Wilkes University

Division of Behavioral & Social Sciences

A professor in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Division at Wilkes University uses a whiteboard to explain concepts to students.

Social science is the study of
society and of individual relationships.

Social Science

Through Wilkes' Social Sciences programs, you can:

  • Develop an appreciation for the sociological imagination
  • Use sophisticated methods to explain and predict how public policies are fashioned and the effects of those policies
  • Examine the psychological, social, economic, and political causes of crime and the impact crime, law, and justice have on society
  • Understand the world, how it works, and what role you have in shaping the global community.