the first painting class was held in the fall of 2021 and is the inspiration for the art exhibit.Read More