If you want to study the origins, diversity and dynamics of humans and societies from past or present, you’ve come to the right place.

The School of Human Evolution and Social Change's degree programs will prepare you for graduate school or a career in one of a number of exciting fields. More importantly, they will allow you to combine your passions and intellect to address some of the most pressing challenges of our time, such as how to use natural and cultural resources wisely, how to create stable and fair societies and how to improve health and well-being.

Majors and Minors

Study Abroad

At SHESC, we emphasize experiential learning opportunities and place students on research projects with heavy hitters in the social sciences. We offer many engaging, interdisciplinary study abroad programs, as well as global internship and field school opportunities.

Explore how you could earn college credit while partaking in a unique learning experience outside the classroom.

Clubs and Organizations
Our school has several, student-run clubs that are very active on campus and in the community!
Go here for more information about how to become involved.


The School of Human Evolution and Social Change does not have any special admissions requirements. Apply to ASU and register in one of SHESC’s innovative programs!

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