Jessalyn Johnson is a senior at Grand Canyon University, completing the final year of her BA in English Literature. Originally from Melbourne, FL, Jessalyn has come to enjoy living in the desert of Arizona. Since freshman year she has occupied several different positions on the editorial board of GCU’s literary review, StartleBloom, which is approaching its third volume. In her free time, Jessalyn enjoys creative writing, photography, writing music and participating in the plays and musicals put on by GCU’s Ethington Theatre.
Grand Canyon University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences offers many programs that will teach you important skills in a wide range of areas. From sociology to mathematics, there is a degree for almost any talent. If you are not sure where you fit or are still trying to decide on a field of study, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences is a great place to begin your journey!
Choose From a Variety of Programs
The degree programs within College of Humanities and Social Sciences may spark interest in those who have a passion for human behavior of the past, present and future. What many of these degree programs have in common is that they allow students to explore the art of learning itself. While they are all set apart by their many differences, what makes them alike is the relevance they have to improving our ability to understand the way people behave, learn and grow.
For students who have an interest in science, GCU offers a behavioral health science major that has three different emphases to choose from, including trauma, family dynamics and childhood adolescence and disorders. In addition, if you are interested in how the mind functions, the Bachelor of Science in Psychology will allow you to study topics such as human personality and cognitive neuroscience.
Some of the many other programs available through the College of Humanities and Social Sciences include history, English and communications, which are targeted toward those with a passion for language and how it shapes the world we live in today. If you are looking to have a wide variety of opportunities after you graduate, these degrees are a great choice!
Participate in Extracurricular Activities
Aside from the fascinating programs GCU offers in humanities and social sciences, there are also activities and clubs that many students choose to take part in outside of the classroom. A few of the clubs available for student involvement are the Psychology Club, the Canyon Counselors Club and the GCU Speech and Debate Team, which continues to grow and succeed each year with the passion and hard work students put into the competitions the team attends.
Humanities and Social Science Careers
By choosing to earn your degree from GCU’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences, you will gain a wide variety of skills that are valuable in today’s workplace. Depending on the major you decide to pursue, the options are almost endless. From teacher to counselor, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences can pave the road for a career you are passionate about.
Grand Canyon University provides a gateway to success for countless scholars and industry leaders. To learn more about the campus experience at GCU, visit our website or request more information using the button at the top of the page.