“LSSU gave me the educational and organizational tools to be able to succeed at those endeavors after college.”
Scott Shackleton '83
Former State House of Representatives
LSSU Outstanding Alumnus Award '05
The social science degree helps prepare students to be effective citizens and develops skills useful in various employment areas, both in the public and private sectors. Both degree programs allow you to take a large number of electives, providing flexibility in accommodating a number of career plans.
Urban and Regional Planner — Develops comprehensive plans and programs for the use of land for industrial and public sites.
Government Worker — Works for a variety of local, state and federal agencies as operational-level personnel and managers.