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Sep 19 2014

Dynamic, Radical Solutions Needed: 2014 Cybersecurity Conference Highlights

Sep 19 2014

NYIT Engineering Professor Wins NIH Grant for Robotics Research

Sep 17 2014

NYIT Holds Convocation for Medical and Health Professions Students

Sep 11 2014

NYIT Medical Researcher Wins NIH Grant for Cardiac Studies

Sep 09 2014

NYIT Ranked in Top Tier of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2015 Edition

Sep 23 2014

NSF Grant Opportunities Seminar

Sep 23 2014

Internship Certificate Program - Orientation I

Sep 24 2014

Internship Certificate Program - Orientation I

Sep 24 2014

Internship Certificate Program - Orientation II

Sep 24 2014

KAN Jam

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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