Social Sciences

A career in social science can be a rewarding way to put study into practice. Opportunities in this career path include positions that use research and data to understand and improve society. Many of the top careers in social science are also expected to grow faster than average in the next ten years due to the need for qualified individuals to analyze data and trends.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES
The Social Science option may be attractive to those students who are undecided about which area within the social sciences and/or related field at the Associate Level they want to commit to, thus giving them the opportunity to explore courses both within and outside of the Social Sciences.

Course Outcomes

Current Course Offerings:
Psychology
(General, Abnormal, Child, Adolescent, Human Growth and Development, Social Psychology, Psychology of Learning, Psychology of Personality, Statistics for Psychology and Social Sciences, Applied Psychology)
Sociology (Principles, Criminology, Victimology, Race & Ethnicity, Deviance, Family and Community, Social Problems)
Anthropology
Economics (Micro, Macro, Health)
Human Geography
World Religions
Film and Society


Careers in the Social Sciences (The following is a sample listing):
Auditor, Teacher or ProfessorHuman Resource Specialist
Case ManagerIndustrial Sociologist
Child Care WorkerLaboratory Assistant
Community Relations OfficerMarket Research Analyst
CorrectionalOpinion Pollster
CriminologistProbation and Parole Officer
DemographerPsychiatric Assistant
Forensic Treatment SpecialistResearcher
Government agencies at all levelsResidential Care Staff
Health EducatorStatistician
Economist: Financial Analyst,
Financial Reporter, Investment Analyst,
Consultant (business or government)
Victims’ Advocate

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FALL 2018!

Social Science Transfer
Academic Map (PDF)

Psychology
Academic Map (PDF)

Take your first step toward a Bachelor’s Degree and/or Master’s Degree.

Who might be interested?
Associate Degrees in Social Science Transfer and Psychology were developed primarily for students who want to transfer into a 4-year major/minor in the social sciences; anthropology, economics, geography, religion, psychology, sociology and/or other related fields.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES (Social Science Transfer & Psychology)
The Social Science Transfer Associate Degrees may be attractive to those students who are undecided about which area within the social sciences and/or related field at the Associate Level they want to commit to, thus giving them the opportunity to explore courses both within and outside of the Social Sciences.

The Psychology Associate Degree is designed for students who have decided to major in Psychology, and want to pursue fields related to Psychology.