B.A. in Social Sciences

Marylhurst University bachelor's degree completion programs in Portland, Oregon

Complete your Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Social Sciences from Marylhurst

As a social sciences major pursuing your B.A. in Social Sciences, you will enjoy a multidisciplinary approach to analyzing what it means to be a human being. This subset of the human sciences offers courses in sociology, anthropology and gerontology. You also may take coursework in allied disciplines, such as political science and government, and in subjects such as philosophy, history, spiritual traditions or communications. Throughout your degree, you’ll receive a solid foundation in social sciences theories, methodologies and applications.

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Social and human sciences are the focus of the bachelor’s in Social Sciences degree program. The curriculum was designed to prepare you for a diverse range of career options through cross-disciplinary exposure to the history and philosophy of social sciences, research methods, government and social policy, anthropology and qualitative inquiry.

As a result of the multidisciplinary nature of the degree, graduates with a bachelor of art in social sciences will enjoy a diverse range of secondary education and career options available to them. You will graduate prepared to pursue post-baccalaureate and graduate level studies if that is a part of your professional goals.

Make an impact with the flexibility to apply your degree across industries.

  • Current undergraduate tuition is $463 per credit. Most courses are four credits.
  • Credit for Prior Learning: Earn credit for what you know from life or work experience
  • Transfer in credits earned elsewhere

Marylhurst has extensive financial aid management services and help, including scholarships. We are one of the leaders in higher education for transferring credit and converting life experience into college credit – all which help you manage the cost of earning your degree. Find out all the possible ways you can manage and fund your education.

Get further details about this program through our welcoming Office of Admissions.

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  • Regionally accredited (NWCCU accredited)
  • Small class sizes with renowned faculty who focus on you
  • Accessible campus just 10 minutes south of Portland (even has free parking)
  • Many courses are offered online, on the weekends or in the evenings


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