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Social Sciences

Social Sciences & Humanities
The Department of Social Sciences offers three degree programs: the Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, the Bachelor of Science in Corrections, and the Associate of Science in Criminal Justice.

The major goals of our degree programs are to:

1.    Assist students in understanding the importance of the social sciences and humanities to their everyday life;

2.     Enhance students’ knowledge of American society, its social institutions and its current problems;

3.     Promote an understanding and appreciation of diversity and the ways it can contribute to the enrichment of society;

4.     Prepare students to meet the requirements of graduate and professional schools;

5.     Prepare students for increasing professional opportunity in a rapidly changing society;

6.    Provide a student-friendly learning environment that offers personalized advising and mentoring to foster students’ personal and professional development;

7.    Guide students toward acquiring strong analytical, information gathering, critical thinking, and communication skills;

8.     Enhance student learning beyond the traditional classroom by offering experiential opportunities such as field trips, internships, cooperative education, service learning, professional conferences, and study abroad.