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Program at a Glance

Online Bachelor's
College of Sciences
Credit Hours
Tied for #1 Online Bachelor Psychology Program in the nation by U.S. News & World Report

Delve into the fascinating world of human societies and relationships.

Our world is made up of a complex web of human interactions. The interdisciplinary field of social sciences will prepare you to understand and apply its practices within any number of professional and academic settings.

At UCF Online, we offer a flexible degree program that you may tailor to your specific interests. You’ll gain a foundational understanding of statistics and research methods while also honing your critical thinking and analytical skills. In addition, you’ll be able to select a minor in anthropology, communication, political science, psychology, sociology or women’s and gender studies. This will allow you to enter a number of fields with confidence.

Your social science degree will prepare you to enter a broad array of fields with a deeper understanding of human behavior. Career opportunities available to you include politics, social work, human resources, journalism and more. Begin your journey today.

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Undergraduate Application Deadlines

May 1
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November 1
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Course Overview

Scope and Methods of Political Science

The scope and methodology of political analysis. Extensive examination of the discipline, research design and methodology.

An overview to Geographic Information Systems (GlS) methods from an anthropological perspective.

Research methods used in communication. Understanding and interpretation of original research emphasized.

Skills You'll Learn

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of various social phenomena, such as human behavior, cultural practices, economic systems, political processes, and societal structures.
  • Explore complex social issues from different angles, fostering a holistic understanding of human society.
  • Develop skills in critical thinking, problem-solving, and data interpretation that are valuable in many professional contexts.

Career Projections


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Job Growth
2019 - 2029

Source: Lightcast™ . 2023

Career Opportunities

  • administrator
  • research and data analyst
  • research assistant
  • researcher
  • social science research manager
  • social services coordinator