HSS-MIN - Honors in the Social Sciences


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Honors in the Social Sciences

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The Honors in the Social Sciences (HSS) program encourages students to gain an in-depth understanding of social science traditions and methods. It offers ambitious students a rigorous program of study emphasizing theories and methods from several social scientific disciplines, as well as the opportunity to work closely with HSS faculty to develop unique multidisciplinary honors projects. It is designed to parallel Honors in the Humanities (HTH) and Honors in Mathematical and Natural Sciences (HMNS) programs. Students in the program complete a total of 21 credits, many of which satisfy General Education and/or departmental major and minor requirements. Students who complete all of the program requirements will have HSS recorded as a minor on their Queens College transcripts.