Academic: Social Sciences
Learning by doing and incorporating a global perspective

The Social Sciences community is the largest academic division at Hope. Students receive hands-on understanding of communication and cultures through student-faculty collaboration, critical thinking and learning beyond the classroom experience. 


During Hope College Day of Giving, you'll have the opportunity to support the following departments and programs:

  • American Ethnic Studies

  • Communication 

  • Economics and Business

  • Education 

  • Global Studies

  • Kinesiology 

  • Peace and Justice

  • Political Science

  • Psychology

  • Sociology and Social Work

Departments and Programs Leaderboard
Which areas at Hope College do you love the most? The area with the most gifts takes the lead!
Rank Departments and Programs Gifts
Sororities Leaderboard
Which Sorority will make the most gifts? Keep checking to see who will win!
Please select your sorority.
Rank Answer Gifts
Fraternities Leaderboard
Which Fraternity will make the most gifts? Keep checking to see who will win!
Please select your fraternity.
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Double Your Impact - Communication Department Match
Your gift today to the Communication Department will be matched by a generous donor up to $20,000 total. Your gift will honor Dr. Isolde Anderson and Dr. James Herrick who are retiring this year. Both professors leave a remarkable legacy of integrity and wisdom in the department.
Hope Connection Leaderboard
We love the Hope Community - here is a fun way to see our family coming together to help support Hope Students!
What is your connection to the Hope family?
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