The Department of Social Sciences & Philosophy
The Social Sciences are a field of study found in higher education, which examine human behavior in its varied social expressions: culture; society; personal interactions; learning; political and economic activity; in present day and in history.
At Onondaga, the Social Sciences & Philosophy Department includes the following disciplines:
Onondaga students cannot major in any one of the disciplines listed above. Most students interested in these fields however, would choose the Humanities + Social Sciences A.A degree for their major. The Humanities & Social Sciences degree is a solid transfer degree in the Liberal Arts. If you are unsure of what you ‘d like to major in, this degree offers a good, general survey of courses across many disciplines and it will help you focus on your future preferred field.
The faculty in the Social Sciences & Philosophy Department also hosts several minors, which usually entail 12-13 credit hours in an area of focused interest. These minors can fit within the degree requirements of most Onondaga programs of study.
Faculty in the Social Sciences & Philosophy Department at Onondaga are advisors for a few student clubs, and involved in several committees on campus which occasionally sponsor events.