Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies—Social Sciences

About the Interdisciplinary Studies—Social Sciences, BS

We're here to support your future, and earning an interdisciplinary degree in the social sciences is a pathway to just that. Our program empowers you to build upon your strengths and explore knowledge areas that are directly relevant to your future professions. With this degree, you have the unique opportunity to blend majors and choose minors that align with your educational goals. Imagine taking courses in psychology, law, political science, and history to create a major that truly supports your ambitions. The possibilities are vast.

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Why Study the Social Sciences at CWU?

The Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences is both online and in the classroom.

Because this program is interdisciplinary, you choose from a range of academic fields. You can also transfer up to 105 credits for prior learning, accelerating your online degree completion and saving time and money.

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How much does this program cost?

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Degree Explanation

Please visit the CWU Academic Catalog for current information about admission requirements, course descriptions, learner outcomes, and credit information.

Careers & Opportunities

What can you do with an interdisciplinary studies degree? Our graduates have pursued diverse career fields such as social work, law, therapy, environmental policy, public health, and many more.

  • Social Work: Consider a career in social work, making a direct impact on individuals and communities by providing support, counseling, and advocacy services.
  • Law and Legal Services: With the right specialization, the knowledge gained from studying social sciences can be valuable for a career in law. You can work as a paralegal, legal assistant, or go on to law school to become a lawyer.
  • Public Policy and Government: The interdisciplinary nature of our degree equips you with the analytical and critical thinking skills necessary for roles in public policy and government agencies.
  • Nonprofit Organizations: Find a fulfilling career in nonprofit organizations, working in areas such as community development, social justice, advocacy, and humanitarian efforts.
  • Human Resources and Organizational Development: The understanding of human behavior and organizational dynamics acquired through the interdisciplinary social sciences degree can be beneficial for a career in human resources, training, and organizational development.


Our online and/or in-the-classroom interdisciplinary studies let you choose from a range of academic fields with an option for a specialized focus.

You can transfer up to 105 credits for prior learning, accelerating your online degree completion and saving time and money.

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