Social Science

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Social Science

Social science is the systematic study of society and human behaviors.

The Social Science discipline offers instruction in the fields of –

Twelve faculty teach in these discipline areas as well as in the subjects of Women’s Studies and Hispanic/Latino studies.

Purpose and Objectives

The major purposes of this discipline area are to provide access to required and elective general education courses for students in professional-technical degree programs, and to provide courses equivalent to those offered in baccalaureate institutions for those students preparing to transfer to four-year colleges or universities. The social sciences also provide courses for many exploratory students, or those who are seeking academic and career direction.