For a full listing of social sciences courses, including course descriptions, hours, credits and prerequisites, please see the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology's Course Catalog.

Department of Social Sciences courses use the following course prefixes

  • GEOG – Geography
  • HIST – History*
  • POLS – Political Science
  • PSYC – Psychology
  • SOC – Sociology

*Not all history courses count towards social science credit.  HIST 121/122 - Western Civilization I and II count only as humanities courses.

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Independent Study

"Social Sciences" represent a broad undertaking:  the study of people.  What specifically interests you?  In-depth, self-designed courses - with permission of instructor and Independent study contract.