General Social Sciences (GSS) is a 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 UO, GSS offers a curriculum across several departments.
Academic Plans for GSS Concentrations
GSS Concentration Sheet Check Off List
Applied Economics, Business, and Society Major Requirements
Crime, Law, and Society Requirements
Crime, Law, and Society Recommendations
Globalization, Environment, and Policy Requirements
Social Studies Teaching Requirements
1-Year Academic Plan Sheet
This form allows the student to input term-by-term courses, number of credits, courses towards major or elective credits, and more. This sheet is used as a guide to assist with identifying the student’s expected graduation date.
4-Year Academic Plan Sheet by Concentration and Degree Type
These forms were designed to provide guidance toward a 4-year graduation plan based on the concentration and degree type. These sheets are used merely as a guide to assist with identifying the student’s expected graduation date and are modifiable based on student need and external factors.
GSS is a multi-disciplinary program that offers four distinct career concentrations and provides tools and/or skills for a variety of career paths. Learn more about the concentrations.
What can you do with a bachelor’s degree in General Social Sciences? Check out some GSS alum careers.