Social Sciences

Social Sciences

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About the Department

The mission of the Department of Social Sciences is to educate and inspire cadets through core courses and academic majors in economics and political science, interdisciplinary minors, and related cadet development activities, and to attract, develop, and employ a faculty that excels in teaching, cadet development, scholarship and outreach, in order to prepare cadets and faculty to serve as leaders of character who make distinguished contributions to the Army and the Nation.

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Majors

There are three SOSH majors to choose from: American Politics, Economics, and International Affairs.

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Research

Explore research conducted by our cadets and faculty.

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Internships

We administer a variety of international and domestic summer enrichment programs for cadets throughout the Academy. Our CHSS programs place cadets around the developing world to work with NGOs on community development projects.

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Events & Activities

Check out the recurring events hosted by our department!

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Clubs & Programs

The Department offers a variety of clubs and programs to enrich cadets.

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Contact Us

UPS/ FEDEX Mailing address:

United States Military Academy
Official Mail and Distribution Center
ATTN: MADN-SOC
607 Cullum Road
West Point, New York 10996-1905

Contact Us: 845.938.2800

Prospective Staff & Faculty

We are looking for both officers and civilian faculty to teach American Politics, Economics, and International Affairs. 

View the Prospective Faculty page.

Helpful Links

View the SOSH Library Research Guide