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Anthropology is the comparative study of humans in all walks of life, all kinds of societies, all parts of the world, and at all points in time. It...
The criminology, law, and justice major in the Department of Sociology examines issues related to race and ethnic diversity and gender and poverty,...
Environmental issues are embedded in a complex mesh of economics, politics, culture, and behavior. Planners and policy makers must understand the...
Ethics and public policy looks at the complex connections between economics, law, philosophy, political science, and sociology--disciplines that deal...
Geography is concerned with places or environments and the physical, social, economic, and political processes that change them. It is a composite...
The Global Health Studies Program offers an interdisciplinary and experiential approach to the study of the complex factors influencing health and...
What are the origins of the world in which we live: its economy, its social and political organization, its many diverse cultures? The challenges we...
International relations is the study of relations between states and relations among other actors that extend across state boundaries. These...
The International Studies Program offers a multidisciplinary approach to international issues and global connections. International studies majors...
Law is a professional degree program and is not offered as an undergraduate major. Students applying to Iowa may declare a pre-law designation...
Undergraduate courses in philosophy are designed to impart knowledge of fundamental philosophical issues and major developments while strengthening...
Are you interested in American politics? International affairs? Critical issues such as health, the environment, or civil rights? Theories concerning...
Psychology is the academic field that studies behavior—both human and animal. It is a broad field with many areas of specialization. At Iowa,...
Public health is the science of protecting and improving the health of communities. Public health professionals use specialized knowledge and skills...
Social justice refers to the overall fairness of society and the manner in which it divides its rewards and burdens among groups of people. Working...
Social workers are employed in many settings, from public welfare agencies to health organizations to schools and research institutions to community...
Sociology studies principles of social psychology, stratification, and criminology in small groups, private and public organizations, neighborhoods,...