Social Science major

The requirements for a Bachelor of Arts in Social Science appear in section 3 of the Academic Rules and Regulations for your cohort. 

Methodology Courses

Students must take all methodology courses required for the disciplinary tracks in their majors. In addition students must take two Methods & Statistics courses

Major Courses

Social science majors must take 10 courses within the SSC department towards major requirements. Social science majors may currently complete requirements with tracks in the following areas:

  • Anthropology (ANT)
  • Economics (ECO)
  • Geography (GEO)
  • Law (LAW)
  • Political Science (POL)
  • Psychology (PSY)
  • Sociology (SOC)

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Social Science representatives

For the academic year 2017–2018, the Social Science Student Representatives are as follows:

  • Law: Sophie van Dongen
  • Psychology: Anggêr Jamung
  • Political Science: Floris de Klerk Wolters
  • Economics: Miguel Lammers
  • Human Geography: Anna-rosa Juurlink
  • Anthropology: Emma Carson
  • Sociology: None
Head of Department
Longina Jakubowska


Erwin van Sas

Economics (track coordinator)

Gery Nijenhuis


Bald de Vries


Kirsten Namesnik

Methods & Statistics

Guus de Krom


Meindert Fennema (Fellow ad interim)

Political Science

Christel Lutz


Marco van Leeuwen