Division of Social Science Concentrations

History and Science

Brief Description of Concentration

History & Scienhistory and science photoce is an interdisciplinary field of study. The program offers students a variety of opportunities to expand their understanding of the scientific enterprise and to explore in detail how science has...

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Psychology

Brief Description of Concentration

psychologyPsychology is the scientific study of the mind, and as such, we investigate the minds of humans and other species. We try to understand the mind at many different levels of analysis, from taking measurements from the brain, through learning about the...

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Social Studies

Brief Description of Concentration

social studiesSocial Studies was founded in 1960 by a distinguished group of faculty who believed that the study of the social world requires an integration of the disciplines of history, political science, economics, sociology, and anthropology. For over...

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Sociology

Brief Description of Concentration

sociologySociology is the study of society, of the social frameworks within which we live our lives. It is a study of social life at every level, from two-person relationships to the rise and fall of nations and civilizations.  

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Special Concentrations

Brief Description of Concentration

special concentrationsSpecial Concentrations is a unique program at Harvard College, in which students may design their own concentration.  Students with intellectual goals that cannot be accommodated within the existing concentration...

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