Social Sciences A.A. (Transfer)

Program website

Academic Advisor: Enchantment Allen
Email: eallen@frederick.edu
Phone: 301.846.2475

Program Description

Prepares students for transfer to four-year institutions in social sciences disciplines.

The study of Social Sciences prepares students to analyze and understand human society and social relationships.

Students can choose to major in the Social Sciences A.A. to explore various disciplines including anthropology, criminal justice, economics, education, geography, history, human services, political science, psychology, and sociology.

Students also have the option to focus on a specific discipline within the Social Sciences A.A. by selecting an Area of Concentration in Criminal Justice, Education, History, Human Services, Psychology, or Sociology.

Students should meet with an advisor to develop a plan appropriate for their transfer and career interests. To investigate potential careers related to this degree program, visit the Career Communities page.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate understanding of major findings and ideas in addictions, anthropology, economics, education, geography, history, human services, political science, psychology, or sociology.
  • Students will effectively communicate the potential a social science discipline has for contributing to the growth and development of human culture through ancillary material (written, oral, visual, and/or all three modes combined).
  • Students will demonstrate critical reading and analytical skills.
  • Students will be prepared to enter transfer institutions in social science fields.