The Department of Social Sciences is home to Geography, Geographic Information Science, Political Science, Political Science with a Pre-Law Concentration, Sociology, and The Waggonner Center. Our disciplines study a wide range of individual, institutional, and social behavior, and provide a means of gaining intellectual approaches that will be rewarding for a lifetime as well as a degree that will lead to many exciting career options.

The Department of Social Sciences hosts the Louisiana Alpha Chapter of Pi Gamma Mu, the International Honor Society of Social Sciences.


- Open to All Majors
- Junior or Senior Standing
- GPA Minimum of 3.0
- Top 35% of students class
- 20 hours of Social Science courses with no grade lower than a C


Pi Gamma Mu Advisor, Dr. Taylor E. Mack, 127A GTM, 257-4741,