BA Degrees in Social Sciences

Compare 328 Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Social Sciences

Social Sciences

Earning a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree is an academic achievement upon completing a series of courses over the course of three or four years. The subjects that are studied in order to earn this degree vary widely under the disciplines of the liberal arts and sciences.

Social sciences help students to better understand the interactions and systems within human society. Topics covered may include how communities and populations form governments, make laws, develop economic systems, or how individuals make decisions.

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B.A. in Psychology - LIU Brooklyn

Long Island University
Campus September 2019 USA New York

The B.A. in Psychology provides students with a broad understanding of the principles that explain human behavior and interaction. In addition to learning the latest science and theory regarding human and nonhuman animal behavior, students in the program gain the vital skills and experience employers seek. These skills include research and writing skills, problem-solving skills, and, well-developed, higher-level thinking ability as evidenced in analyzing, synthesizing and evaluating information. [+]

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Many of today’s most pressing social problems relate directly to problems in behavior. Violence (at home or on the street), drug addiction and poor interpersonal relationships are just some examples of the types of issues explored in the field of psychology. Psychologists strive first to describe, understand and explain behavioral problems and also to contribute solutions to such problems, through careful collection of data, analysis of data, and development of intervention strategies.

The B.A. in Psychology provides students with a broad understanding of the principles that explain human behavior and interaction. In addition to learning the latest science and theory regarding human and nonhuman animal behavior, students in the program gain the vital skills and experience employers seek. These skills include research and writing skills, problem-solving skills, and, well-developed, higher-level thinking ability as evidenced in analyzing, synthesizing and evaluating information.... [-]


BACHELOR OF ARTS IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (BA-IR)

The International University in Geneva
Campus Full time 3 years January 2019 Switzerland Geneva

Prepare yourself for a truly global education at "the most international of Switzerland's university level institutions" (International Herald Tribune) with BRITISH and AMERICAN ACCREDITATION. Become a specialist in international relations and pursue a decision making career in international organizations, diplomatic services, corporate business and non-profit organizations. [+]

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (BA-IR)

Prepare yourself for a truly global education at "the most international of Switzerland's university-level institutions" (International Herald Tribune)with BRITISH and AMERICAN ACCREDITATION. Become a specialist in international relations and pursue a decision-making career in international organizations, diplomatic services, corporate business and non-profit organizations.

KEY BENEFITS OF THE BACHELOR OF ARTS IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Learning in a dynamic environment in Switzerland with a multicultural student body and faculty from academia and international institutions, diplomatic services and field missions; Providing knowledge and skills to evaluate international political issues today; Exploring state’s foreign policy and regional cooperation, assessing current and identifying future political issues and trends; Gaining insight into United Nations system while attending international conferences and meetings in Geneva. ... [-]

B.A. in Liberal Arts

Doshisha University, The Institute for the Liberal Arts
Campus Full time 4 years April 2019 Japan Kyoto

The B.A. in Liberal Arts Program at the I.L.A. represents a culmination of world−class approaches to university liberal arts education. The Institute combines a private North American liberal arts college atmosphere and educational approach with an emphasis on building partnerships between students and professors in small, interactive classes of instruction in English. Students are challenged to take responsibility for their own learning, developing a critical literacy through intensive reading, reflection, writing, and discussion. The Institute faculty members challenge students to not only find interesting answers, but to formulate and ask intriguing questions. [+]

B.A. in Liberal Arts

The B.A. in Liberal Arts Program at the I.L.A. represents a culmination of world−class approaches to university liberal arts education. The Institute combines a private North American liberal arts college atmosphere and educational approach with an emphasis on building partnerships between students and professors in small, interactive classes of instruction in English. Students are challenged to take responsibility for their own learning, developing a critical literacy through intensive reading, reflection, writing, and discussion. The Institute faculty members challenge students to not only find interesting answers, but to formulate and ask intriguing questions.

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BA in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Cottey College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Nevada

What does it mean to be a woman today? What did it mean in the past? What is feminism? How does culture-popular culture and high culture-reflect and shape our experiences as women? What impact do women have on the world? How can we improve the situation of women in the United States and throughout the world? [+]

Program Description

What does it mean to be a woman today?What did it mean in the past? What is feminism?How does culture-popular culture and high culture-reflect and shape our experiences as women?What impact do women have on the world?How can we improve the situation of women in the United States and throughout the world?

