You are probably aware that the Social Studies (or Social Sciences) cover a broad range of subjects--perhaps it is the largest category in academia.  And what's more, we have the sorts of people who engage in long conversation about what should and should not be included. At Free-Ed.Net, we are far more interested in learning things than quibbling over nomenclature. So look over the following list.

Anthropology and Archaeology

  • General Anthropology
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Biological Anthropology
  • General Archaeology
  • Forensic Archaeology

Criminal Justice

  • General Topics in Criminal Justice
  • Enforcement
  • Investigation
  • Adjudication
  • Corrections


  • General Geography
  • Physical Geography
  • Human Geography

Political Science and Government

  • Political Science
  • American Government
  • Comparative Government


  • General Topics in History
  • World History
  • History of Western Civilization
  • Asian History
  • American History


  • Core Studies for Law
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Court Transcription/Reporting
  • Criminal Law and Ethics
  • Real and Personal Property Law
  • Business Law
  • Intellectual Property and Internet Law
  • Family Law

Modern Languages and Cultures

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • Dutch
  • English (ESL)
  • French
  • German
  • Modern Greek
  • Modern Hebrew
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Japanese
  • Hindi

More interested in ancient languages and cultures? Go Here.


  • General Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Life-Stage Psychology
  • Child Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Neuropsychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Psychology of Sexuality and Intimacy
  • Industrial & Organizational Psychology

Religion and Spirituality

  • Comparative Religion and Spirituality
  • Buddhist Studies
  • Christian Studies
  • Hindu Studies
  • Islamic Studies
  • Judaic Studies


Gender and Sexuality Studies




Study Topics

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Are you aware of every sub-discipline in the category of Social Studies? Perhaps not.


You might discover something very exciting that you didn't know existed!



David L. Heiserman, Editor

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Revised: June 06, 2015