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General Social Sciences Program

Want to enroll in GSS? Click here. Interested in careers with a Bachelor’s degree majoring in General Social Sciences? Click here.

General Social Sciences (GSS) is a new program that provides students the flexibility to design a major that combines courses from several departments across campus. The program offers students a variety of options depending on their interests. For the career minded student, GSS provides career training combined with the analytical skills of a liberal arts education.  For the intellectually curious student, GSS offers the study of particular themes across several social science disciplines. And, for the student who just has trouble choosing a major from the vast number offered here at the UofO, GSS offers a curriculum across several departments.

Click here to see Frequently Asked Questions.

Want to enroll in the major or need more information? Click here for GSS adviser office hours.


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Latinx Vote 2016

The GSS department is proudly sponsoring the Latinx Vote 2016, Hosted by: GLAD Grupo Latino de Accion Directa.

Come and get to know the different political parties in Lane County and their efforts to serve the Latinx community.

Vengan a conocer a los diferentes partidos politicos en el Condado de Lane y sus esfuerzos para servir al pueblo Latinx.

Please Join us Thursday October 13th, 2016 from 6:30-8:30pm in Straub Hall Room 145

July 10, 2016 - JENNA PRANDINI, left, and DEAJAH STEVENS, right, pose for photos after the 200m finals at the U.S. Track & Field Olympic Trials at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon on July 10, 2016. Photo by David Blair (Cal Sport Media via AP Images)

Three current and former GSS Majors compete in Rio Olympics

July 10, 2016 – JENNA PRANDINI, left, and DEAJAH STEVENS, right, pose for photos after the 200m finals at the U.S. Track & Field Olympic Trials at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon on July 10, 2016. Photo by David Blair (Cal Sport Media via AP Images)

 

Twenty current and former University of Oregon student-athletes competed at the 2016 Olympics Games in Rio—12 from the United States, three from Canada, one from Australia, one from Belgium, one from Greece, one from Guatemala, and one from Nigeria. That’s more Ducks than in 2012, 2008, and 2004 combined. Read more here.

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Upcoming Pre-Law Opportunities

Considering Law School? There are a number of events and opportunities coming up soon!

Law School Fair, 11/7/16 –Monday, Nov 7, 10 am – 2 pm in  EMU BallroomOver 60 law schools from across the country will be in attendance. Connect with law school representatives to understand what law schools seek in their applicants and how to create a competitive application. Law school admissions panel starts at 10 am. (More info)

·      Law school info sessions  – for students considering law school or planning to apply, there are two upcoming info sessions:

o   Considering Law

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