Careers in the Social Sciences: Typical Courses & Degrees


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What is a Social Science Degree?

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1. What does Soft Science mean?

2. Soft Skills refer to:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo with help you with preparing for careers in the social sciences. You will be quizzed on the type of skills needed to study the social sciences as well as possible career paths for social science students.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • What a social science degree is
  • The meaning of soft science
  • Definition and examples of soft skills
  • Career paths for students with social science degrees

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about working in the social sciences in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as soft skills and soft science
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding social science careers

Additional Learning

To learn more about jobs in the social science field, review the corresponding lesson on Preparing for Careers in the Social Sciences. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about social science degrees
  • Explore popular majors
  • Discuss various career options