Faculty of Social Sciences - Undergraduate Programs
Gershon H. Gordon Faculty of Social Sciences
This page is up-to-date 9.1.2017
Applicants for the academic year 2017/18 must take the Psychometric Entrance Exam no later than March/April 2017 (or by July 2017 in Spanish).
The Eitan Berglas School of Economics (dm/sm) (1011)
The School's program is designed to introduce students to concepts and methods of economic analysis, to broaden understanding of economic phenomena and institutions, and to develop the ability to tackle economic problems. The School offers a variety of electives in such areas as macroeconomics, industrial organization, public economics, international economics, labor economics, and financial economics.
Sociology and Anthropology (dm/sm) (1041)
The program of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Tel Aviv University is the leading department in the study of a broad range of sociological and anthropological research in the field of social stratification, gender, organizations, political sociology and anthropology, ethnicity and immigration, and research methods and theory. The Department is dedicated to educating the next generation into the disciplines of Sociology and Anthropology by providing a deep and systematic understanding of the social, cultural and political challenges in contemporary society. We aim to broaden the student's intellectual horizons by enhancing awareness of the variety and richness of social and cultural life and encouraging active engagement and participation in civic life. For that purpose, the Department has pioneered courses that merge academic teaching and social involvement based on carefully designed internships in organizations working on a wide variety of social projects across the country. To foster inter-disciplinary thinking on crucial global issues, the program has opened two new tracks in “Environmental issues in Sociology and Middle East Studies” and “Environmental issues in Sociology and Law”.
The School of Political Science, Government, and International Affairs (dm/sm) (1031)
The central objective of the program of the School of Political Science, Government, and International Affairs is to acquaint the student with key concepts, models, and research methods pertaining to political behavior and to the dynamic patterns of political life. The program offers a wide range of courses in international relations and strategic studies, public administration, comparative politics, political philosophy, and political communication.
Labor Studies (1051)
In our BA program, students acquire an all-around perspective on the world of work, including legal, historical, sociological, psychological, managerial and organizational perspectives. We offer a variety of courses on these topics, for instance, courses dealing with human resource management, labor and political discourse, labor market processes, organizational consulting, labor law, the history of labor, and more
Psychology (dm first year, optional sm from the 2nd year) (1071)
The objective of the program of the School of Psychological Sciences is to provide the student with basic methodological and conceptual knowledge of the major sub-fields of psychology - clinical, social, developmental, personality, cognitive, and physiological psychology. Admission is based solely on matriculation examination grades (or equivalent), and psychometric examination scores.
Communication (dm) (1085)
The goal of the program is to provide students with the knowledge and analytical tools to understand the social, psychological, cultural, linguistic, legal, economic, and political aspects of the ways mass media are organized and operate in society and the effects they have on people and institutions. The program emphasizes universal trends and issues as well as problems of communication in Israel.