History and Social Sciences at Bryant

The faculty and students within our multidisciplinary department advance the study and practice of history and the social sciences through teaching, research, and outreach.
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About This Department

The department offers courses in four disciplines: History, Political Science, Legal Studies, and Sociology. Majors are offered in Global Studies, History, Politics and Law, and Sociology. Concentrations are offered in Global Studies, History, Political Science, and Sociology. Minors are offered in the areas of Africana/Black Studies, History, Latin American and Latina/Latino Studies, Legal Studies, Political Science, Sociology, Sociology and Service Learning, and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

Department Highlight

On October 25, Bryant University had the pleasure of hosting Marco Sanchez, a speaker from the United Nations Association-USA (UNA-USA), to celebrate UN Day. Mr. Sanchez discussed the history of UNA-USA, effects of the current climate crisis, and what the United Nations and UNA-USA are doing to combat the crisis. The event was organized by students interested in starting a UNA-USA chapter.

Department Highlight

UNA USA strudents

Rankings

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Rankings

U.S. News & World Report 2020 Best College rankings list Bryant as No. 7 in the Regional Universities North category.