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Mathematical Social Sciences

Dartmouth Alums With This Major

  • Analyst, Greenlight Capital
    (NY, Dartmouth '03)
  • COO, Capurro Premium Pisco (beverage)
    (FL, Dartmouth '06)
  • Attorney, Appellate Section, U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division
    (DC, Dartmouth '99)
  • Chief Executive Officer, First PacTrust Bancorp
    (CA, Dartmouth '97)
  • Senior Director of Research, Time/Warner Retail
    (NY, Dartmouth '97)

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Major Description

Mathematical Social Science is an undergraduate honors major that combines mathematical training with one or more of the social sciences or life sciences, allowing students to develop their interest in Anthropology, Economics, Education, Geography, History, Political Science, or Sociology as a quantitative social science and in statistics, data analysis, mathematics or computer sciences as they apply to social science.

Skills Acquired

What is this?

  • Critical and Analytical Thinking
  • Research/Quantitative skills
  • Social responsibility and respect for diversity
  • Writing and Presentation skills

Possible Career Paths

  • Research
  • Government/Law
  • Finance
  • Consulting

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Last Updated: 3/29/13