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Social Sciences

A guide to the academic majors within the department identifying resources used in the study of the social sciences subject fields of economics and political science (American politics and international affairs).

Department of Social Sciences


Department of Social Sciences Mission

The Department of Social Sciences presents programs in economics and political science that contribute to the overall mission of the academic program to educate cadets to be Army officers of character who anticipate and respond effectively to the uncertainties of a changing technological, social, political, and economic world.  The Department supports the broad Academy goals of preparing cadets for long-term personal and professional development by working with them closely in the classroom, in extracurricular activities, in counseling, and in a wide range of other activities.

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Greetings Cadets!  Welcome to the USMA Library’s research Guide (LibGuide) for help in Social Sciences. 

This Guide has been created to help you get started with your library research.  I am eager to help you with your research for papers you’re tasked to write, special projects, and tackling any questions you may have.

If you would like to meet for assistance, please contact me so we can arrange a time we’re both available.  My contact information is on the right.

I look forward to hearing from you.  In the mean time, check out some of the resources suggested in this Guide's links to the individual Guides on American Politics, Comparative Politics, Economics, and International Relations.  Good luck!

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