Department Overview

The Social Science Department at Plymouth State gives you the opportunity to explore and answer significant questions about the nature of humanity, society, politics, history, the environment and other subjects.  Through a combination of classroom experiences, field work, travel, research and technology, social science students  discover the world, from Africa to India, Europe to New England.

This diverse department offers:

  • Majors in anthropology, environmental planning and geography, political science, public management, social science, sociology and tourism management and policy.

Anthropology

Environmental Planning

Geography

Political Science

Public Management

Social Science

Sociology 

Tourism Management and Policy

  • Minors in anthropology/sociology, Pacific Rim studies, political science, Geographic Information Systems and global tourism

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November 14th, 2013 by Eric


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Contact Us

Kathryn Melanson, Administrative Assistant
Office: Rounds Hall 110
Phone: 603-535-2335
Email: kmelanson@plymouth.edu

Nikki-Ann Nunes, Administrative Assistant
Office: Memorial 110
Phone: 603-535-3071
nanunes@plymouth.edu

Mailing Address
17 High Street
MSC #39
Plymouth, NH 03264

Fax: 603-535-2351

Department News

Selena Clarke presented a poster at the Student Showcase of Excellence

EcoHouse and the town of Plymouth were recently featured in an issue of the “Green Energy Times.”

Steve Whitman traveled with 14 PSU students to Southern Belize to study permaculture at Maya Mountain Research Farm