Kean’s Department of Political, Social and Cultural Sciences examines the breadth and complexity of modern life, promoting a rich and nuanced understanding of the world and contributing to growth and innovation.
The social, political and cultural sciences are interrelated disciplines tied to society, individuals and relationships. Using quantitative and qualitative data, the social sciences help students to investigate contemporary challenges and develop potential solutions. Social scientists move communities forward by probing tough questions and championing innovation. They are uniquely poised to tackle systemic problems and advance society.
In Kean’s Department of Political, Social and Cultural Sciences, you learn to think critically and creatively. Hone your written and oral communication skills. Enhance your deductive reasoning and knowledge of the world.
The department is a vibrant community of dedicated scholars, students and researchers. Conduct original research and present your findings at Research Days, Kean’s annual celebration of student and faculty work.
A knowledge of the social sciences is applicable to a wide range of careers. Sociologists, economists and political scientists are in demand in the boardroom, classroom and beyond.
Undergraduate degrees in the Department of Political, Social and Cultural Sciences include:
Undergraduate minors in the Department of Political, Social and Cultural Sciences include: