In addition to Interdisciplinary Committees, Research Institutes and Centers, the Division is home to eight academic departments.
- Comparative Human Development
- Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
- Political Science
- John U. Nef Committee on Social Thought
UChicago is home to some of the most venerated academic programs in the world, having established the fields of ecology and sociology, the first graduate international affairs program in the United States, and the first executive MBA program. Within the Division of the Social Sciences there are nine PhD and five Masters degree-granting programs.
The Social Sciences Collegiate Division offers five yearlong general education sequences that introduce modes of discourse and analysis that deal with human phenomena, covering writings that exhibit central concepts, theories, and modes of inquiry that form the foundation for work in the social sciences. The Division also sponsors general education sequences on the major civilizations of the world. Its major programs include both traditional disciplines and interdisciplinary fields of study.
Majors (M), Minors (m), Joint Degrees (J), & Interdisciplinary (I)
- Anthropology (M)
- Chicago Studies (I)
- Comparative Human Development (M)
- Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies (M, m)
- Economics (M)
- Environmental Studies (M, m)
- Geographical Studies (M)
- Global Studies (M)
- History (M, m)
- History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Science and Medicine (M, m)
- Latin American Studies (M, m)
- Political Science (M)
- Psychology (M)
- Public Policy Studies (M, J)
- Russian Studies (M)
- Sociology (M)