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Social Sciences

Who We Are

The Social Science department includes Early Childhood Education, Education, Geography, History, Human Relations, Physical Education, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology and Social Work.

Mission Statement

The mission of the social science department is to provide quality learning experiences that lead to understanding how each of us shapes, and is shaped by, our culture and society.  Social science students will recognize and understand the obligation to engage in ethical, responsible, and legal behaviors. This is accomplished primarily through courses of study dedicated to teaching:

  • The influence of history, geography, political science, psychology, and sociology on individuals and society
  • The ability to distinguish opinion from facts
  • The ability to recognize social biases
  • The definition and necessity of social responsibility
  • The value of diversity 
  • The development of social awareness

Our Programs

Early Childhood Education
Education
Geography
History
Human Relations
Political Science
Psychology
Sociology

 

Degree Options

Transfer Degrees Options

  • Liberal Arts/Academic Transfer (LATAA)
  • Liberal Arts Academic Transfer Associate Science (LATAS)
  • General Studies (GSAAS)
  • Associate in Applied Science Degree - Early Childhood Educator (ECAS1)
  • Certificate of Achievement - Early Childhood Educator - Assistant (ECTC1)

Career Certificates:

Early Childhood Generalist (ECGSD)

Early Childhood Spanish (ECSSD)

Early Childhood Sign Language (ECSLD)

Early Childhood Group Home Specialist (ECGHD)

 

Course Descriptions

  • ECED - Early Childhood Education 
  • EDUC - Education
  • GEOG - Geography
  • HIST - History
  • HMRL - Human Relations
  • PHED - Physical Education 
  • POLS - Political Science
  • PSYC - Psychology
  • SOCI - Sociology
  • SOWK - Social Work

Department Contacts

Dean: Jane Franklin
531-622-4544

Associate: Connie Galvin
531-622-4543
Fax: 402-403-3311

Social Sciences Faculty