Departments & Programs
Below you will find a list of degrees, minors and certificates offered by each department in the College of Social Sciences.
(B.A. denotes a bachelor of Arts degree; B.S., Bachelor of Science; M.A., Master of Arts; M.S., Master of Science; M.P.A., Master of Public Administration.)
B.A., Minor, Certificate
B.A. in Africana Studies
Minor in Africana Studies
Certificate in Racial Understanding
B.A., Three Minors, Certificate
B.A. in Anthropology
Minor in Anthropology
Minor in American Indian Studies
Minor in Asian American Studies
Certificate in Southeast Asian Studies
Chicano and Latin American Studies
Two B.A. Offerings, Two Minors
B.A. in Latin American Studies
B.A. in Chicano Studies
Minor in Chicano/Latino Studies
Minor in Latin American Studies
M.S., B.S., Minor, Three Certificates
M.S. in Criminology
B.S. in Criminology (4 Options)
- Forensic Behavioral Sciences Option
- Corrections Option
- Law Enforcement Option
- Victimology Option
Minor in Criminology
Certificate in Legal Studies
Certificate in Victim Services
Certificate of Advanced Study in Homeland Security (On Hold)
Geography and City and Regional Planning
B.A., B.S., Three Minors, Two Certificates
B.A. in Geography
B.S. in City and Regional Planning
Minor in Geography
Minor in Meteorology
Minor in Urban Studies
Certificate of Advanced Study in Community and Regional Planning
Certificate in Geographic Information Systems
B.A., Two Minors, Two Certificates
B.A. in Sociology
Minor in Sociology
Minor in Philanthropic and Community-Based Leadership
Humanics Certificate in Administration and Leadership for Community Benefit Organizations (CBOs)
Certificate in Applied Sociological Research
B.A. in Women's Studies
Minor in Women's Studies
American Indian Studies
American Indian Studies offers students opportunities to study the governments, nations, cultures, and social structures of American Indian societies and American Indian societies within the context of the United States.
Asian American Studies
The Asian American Studies Program offers a minor with classes that focus on the history and contemporary experience of Asians in the United States.
Subject matter preparation for the secondary teaching credential in Social Sciences.
Humanics offers students specialized training in administration and leadership for community benefit organizations and works with hundreds of organizations in the region to prepare leaders for service to humanity.
The Jewish Studies Program encourages Fresno State students from all backgrounds to study the many dimensions of Jewish heritage and its contemporary contexts.
See the General Catalog for degree and program requirements, course descriptions, and major requirements.