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Yearlong Exploration in the Social Sciences Program
400 E. University Way
Science II, 111E
Ellensburg, WA 98926


The Yearlong Exploration of Social Sciences Program (YESS) is for any student interested in majoring in Anthropology, Geography, Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Law & Justice, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology at Central Washington University. 

YESS provides academic support, social support, and financial benefits designed to improve students success in social science disciplines:

  •  Academic support and mentoring
  • Special courses with hands-on activities
  • YESS-specially-designed social science courses YESS 101, 102 and 103
  • Social science -faculty-mentored research and teaching experiences

YESS-Participating Departments at CWU include:

  • Anthropology
  • Geography
  • Interdisciplinary Social Sciences
  • Law and Justice
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

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