These are just some of the questions we ask in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, a highly interdisciplinary field of study that impacts everything we do at Cottey College.Because Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies’ reach is so broad, it provides a strong complement to any major you choose.

One of the most unique features of Cottey’s Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program is that it resides in a women’s college.From Virginia Alice Cottey’s desire to educate women to be “knowledgeable, thinking, mature adults” to the college’s current mission to “educate…women to be contributing members of a global society through a challenging curriculum and a dynamic campus experience,” Cottey’s primary concern is women.This commitment to women’s education is at the heart of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.... [-]


BA Business Administration | Organisational Psychology

Berlin International - University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 Germany Berlin

The program Business Administration | Organizational Psychology focuses on the main aspects of business administration with the added focus on organizational and business psychology. This will equip you with a solid foundation in the main business administration branches, e.g. management and marketing, as well as a detailed understanding of how people and groups behave at work, what motivates them, and the best recruitment and selection practices. You will also learn how to design effective employee training schemes and develop motivation practices that enable organizations to retain top employees and thus prosper. [+]

The program Business Administration | Organizational Psychology focuses on the main aspects of business administration with the added focus on organizational and business psychology. This will equip you with a solid foundation in the main business administration branches, e.g. management and marketing, as well as a detailed understanding of how people and groups behave at work, what motivates them, and the best recruitment and selection practices. You will also learn how to design effective employee training schemes and develop motivation practices that enable organizations to retain top employees and thus prosper.

Program facts Duration: 3 years / 6 semesters Points: 180 ECTS Language: English Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Location: Berlin-Mitte Start: October Fee: 600€ monthly ... [-]

B.A. in International Relations

Anglo-American University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 Czech Republic Prague

This Bachelor of Arts program enables students to fully experience the cultural dynamism of Central Europe. Students can expect to gain a solid background in international relations and political theory, history, philosophy, nationalism or security. [+]

B.A. in International Relations

This Bachelor of Arts program enables students to fully experience the cultural dynamism of Central Europe. Students can expect to gain a solid background in international relations and political theory, history, philosophy, nationalism or security.

The Bachelor of Arts in International Relations is a three-year undergraduate program offering a modern and interdisciplinary education in international relations. The program builds on knowledge of theoretical and philosophical concepts across historical contexts helping students better understand politics internationally as well as domestically. The curriculum offers a balanced mix of courses on political and international relations theory, economy, philosophy and history which provide students with a solid knowledge base for their further specialization in required and elective courses dedicated to international security, foreign policy or European integration. The curriculum is complemented by a range of skills-oriented courses on writing, research or classes increasing student’s proficiency in languages other than English.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

Keiser University Latin American Campus
Campus Full time February 2019 Nicaragua San Marcos

The Political Science Major explores government policies, processes, political theory, and international relations. This is an extensive program that will introduce students to the general study of the field of political science, and is suited for students who desire to examine the topics of public policy, foreign affairs, law, government, and the campaign processes. [+]

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

The Political Science Major explores government policies, processes, political theory, and international relations. This is an extensive program that will introduce students to the general study of the field of political science, and is suited for students who desire to examine the topics of public policy, foreign affairs, law, government, and the campaign processes.

Program Objectives Develop an understanding of the differences between various government and economic systems. Develop an understanding of the framework necessary to apply political, economic, social, historical, legal and philosophical foundations to the study of political science. Acquire an understanding of the stressors that population, natural resources, and environmental issues have on political frameworks. Acquire an understanding of the political theories needed to analyze policy and political actions. Develop skills in writing, research, and analysis. Skills you will develop Analysis and understanding of the various aspects of government, international relations, law, history, and politics. Exemplary critical thinking skills. Outstanding writing and verbal communication skills. Ability to work well in groups and appreciate various points of view. Ability to adapt to various cultures and environments. Capacity to solve problems. Working well under pressure. ... [-]

B.A. in International Affairs

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Bradford

The International Affairs major program integrates a strong foundation in political science and economics with interdisciplinary electives and foreign language study. [+]

The International Affairs major program integrates a strong foundation in political science and economics with interdisciplinary electives and foreign language study.

