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Department of Social Sciences


The mission of Cameron University’s Department of Social Sciences is to provide high quality instruction to students at the undergraduate level using a multi-disciplinary approach that emphasizes active learning, problem solving, and critical thinking. 

The department is dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service, offering degrees and minors in Criminal Justice, Geography, History, the Humanities, International Studies, Political Science, Pre-Law, Social Studies Education and Sociology, along with a broad array of required and elective general education courses.

Our academic programs empower students to explore their interests, express their ideas, and experience the pride of uncovering new knowledge.

The department strives to develop students into scholars, mentors, and responsible citizens of their community, state and country who make a positive difference in society through their involvement in their particular field in the social sciences. 

Quick-Links for Career Information

The Museum of the Great Plains is looking for a motivated part-time candidate to tend to various areas of the museum, including the floor of the main gallery! Please contact Mary Owensby via email or phone at (580) 581-3460 ext.102 for more information.

American Historical Association

American Political Science Association

Graduate's Guide to Public Service Careers

"How to Approach the Job Market with a BA in History"

View career-planning resources for those pursuing a B.A. in History or Social Studies Education.

Textbook Quick-Links

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Contact Information

South Shepler, Room 632
2800 W. Gore Blvd.
Lawton, OK 73505-6377
580.581.2499 Voice
580.581.2941 Fax