Marylhurst’s Social & Cultural Studies program prepares B.A. in Liberal Studies students with a theoretical and applied understanding of society, culture, social justice, and related change. Learn to recognize the interrelations of race, ethnicity, class, age and gender as you begin to interpret social and cultural phenomena within global, historical, socio-cultural and political-economic contexts.
Interactive classroom environments encourage students to ask questions as they pursue, the study of sociology, cultural anthropology, globalization and political economy, gender and power, the politics of race, social movements and social policy. . Examine the ethical issues and traditions that affect society, including topics of human rights, inequality, and justice, while you seek to understand the historical contexts and current social drivers of racism, sexism, ableism, heterosexism, classism and ageism.
Students may develop work experience by applying learned theories through internship opportunities.