Students are required to gain intercultural competency via an approved study abroad program or international field experience. International Affairs majors are encouraged to participate in applied service-learning, internship, and research experiences that are multicultural or international in scope. Students pursuing the International Affairs major may be interested in careers and graduate study in fields such as international affairs, international relations, comparative politics, public policy, diplomacy, global environmental policy, human rights, international law and organization, international business, international political economy, international development, peace and conflict resolution, international service, and international humanitarian relief.... [-]


BA (Hons) Sociology

Nottingham Trent University School of Social Sciences - Undergraduate
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Nottingham

This exciting degree examines specialist areas of contemporary Sociology and allows you to explore society, culture and everyday lived experiences. [+]

BA (Hons) Sociology

Our students would recommend us! In the latest National Student Survey, 97% of our recent BA (Hons) Sociology students would recommend studying at NTU. (National Student Survey 2017).

This exciting Sociology degree examines specialist areas of contemporary sociology and allows you to explore society, culture and everyday lived experiences. Throughout the course, you'll hear from external speakers and may have the opportunity to study abroad and undertake a self-directed work placement.

If you have a keen interest in society, culture and making sense of the social world in which we live, then our Sociology course is ideal for you.

Why choose this course? From your first year, this course will help you to develop skills for employability. You'll get the chance to complete project work for a local, national or international organization and gain valuable experience by undertaking a work placement. You'll benefit from the skills and expertise of our academic staff who use their leading research on identities, social inclusion, and cultural diversity to inform their teaching. Our Sociology graduates get jobs – 88% of our BA (Hons) Sociology graduates are employed or engaged in further study six months after leaving NTU. (DLHE 2015/16 Full-time and Sandwich, UK, First degree, undergraduate) What you'll study ... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Political Sciences

University of Milan - Department of Social and Political Sciences
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 Italy Milan

Political science (SPO) in English is thought both for International students and for Italian ones that want to take a challenging and innovative path for earning their BA degree. It combines a multidisciplinary character with a specific focus on the complex intertwining between Politics and Economics. [+]

Political science (SPO) in English is thought both for International students and for Italian ones that want to take a challenging and innovative path for earning their BA degree. It combines a multidisciplinary character with a specific focus on the complex intertwining between Politics and Economics.

The first two years include modules in contemporary history, economics, law, political science, and sociology. At the beginning of the last term of the second year, students move from generalist courses to a track that includes methodological courses such as Philosophy of Science and Polimetrics, classes in the field of Political science and Economics, plus Labs and elective courses.... [-]


BA Specialization in Pedagogy: Transcultural Communication

University of Hradec Králové, Faculty of Education
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 Czech Republic Hradec Kralove

Transcultural Communication is a bachelor degree study field in the frame of study programme Humanities, organized in the full-time form of study. [+]

Transcultural Communication is a bachelor degree study field in the frame of study programme Humanities, organized in the full-time form of study.

Profile of graduates and their prospective employment:

The obtained competences:

the ability to analyze various cultural phenomena, to understand them in a broader historical and social context understanding of culture; understanding of a man and consciousness of common human reciprocity

Employment of graduates:

public institutions–state and local authorities non-profit and charitable organizations media and mass media cultural facilities educational facilities Duration: 3 years (= 6 semesters/terms) Language: English Price per semester: 1800 EUR ... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

Mansfield University
Campus Full time 4 years January 2019 USA Mansfield

The Political Science program emphasizes the development of a key set of skills that will enhance a graduate’s long-term career prospects. Specifically, our courses highlight the importance of reading comprehension, critical and analytical thinking, and written and oral communication skills. For students that choose advanced educational opportunities after graduation, such as law school or graduate school, these skills serve as an essential foundation for future academic success. Other students prefer to directly enter the workforce and these same skills are widely applicable in politics, business, journalism, public administration, criminal justice, communications, marketing, and research. Put simply, the emphasis on skills is designed to allow our graduates to excel in almost any career path. Indeed, our recent graduates have selected careers related to politics, government, business, education, law, and criminal justice. [+]

Political Science is a broad social science discipline devoted to the study of government and politics of the US, other countries, and the international system. Our central goal is to produce students with a well-rounded knowledge of the discipline and a set of skills that serve as a basis for careers in any number of fields after graduation.

