Why Study With SBS?

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Want to change the world? In the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences our students and faculty study the biggest challenges facing humanity from climate change to international affairs. And learn the skills needed to make a difference.

Get a Liberal Arts Education

All of our students receive a broad-based liberal arts education, allowing you to discover new areas and follow your passions. Learn about artificial intelligence, the history of Cleopatra, how dogs think, ancient archaeological discoveries, or the latest critiques of today's political issues.

We offer over 30 degrees that can prepare you for a career or further study in almost any field including business, science, technology, healthcare, and communications.

Explore our Majors

Gain the Skills Employers Need

Maybe you know exactly what you want to do when you graduate. Maybe you don’t. In SBS, we are committed to helping you follow your passions while ensuring that you leave the UA equipped with a diverse set of skills designed to help you forge a future perfectly designed for you.

In SBS, you'll hone your critical-thinking and problem-solving skills. You'll learn how to communicate effectively and work in teams. And you develop cultural understanding and global perspectives. These are all skills that are essential in today’s workforce and in demand by employers.

93% of today's employers agree that a candidate's critical-thinking, communication, and problem-solving skills are more important than their undergraduate major. –Employer survey by Hart Research Associates

Learn Outside of the Classroom

Go on an archaeological dig, study local poverty, or help elementary school students plant their school garden. There are numerous opportunities to extend what you learn in SBS beyond the classroom door through hands-on learning courses, research opportunities, study abroad experiences, and internships.

Find the Support You Need

Our team of advisors is here for every step of your college experience – from picking classes and deciding on a major to finding the perfect internships and preparing for life after graduation.

Find Your Advisor

Visit Us to Learn More

Taking a campus tour is the best way to fall in love with the University of Arizona! Register for one of the many options for touring campus, and you’ll be able to attend an SBS information session as well.

SBS In Person information sessions are available Mondays at 2:00 p.m. and Fridays at 9:00 a.m. Please contact Stephanie Meron or Tavia Szostek with questions.

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