Social Science
Gillian Foster, '14, a National Merit finalist and standout athlete on the Women's Basketball team, graduated with a Social Science degree with a minor in Global Studies, and is pursuing a career in International Development.

Social Science

Emphases: Global Studies, History, Political Science, Psychology
"Man, the molecule of society, is the subject of social science."
  -Henry Charles Carey, American economist and advisor to President Lincoln (1793-1879)

The Social Science degree at Colorado Christian University is designed to develop your knowledge and skills in anthropology, global studies, history, psychology, and sociology. Upon finishing your degree as a Social Science major, you'll be prepared for law school, government service, graduate school, or teaching social studies in middle or secondary school.

Social Science in the Christian University

Do you want to better understand the foundation of American history? Are you interested in studying customs and practices of other cultures? As a Social Science major at CCU, you'll be challenged to not only be informed about what’s going on in the world, but to truly care about it be an active member in society. You'll be trained to think critically about cultural development. The different Social Science emphases allow you to tailor a program in your area of interest.
Course Catalog
Interesting Social Science classes you might take:
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • General Psychology
  • The Making of Modern America
What can you do with a degree in Social Science ?
  • Governmental Organizations (museums, historical sites, and libraries)
  • Human Services
  • Intelligence
  • Not for Profit Organizations
  • Political Advocacy



Dr. Stephen Shumaker

Professor of Political Science
School of Humanities and Sciences

God made us to enjoy learning, to explore the world intelligently, and to pass on our insights and beliefs to each other as an expression of our love and service to Him. Nothing is more practical on a grand scale than investing our time and energy with friends in the pursuit of God and His Truth.
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Contact Info

Undergraduate Admissions

Phone: 303-963-3200

or 800-44-FAITH

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