The study of political science provides an excellent basis to learn new skills and knowledge that can be applied in nearly any field. As a discipline, the focus of study is on the political process and institutions of various political systems, including the United States. However, the analysis of politics and government often involves other disciplines, such as history, economics, philosophy, sociology, anthropology, psychology, business, criminal justice, etc. This explicitly multi-disciplinary approach contributes to well-rounded graduates, which naturally leads them into a wide variety of careers. Moreover, the major emphasizes examining problems from multiple perspectives, attention to factual details, and the need to continually develop and revise broader theoretical ideas. This academic experience is later utilized by graduates in whatever careers they choose to pursue.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies

Franklin University Switzerland
Campus Full time 4 years August 2019 Switzerland Sorengo Lugano + 1 more

The Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies (C.L.C.S.) major at Franklin focuses on cultural phenomena and processes as they unfold under the pressure of historical, social and economic forces. Inherent in our approach is an understanding of culture as an ever-evolving entity that demands continuous acts of interpretation, negotiation, and creativity. [+]

Get an interdisciplinary look at culture in multiple contexts

“Pull a thread here and you’ll find it’s attached to the rest of the world.” Nadeem Aslam, The Wasted Vigil

The Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies (C.L.C.S.) major at Franklin focuses on cultural phenomena and processes as they unfold under the pressure of historical, social and economic forces. Inherent in our approach is an understanding of culture as an ever-evolving entity that demands continuous acts of interpretation, negotiation, and creativity. Our teaching is both theoretical and topic-based: for instance, we explore how collective memory is shaped in the wake of slavery or apartheid; we seek to understand the consequences of forced or voluntary mobility; we examine the cultural significance of cuisine; we investigate the multiple ways in which law shapes cultural processes; we explore the nexus of culture and nature; and we study forms of popular music as an expression of culture. The comparative work we do explores each topic from a number of disciplinary angles and situates it in its historical context. In this context we ask how the topic is reflected in, and influenced by, literary texts, film, and visual culture; we investigate how new media contribute to our understanding of cultural processes and trace how broader systems of knowledge and power, such as law or policy, come to bear on them. In comparing these various modes of knowledge production, we use theory to help us appreciate cultural nuances and to understand the multiple challenges that confront us in... [-]


International Relations (BA)

Webster University Thailand Campus
Campus Full time 4 years January 2019 Thailand Bangkok Cha-am + 1 more

The study of international relations confronts the fundamental aspects of the human condition in all its manifest urgency. From the ‘high politics’ of a G8 summit to the implementation of an irrigation scheme in a developing economy, politics, power, and conflict demand our serious attention. [+]

The study of IR confronts the fundamental aspects of the human condition in all its manifest urgency. From the ‘high politics’ of a G8 summit to the implementation of an irrigation scheme in a developing economy, politics, power, and conflict demand our serious attention.

At Webster Thailand, the primary objective of the IR program is to equip students interested in the vital field of International Relations and world politics with vital skills, which are transferable beyond the learning environment provided by the university.

Professional Opportunities

A degree in International Relations gives the student an edge in a world labor market that demands flexibility, adaptability, and critical thinking skills. Webster’s International Relations program offers a diverse curriculum that combines tradition and innovation. The department is loyal to the concept of a traditional liberal arts education, and at the same time believes that a student’s academic program should be a preparation for a productive professional career. A degree in international relations is ideal for careers in commerce, journalism, business, education, public affairs, diplomacy, or law school and other graduate studies.... [-]


Bachelor in International Relations and Area Studies

Faculty of International and Political Studies at Jagiellonian University
Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 Poland Kraków

The Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Area Studies (I.R.A.S.) is an undergraduate interdisciplinary programme that offers a rigorous international and comparative perspective on the contemporary global system and different regions of the world. [+]

The Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Area Studies (I.R.A.S.) is an undergraduate interdisciplinary programme that offers a rigorous international and comparative perspective on the contemporary global system and different regions of the world. Its aim is to foster creative thinking about complex global problems and to equip students with the analytical tools, language expertise, and cross-cultural understanding to guide them in that process. Our degree provides a solid grounding in international issues together with an opportunity to specialise in a particular region or specific subject. You will learn how the international system has evolved, and engage with scholars in debates about dilemmas dominating contemporary international politics. Our research and teaching span the full spectrum of topics in International Relations and Area Studies, including international politics and economics, development, global governance, ethics of international affairs, conflict resolution and peacebuilding, regional integration, cultural diversity and intercultural dialogue. Additionally, the programme offers an in-depth analysis of politics, economics, security, cultures, and societies in various regions of the world. The second and third years of the programme allow you to focus on one of two specializations: International Security or Area Studies. Choosing a specialization will give you a concentrated and in-depth study of the areas that interest you most.... [-]