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School of Social Sciences Dean - Joe WertThe School of Social Sciences includes those fields of study dealing with scientific explanations of human interaction. We offer seven exciting fields of study:

  • Criminology and Criminal Justice (B.S.): the study of crime and the criminal justice system.
  • History (B.A.): the study of change and continuity in human societies over time.
  • International Studies (B.A.): an interdisciplinary major equipping students to live and work in a globalized world.
  • Journalism (B.A.): the study of the social, political, psychological, historical and economic impact of the mass media.
  • Political Science (B.A.): the study of governments and how they function.
  • Psychology (B.A. and B.S.): the scientific study of behavior processes.
  • Sociology (B.A.): the scientific study of human society and social behavior.

Faculty of the School of Social Sciences are dedicated to providing our students with the educational tools that will enable them to become the leaders of tomorrow. Each program provides students with a challenging curriculum where students learn the skills that today's employers demand, such as written and oral communication, critical thinking, and teamwork. Our graduates are employed at all levels of government, at non-profit agencies, and at businesses of all kinds.

Please feel free to stop in at Crestview Hall and see us!

Sincerely,

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Joe Wert
Dean, School of Social Sciences

Campus News

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IU Southeast students take home majority of collegiate awards at local Society of Professional Journalists banquet

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IU Southeast advisor receives award from NACADA

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IU Southeast journalism students receive awards at ICPA convention

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IU Southeast professor receives John W. Ryan Award

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APICS vice president of strategy to speak at IU Southeast

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Chancellor’s Medallion Dinner raises record-breaking funds for student scholarships

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“New Albany: City by the River” screening to occur April 16

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IU voices concerns over state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, reaffirms commitment to equality

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IU Southeast Activities Building to Close Temporarily for Construction

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German Club Meeting

July 9th, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Financial Literacy Speaker: Ja'Net Adams

July 10th, 2015

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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Career Speaker: Tom Krieglstein

July 13th, 2015

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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Employer Excursion: Computer Science

July 16th, 2015

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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Career Speaker: Paul Gordon Brown

July 31st, 2015

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Writing Intensive Boot Camp

August 3rd, 2015
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Employer Excursion: Horseshoe Casino and Hotel

August 5th, 2015

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

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Employer Excursion: Horseshoe Casino and Hotel

August 5th, 2015

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