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Jul 17 2014

Medical Students Transition from Classroom to Clinic

Jul 15 2014

NYIT Awards Research Grants

Jul 15 2014

NYIT’s M.S. in Instructional Technology Approved in Abu Dhabi

Jul 10 2014

NYIT Names Executive Director for Abu Dhabi Campus

Jul 10 2014

NYIT Researcher Continues Discoveries of Links Between Thyroid Hormones and Heart Health

Jul 23 2014

NYIT New Student Orientation Day 2!

Jul 25 2014

NYITCOM Campus Tour

Jul 25 2014

Émigré Physicians Program (EPP) Application Day

Jul 27 2014

Abu Dhabi Campus to Close for Eid Al Fitr

Jul 29 2014

Graduate Tuesdays

Social Sciences

The Department of Social Sciences is an integral part of NYIT's core curriculum. Students learn the way government works, read the great philosophers from the Greeks to the present day, and study the historical framework for today's world. The department offers two degree options:

Social Science Education

The social science department collaborates with the School of Education to offer rigorous content study for students preparing to be teachers of Social Studies in grades seven to 12. The sequence of courses in social sciences provides students with the solid knowledge base in U.S. and world history, government and politics and philosophy they will need to teach in secondary schools.

Political Science

Government is an ongoing institution that will always require specialists to work within its agencies, as well as to teach and report its functions. Political science specialists often work in various positions -- elected and appointed -- in federal, state, and local government. They also choose careers as law enforcement specialists, foreign service officers, journalists and teachers. Political science provides an ideal educational background for law school.

Your NYIT degree will prepare you to work in government agencies and private business. Because so many areas of political science require advanced education, you'll also be prepared for graduate study in a variety of disciplines in the social sciences.

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