General Social Sciences Program
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.
You are invited to attend the General Social Sciences commencement ceremony.* It will be held on MONDAY, June 19, 2017, at 4:00 pm on the EMU Green (East Lawn). Your family and friends are invited. Light food and refreshments will be served following the ceremony at the EMU. For additional information leading up to the ceremony or for the day of the event, see the FAQ page or the Student Instructions sheet located on the GSS Commencement page.
*If you are 16 credits or less away from completing your degree after spring term, you are eligible to walk in the GSS Spring commencement.
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