Our social and behavioral sciences classes can help satisfy general education or elective requirements for the Associate in Arts or Associate in Science degree. Courses can also meet common prerequisites for your bachelor's degree. Check the statewide Common Prerequisites Manual for the classes you need.
Explore the world's past and present humankind through physical, archaeological, linguistic and cultural study and learn to use critical inquiry and analytical thinking with our anthropology courses.
Our classes help students grasp the role that economics plays in our lives, and focus on labor, land, investments, finances, production, taxes, government expenditures and the stock market.
Geography classes analyze the physical makeup of various places throughout the world and what makes them unique so you can understand the complexities of their environments and how people live in them.
History courses help students gain insight into the past and present social, political, economic, and cultural dynamics of countries worldwide. History embraces a diverse world of ideas, people and events. These courses inform and challenge students to a higher level of understanding of the past, which helps them to better understand the present and become better global citizens.
The Model United Nations places strong emphasis on research and experiential learning. Students gain critical thinking skills and knowledge about international organizations, processes for conflict resolution, as well as blocks of states that exist within the U.N. and how they diplomatically engage one another. Important issues such as global security and peace are examined within the constraints of the United Nations.
Political science courses help students understand governments and political systems, policy-making processes, constitutions, rights and liberties, and the political, social and economic context through which decisions are made.
Psychology courses offer insight into the human psyche by studying thoughts and behaviors, as well as social environment and cultural influences. The courses supplement many majors including biology, health sciences, philosophy, communications, business and history.
A broad field that encompasses many career options, sociology is the lens through which you can examine a variety of social structures, organizations, communities, social categories or institutions and how they affect attitudes, actions and life opportunities.