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Unique Interdisciplinary Programs
As part of IIT’s Lewis College of Human Sciences, we are uniquely positioned to offer ground-breaking interdisciplinary programs merging cutting-edge science and technology with the traditional social sciences. We emphasize qualitative and quantitative methodology, real-world problem solving, and a focus on community. Newly launched academic programs in applied economics and social and economic development policy serve to strengthen our students’ core educational experience.
How we’re different:
- Share your passions with a faculty mentor. Your educational experience in the Social Sciences Department is shaped by your interaction with our faculty. We work hard to ensure that each student has the opportunity to work closely, both in and out of the classroom, with our well respected faculty.
- Engage in meaningful discussions with other smart people. We purposely keep our classes small so that you can really learn from and interact with some of the best Ph.D. professors in the country.
- Expand your education with a variety of independent research opportunities. Every undergraduate student is guaranteed to participate in or run an actual research project before you graduate. That's real-world, practical experience that will help you start your career, and/or get into the graduate college of your choice.
- Accelerate your professional advancement by opting to complete a Dual Degree Program in IIT’s top tier Chicago-Kent College of Law or IIT’s top ranked Stuart School of Business