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School of Natural and Social Sciences

School of Natural and Social Sciences

We promote intellectual curiosity and instill in our students an understanding of the human condition and the intersections of our natural, physical, and social worlds. The School of Natural and Social Sciences can prepare you for a career in a variety of areas, from allied health fields to engineering to law.


Fundamentals for Success


Student Experience

Student Experience

Many of our majors complete an undergraduate research project, honors project, or internship. As a student here, you might even have the chance to showcase your work regionally or nationally, as many of our students do. Our students also are very active in a variety of clubs and honor societies on campus. 

Facilities

Facilities

As a student, you'll have access to modern technology-based classrooms and cutting-edge laboratory equipment. Our recently renovated labs in the Carhart Science building offer you direct access to equipment you'd expect to only find at a larger research university. You'll get hands-on experience with this equipment very early in your academic career.

Involvement Opportunities

Opportunities

We strongly believe in the synergy between classroom and the community we call home. Our faculty, staff, and students do a variety of community service work. Through Service-Learning, our students have done a variety of projects that have included everything from free blood pressure screenings to launching a bike share program on campus.

Excellence

Excellence

With 38 of our 46 faculty members having terminal degrees, the School of Natural and Social Sciences is dedicated to quality teaching and experiential learning in general education, majors, and graduate level courses. We are proud of their research that gets published and equally proud of the students who work alongside them to conduct experiments and analyze data.

Tammy Evetovich

“Do you want to make a difference? If the answer is yes, then I know that you are exactly the kind of student we have in mind for the School of Natural and Social Sciences. I am confident that our faculty can provide the knowledge and opportunities that will help you fulfill your career aspirations."

 

Dr. Tammy Evetovich

Dean of the School of Natural and Social Sciences

 

About Dr. Evetovich


Available Programs of Study


Program Highlights

Program Highlights

Do you desire to give back to your rural community and return to your rural roots after attaining a professional degree? Our RHOP and RLOP programs provide you with a quality education along with a reserved slot at either the University of Nebraska Medical Center or the University of Nebraska College of Law. You can make a difference in any community by pursuing one of our degree programs in the natural or social sciences.

Graduate Programs

The School of Natural and Social Sciences offers an online master's degree in organizational management (MSOM), with several emphasis areas to choose from, including criminal justice, public administration, public affairs, information technology, human resource management, and sport and recreation management.

Alix Stanley

“WSC is small enough to where professors have enough time to actually help you. They are able to help students network with professionals to kick-start their careers. Professors tailor each class specifically to the students and events going on in the world around us.”

 

Alix Stanley '18

Hometown: McCall, Idaho
B.S. Political Science, Geography

Take the Next Step

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