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    The General Social Sciences Office is located in McKenzie Hall 305

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.


Scholarship Opportunities for GSS Students

College of Arts and Sciences Scholarships and Fellowships for Continuing Students

We strongly encourage you to apply, even if you think you don’t qualify!

Application Deadline: February 26, 2018

The College of Arts and Sciences is currently accepting online applications for the following GSS scholarships: Hazel Leonard Buck Scholarship ($1,000) * Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors * Major in general social science * Academic merit

Clayton and Sheryl Steinke General Social Sciences Scholarship ($6,000) * Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors * Major in general social science * Academic merit

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Equipped for Success

GSS student, Austin Cruz, worked alongside student athletes, committing to long days and solidifying relationships, while attending UO. Check out Behind the Scenes with the Equipment Staff article in Emerald Media.

“When Justin Hollins’ shoulder was bothering him during last year’s game against Nebraska, there was one man on the sideline who knew just what to say to the linebacker. It wasn’t then-head coach Mark Helfrich or one of Hollins’ teammates; it was Oregon equipment manager Austin Cruz. “I just had to look at him and say, ‘Justin, you’re on national T.V. You’re ...

UO Teach Info Sessions

Are you interested in applying your degree toward becoming a teacher? UOTeach welcomes applicants with demonstrated academic distinction, a passion for working with youth, and commitment to supporting equitable educational learning communities.

 To learn more, attend one of our upcoming prospective student info sessions.

Days & Times: Wednesday’s 4:00-5:00pm
Upcoming 2018 Dates:  Dec 6 | Jan 3 & 10

Location: Lokey Education, room 119 (UO Campus Map / COE Room Map)

The 2018 application is open and will remain open until January 15, 2018. The system is user friendly

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