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Social science help us understand how we relate to others in an increasingly diverse, polarized, and multicultural society. A bachelor's degree in social science from Portland State challenges you to be informed about what's going on in the world, to think about how it could be better, and the role you play.

As a social science major, you'll develop a broad knowledge-base about the world around you and gain valuable skills that will equip you to make an impact in a wide range of careers, including writing and presentation and public speaking skills, critical reasoning, social and environmental consciousness, research and analysis, and creative problem-solving.


Our flexible but structured program allows you to tailor your major to best fit your interests and professional goals.

The courses provide you with a broad understanding and appreciation of the perspectives on contemporary social issues offered by multiple disciplines, including anthropology, black studies, Chicano/Latino studies, child and family studies, history, international studies, Judaic studies, indigenous nations studies, political science, psychology, sociology, systems science, urban studies and planning, and women, gender and sexuality studies.

Our faculty and advisors will ensure you have the support you need to succeed.


With a bachelor's degree in social science from PSU, you'll cultivate a broad base of skills that have nearly universal values and prepare you for a variety of careers, from business and government to health services, law enforcement, and community service.

Many of our students continue on to the Graduate Teacher Education Program (GTEP) to become an elementary teacher or a high school social studies teacher. Others have paired it with their majors in psychology and sociology as preparation for graduate studies in social work, counseling, and related fields.


Earn a social science degree online and build skills you can use your whole life in any career. Designed for students who have completed the first two years of a bachelor's degree, our online program offers a flexible academic structure that you can modify to fit your own interests, schedule, and goals. You will:

  • Work closely with outstanding faculty. You'll take your online courses from the same instructors who teach on our campus.
  • Connect with other students. PSU's easy-to-use online course platform encourages direct interaction among classmates.
  • Take award-winning courses. Our online bachelor’s degree includes core coursework in PSU’s nationally recognized University Studies program.
  • Plug into Portland. No matter where you live, our online programs let you in on Portland's energetic and innovative spirit.

Finish your degree online and develop adaptable skills that employers value in every field. The social science program offers particularly good preparation for careers (and graduate school) in teaching, social work, and counseling.

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College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Pilihan kuliah

Purna Waktu (4 tahun)

Biaya kuliah
US$29.837,00 (Rp 426.242.857) per tahun

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Tanggal mulai

3 Januari 2022, 28 Maret 2022


Portland State University

1825 SW Broadway,



97201, United States

Online/Jarak jauh (4 tahun)

Biaya kuliah
US$29.837,00 (Rp 426.242.857) per tahun

* Biaya yang tercantum di halaman ini untuk tujuan indikatif, silahkan baca informasi resmi dari universitas bersangkutan

Tanggal mulai

3 Januari 2022, 28 Maret 2022

Persyaratan masuk

Untuk mahasiswa dari Amerika Serikat

To apply as a freshman (first-year student), you must have completed secondary/high school (university preparatory), equivalent to U.S. secondary/high school, with a cumulative (overall) grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 when converted to the United States 4.0 grading scale.

Untuk mahasiswa internasional

In addition to meeting all of the non-major and general education baccalaureate degree requirements, a Science major must complete 52 credits in arts and letters or science or social science. A minimum of 32 of the 52 credits must be upper-division with at least 8 upper-division credits in each of two departments. In addition to 52 credits, all students must take WR 323 or a Writing Intensive course for a total of 56 credits.

To enroll as a freshman (first year), you must have completed secondary school or high school. Your education must be equivalent to United States secondary school or high school education. You must have a cumulative (overall) grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 when converted to the U.S. 4.0 grading scales.

English Language Requirements

IELTS: 6.0 overall (minimum 6.0 in reading and writing)

TOEFL IBT: minimum overall score of 71; minimum subscore of 15 in reading and writing

PTE: 53 overall

SAT: 560 or above in the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing section

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Info tentang Portland State University

PSU telah memberdayakan mahasiswa selama 75 tahun, dan dikenal akan keberlanjutan dan komitmennya terhadap keadilan sosial.

  • Berlokasi di pusat Portland, Oregon
  • Salah satu universitas paling inovatif di Inggris
  • Menawarkan lebih dari 200 program gelar dan sertifikat
  • Rasio mahasiswa per dosen 20:1

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