We equip our students with the tools needed to exercise political and social responsibility
at the local, state, national, and international levels. Our programs prepare undergraduates
for advanced study in graduate and professional school in various fields and careers
in all levels of government, public administration, international relations, human
services, and the private sector.
By joining our department, students can fuel their passions, participate in high-impact
learning experiences such as internships and study abroad, and plan a route to earn
both a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree within five years. If you are passionate
about solving social problems, contributing to your communities, and participate in
political and civic life, then our department is the one for you. Please contact us
to talk about how the Social Sciences can help you advance your community and career.
Social Sciences News
Since being hired as a planner by Cobb County in August 2021, Augusta University alumnus LeDarius Scott has already been promoted, received a significant pay increase and passed the certification exam for the American Institute of Certified Planners.
Augusta University’s Bachelor of Social Work program recently learned it will be reaccredited by the Council on Social Work Education for the next eight years.
Garrett Green, EdD, chief diversity officer at Augusta University, and AU alumnus David Bash, CEO of Get Up Productions, were selected for the Top 10 in 10 Young Professionals to Watch list.
With the opportunity to earn college credits while still in high school, local students can save time and money and also gain a head start on their future careers under this new dual enrollment agreement between Augusta University and the Columbia County School District.
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