Social Sciences Majors

The Social Sciences Department offers 3 majors - Human Services, Psychology, and Sociology.

Human Services Major
The Human Services Major focuses on the skills and knowledge of providing assistance to people in handling mental health and social service needs.

Career options for a Human Services Major:

  • Case Manager
  • Resource Specialist
  • Residential Counselor
  • Outreach Worker

Learn more and view the Human Services curriculum.

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Psychology Major
The Psychology Major is concerned with individual mental functioning; students gain an understanding and explanation of normal and abnormal human behavior as well as the development and differences among people.

Career options for a Psychology Major:

  • Psychologist
  • Crisis Counselor
  • Youth Counselor
  • Group Therapist

Learn more and view the Psychology curriculum.

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Sociology Major
The Sociology Major provides students with an understanding of the individual’s interactions with groups and institutions, along with the study of their behavior, mental abilities, and development.

Career options for a Sociology Major:

  • Case Worker
  • Marriage Counselor
  • Employment Counselor
  • Substance Abuse Counselor

Learn more and view the Sociology curriculum.

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News Highlight

Students, Faculty and Staff Travel to Tanzania for International Service Learning Trip  Wednesday, May 18, 2016In rural Tanzania, learning the English language is critical for a young child hoping to further his or her education, but it is often out of reach. For the next two weeks, a group of Lasell students hope to make a difference in one rural community there as part of a new Shoulder-to-Shoulder service learning trip.

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