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Academic Programs Humanities and Social Sciences

Anthropology Cultural Studies 
The Anthropology Cultural Studies curriculum is designed to prepare students for a bachelor’s degree concentrating in one of the four sub fields: socio-cultural anthropology, archaeology, linguistic anthropology and biological-physical anthropology. 

General Studies 
The General Studies curriculum is designed to prepare students for transfer to a four-year institution.  It is a flexible curriculum that the student can design for themselves.

History 
The History curriculum is designed to prepare students for a bachelor's degree in history choosing to specialize in a specific field of study. Some options for fields of study can include European, American, state/local and ancient history.

Liberal Studies 
The Liberal Studies curriculum is designed to prepare students to transfer to a four-year institution.  A student can earn an Associate of Arts or an Associate of Science.  A student pursuing an Associate of Arts degree has more emphasis in humanities, fine/performing arts and the social sciences.  A student pursuing an Associate of Science degree has more emphasis in mathematics, natural/life sciences and physical sciences.

Philosophy and Religion 
The Philosophy/Religion curriculum is designed to prepare students for a bachelor's degree in a variety of fields which can include law, business management, public health and pastoral care.

Political Science 
The Political Science curriculum is designed to prepare students for a bachelor's degree in a variety of fields which can include law, government service, leadership and education.

Psychology 
The Psychology curriculum is designed to prepare students for a bachelor's degree (or higher) in a variety of fields which can include counseling, organizational psychology, testing and education.

Sociology 
The Sociology curriculum is designed to prepare students for a bachelor's degree in a variety of fields which can include law, social work, education and management.