Social Science

Associate in Arts Degree, Social Science

The Social Science degree provides students with an understanding of human behavior, mental processes, and social institutions that are important in contemporary society. The degree provides skills that are valuable in a wide range of careers including business, government, social services, and education. The degree offers students a foundational understanding of the social sciences.


Program Learning Outcomes

• Apply critical thinking skills to major social, historical, political, and psychological issues

• Develop an open-mindedness to various social, historical, political, and psychological perspectives and opinions, as well as a tolerance for ambiguity

• Apply research methods and theories to major social science issues

• Develop an appreciation and understanding for human diversity