Division of Social Sciences

This division offers A.S. and A.A. degree programs designed to prepare students for transfer to 4-year institutions, and A.A.S. degree and certificate programs designed to prepare students for careers in social sciences upon graduation. Programs are distributed across disciplines of anthropology, criminal justice, education, health, physical education, political science, psychology, and sociology.  Students majoring in Human and Social Services have a mandatory internship experience required as part of the curriculum. Students who wish to take specific career courses for employment advancement are encouraged to meet with the chairperson of the Division or coordinators of respective programs for assistance in selecting courses that will fulfill their special needs. Faculty hold advanced degrees, are professionally active, and involved in research and publication. They serve on numerous boards and committees, and many are leaders in human service fields.

Location: Level III, Yellow

Chairperson: Mamie Bridgeforth

Faculty: Mamie Bridgeforth, Linda Carter, Patrice Davis, Gerald Freeman, Mary Jenkins, Akil

           Khalfani, Felix Linfante, Charles Pinderhughes, Charles Reid, and Paul Tandoh

Administrative Assistant: Patricia Seward

Degrees and Certificate Programs:   

  • Childhood Development Associate Certificate of Achievement - Code 0204
  • Criminal Justice (A.S.) - Code 0898
  • Education (A.A.) - Code 0206
  • Human and Social Services (A.A.S.) - Code 2202
  • Human and Social Services Certificate of Achievement - Code 3057
  • Massage Therapy Academic Certificate - Code 6013
  • Paralegal Studies (A.S.) - Code 2015
  • Paralegal Certificate of Achievement - Code 3208
  • Physical Education (A.S.) - Code 0899
  • Social Science (A.S.) - Code 0710