Social Science Degree at San Jose State University

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Social Science Degree

Social Science is a field of study focused society and the associated relationships between people. The primary sub-disciplines include: Political Science, Economics, Sociology, Geography, Anthropology, Archaeology, History, and Linguistics. Get more details below including other California colleges that offer social science degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Social Science Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. San Jose State University offers a bachelor's degree program in social science.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male3
Female10

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian1
Hispanic5
White3
Multiple Races4

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Social Science program at San Jose State University, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Regulatory Affairs Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate production activities of an organization to ensure compliance with regulations and standard operating procedures.

Transportation Planners

Description

Prepare studies for proposed transportation projects. Gather, compile, and analyze data. Study the use and operation of transportation systems. Develop transportation models or simulations.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, transportation planners employment is expected to shrink at a rate of -2.0% from 2014 to 2024

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Social Science Programs in California

Social Science programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Mission College

Santa Clara, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 22 students completed this program

Programs

  • Social Sciences (A)

De Anza College

Cupertino, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 340 students completed this program

Programs

  • Social Sciences (A)

West Valley College

Saratoga, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Social Sciences (A)

Foothill College

Los Altos Hills, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 100 students completed this program

Programs

  • Social Sciences (A)

Ohlone College

Fremont, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 360 students completed this program

Programs

  • Social Sciences (A)

Chabot College

Hayward, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Social Sciences (A)

College of San Mateo

San Mateo, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 120 students completed this program

Programs

  • Social Sciences (A)

Las Positas College

Livermore, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Social Sciences (A)

Gavilan College

Gilroy, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 8 students completed this program

Programs

  • Social Sciences (C,A)

Merritt College

Oakland, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 35 students completed this program

Programs

  • Social Sciences (A)

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