Social Sciences

Associate of Arts

The social sciences are about human society-the relationships of individuals both within it and to it. Students in the AA in Social Sciences take introductory social sciences courses and have the opportunity to become acquainted with several other disciplines including English literature, fine arts, history, philosophy, theology, and biblical studies.

The Social Sciences are about human society-the relationships of individuals both within it and to it. Students in the AA Social Sciences take introductory courses in the Social Sciences and have the opportunity to become acquainted with several other disciplines including English Literature, Fine Arts, History, Philosophy, Theology, and Biblical Studies.

The AA Social Sciences allows students to maximize university-transferable credits in a setting that encourages them to think seriously about the relationship between Biblical and Theological Studies and the Social Sciences. This degree helps students build a solid foundation in preparation for life and service.

Graduation Requirements

  • the completion of 63 credit hours of study
  • the completion of the AA core requirements
  • two semesters of Service Learning
  • completion of 24 credit hours of Social Science requirements

Program Requirements

(63 credit hours)

AA Core Curriculum

(30 credit hours)

Social Sciences

(24 credit hours)

Course Credit Hours
ECON 100 Microeconomics and ECON 101 Macroeconomics
OR
PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology I and PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology II
OR
SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology I and SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology II
6

18 credit hours of Social Science electives selcted from any of the following categories:

Administration; Anthropology; Economics; Native Studies; Psychology; Sociology

18

Free Electives

(9-12 credit hours)

SL 1-2 Service Learning non-credit

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Charles Hackney, PhD

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Charles Hackney.jpgDr. Hackney and his family have lived in Caronport since January 2010, and he has found that coming from Fairbanks, Alaska has equipped him well for the task of living in the Middle of Nowhere. He is fond of Shakespearean theatre, having performed in a number of productions. He is also a martial arts instructor with the Caronport Bartitsu Society.