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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 ...

Practical Advice for LSAT Prep

Interested in taking the LSAT, but not sure where to start? Attend the LSAT Done Right event to learn more!

Wednesday, March 7 at 6:00 pm – Lillis 112

What type of LSAT prep works best for you? Should you pay for an LSAT prep course? Join LSAT coach Jesse Small from LSAT (done) RIGHT for an info session where he provides practical advice on how to prepare for the LSAT.

Rather than provide training for specific LSAT questions, this session aims to ensure preparing for the LSAT isn’t any more difficult or costly than it needs to be.

Join us for this info session where you can hear


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