Our Programs

The Department of Humanities & Social Sciences offers a variety of majors and minors for a wide range of students. Our programs are purposefully built to spark thought, discussion and solutions to the problems you want to solve.

Undergraduate Minors & Advising Tracks
97% Class of 2020 Total Undergraduate Placement
75% Employed
17% Continuing Ed
5% Alternative
Top Employers

Global Foundries • LC Drives • Kiewit • Lockheed Martin • National Grid • General Dynamics Mission Systems • L3Harris Technologies • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. • SRC, Inc. • BAE Systems, Inc. • Northrop Grumman • Portsmouth Naval Shipyard • Saint-Gobain Abrasives - US & Canada • Atlantic Testing Laboratories • Amazon • Corning Incorporated • Kitware • Exelon Corporation • Flatiron Construction Corp. • GE • Whiting-Turner Contracting Company • Epic

$64,384 Starting Salary

For the Class of 2020

Top Grad Schools

Cornell University • Duke University • MIT • Purdue University • Clarkson University • New York University • Michigan State University • Northeastern University • Rochester Institute of Technology • Pratt Institute • Lehigh University • Syracuse University • Temple University • SUNY Upstate Medical University

Department Spotlight

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Stephen Casper, a professor of history at Clarkson University and the associate director of the Honors Program has been appointed to an advisory board for a Wellcome Trust-funded grant on the sociology of acquired brain injury and neurodegenerative disease. Read more.

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Rebecca Pelky, an assistant professor of film studies at Clarkson University, won the Perugia Press Prize for her story-in-poems called Through A Red Place. A prize of $1000 and publication by Perugia Press is given annually for a first or second unpublished poetry collection by a woman. Read more.