The VCSU Social Science Department develops in young adults the skills to understand and effect change in a complex, challenging and dynamic world. Social Science department graduates advance to rewarding careers in secondary education, psychology, helping professions such as human services, public history, and are well-prepared to move into graduate school.

Students pursuing VCSU Social Science majors can expect to

  • receive one-on-one guidance from professors with experience in their fields
  • engage in compelling scholarship into meaningful issues that shape our world
  • benefit from small upper-level class sizes taught by skilled faculty

Bachelors’ Degrees you can pursue in Social Science:
  • History and History Education
  • Psychology
  • Human Services
    • Criminal Justice concentration
    • Gerontology Concentration
    • General Human Services Concentration
  • Social Science and Social Science Education

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Department Information

Department Chair:
Dr. Anthony Dutton
McFarland 323A
Phone: 701-845-7107

Department Assistant:
LaDonna Anderson
McFarland 315
Phone: 701-845-7310