Social Science

The Social Science Department at Plymouth State gives you the opportunity to explore and answer significant questions about the nature of humanity, society, politics, history, the environment and other subjects.  Through a combination of classroom experiences, field work, travel, research and technology, social science students  discover the world, from Africa to India, Europe to New England.

This diverse department offers:

Majors in anthropology, environmental planning and geography, political science, public management, social science, sociology and tourism management and policy.


Environmental Planning


Political Science

Public Management

Social Science


Tourism Management and Policy

  • Minors in anthropology/sociology, Pacific Rim studies, political science, Geographic Information Systems and global tourism