Top Majors and Programs in Social Sciences

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Total Students
135,797
Total Males
65,595 (48%)

Total Females
70,202 (52%)
 

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All Social Sciences Bachelors degree Programs:

Major Students Females Males
Anthropology 8,425 (6.2%) 6,138 (72.9%) 2,287 (27.1%)
Anthropology 8,257 (6.1%) 6,006 (72.7%) 2,251 (27.3%)
Anthropology, Other 41 (%) 27 (65.9%) 14 (34.1%)
Cultural Anthropology 43 (%) 37 (86%) 6 (14%)
Medical Anthropology 50 (%) 43 (86%) 7 (14%)
Physical and Biological Anthropology 34 (%) 25 (73.5%) 9 (26.5%)
Archeology 173 (.1%) 121 (69.9%) 52 (30.1%)
Archeology 173 (.1%) 121 (69.9%) 52 (30.1%)
Criminology 7,488 (5.5%) 4,017 (53.6%) 3,471 (46.4%)
Criminology 7,488 (5.5%) 4,017 (53.6%) 3,471 (46.4%)
Economics 34,124 (25.1%) 10,846 (31.8%) 23,278 (68.2%)
Applied Economics 493 (.4%) 138 (28%) 355 (72%)
Development Economics and International Development 283 (.2%) 201 (71%) 82 (29%)
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 2,280 (1.7%) 871 (38.2%) 1,409 (61.8%)
Economics, General 30,431 (22.4%) 9,395 (30.9%) 21,036 (69.1%)
Economics, Other 394 (.3%) 135 (34.3%) 259 (65.7%)
International Economics 243 (.2%) 106 (43.6%) 137 (56.4%)
Geography and Cartography 4,514 (3.3%) 1,702 (37.7%) 2,812 (62.3%)
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 507 (.4%) 137 (27%) 370 (73%)
Geography 3,835 (2.8%) 1,490 (38.9%) 2,345 (61.1%)
Geography, Other 172 (.1%) 75 (43.6%) 97 (56.4%)
International Relations and National Security Studies 8,623 (6.3%) 5,223 (60.6%) 3,400 (39.4%)
International Relations and Affairs 8,471 (6.2%) 5,160 (60.9%) 3,311 (39.1%)
International Relations and National Security Studies, Other 87 (.1%) 45 (51.7%) 42 (48.3%)
National Security Policy Studies 65 (%) 18 (27.7%) 47 (72.3%)
Political Science and Government 34,392 (25.3%) 16,183 (47.1%) 18,209 (52.9%)
American Government and Politics (United States) 144 (.1%) 58 (40.3%) 86 (59.7%)
Political Economy 228 (.2%) 96 (42.1%) 132 (57.9%)
Political Science and Government, General 33,288 (24.5%) 15,664 (47.1%) 17,624 (52.9%)
Political Science and Government, Other 732 (.5%) 365 (49.9%) 367 (50.1%)
Rural Sociology 20 (%) 12 (60%) 8 (40%)
Rural Sociology 20 (%) 12 (60%) 8 (40%)
Social Sciences, General 7,212 (5.3%) 4,592 (63.7%) 2,620 (36.3%)
Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods 4 (%) 2 (50%) 2 (50%)
Social Sciences, General 7,208 (5.3%) 4,590 (63.7%) 2,618 (36.3%)
Social Sciences, Other 1,900 (1.4%) 1,177 (61.9%) 723 (38.1%)
Social Sciences, Other 1,900 (1.4%) 1,177 (61.9%) 723 (38.1%)
Sociology 27,538 (20.3%) 19,385 (70.4%) 8,153 (29.6%)
Sociology 27,538 (20.3%) 19,385 (70.4%) 8,153 (29.6%)
Sociology and Anthropology 431 (.3%) 310 (71.9%) 121 (28.1%)
Sociology and Anthropology 431 (.3%) 310 (71.9%) 121 (28.1%)
Urban Studies/Affairs 957 (.7%) 496 (51.8%) 461 (48.2%)
Urban Studies/Affairs 957 (.7%) 496 (51.8%) 461 (48.2%)
All majors information based on most-recent available data from the 2017 enrollment cycle