Associate of Art/Science in Social Science and History

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Social Science

The Associate of Science degree with an emphasis in Social Science at NCCC prepares student for transfer programs in various fields of social science including human services, public administration, and pre-law. Students will learn to identify different area/disciplines of the social sciences and the various research methods utilized to collect information regarding human behavior. Further students will learn how social institutions and social structure influence social relations as outlined in history, political science, anthropology, sociology and other social sciences. The program is designed to assist students to understand concepts related to living and working in a global society. Prerequisites The student will need to demonstrate proficiencies in reading, English, and mathematics based on the COMPASS assessment test, ACT or SAT scores, or by taking the recommended/required classes. Some of the courses in this curriculum have specific prerequisites.

History

The Associate of Arts with an emphasis in History curriculum at NCCC provides the rerequisites for most bachelor degree programs in history. Students interested in Secondary Education Certification in History should follow this degree program, with the addition of EDUC 104/105 Intro to Teaching/Lab. This is also a useful degree program for students interested in the Law and Museum studies. Prerequisites The student will need to demonstrate proficiencies in reading, English, and mathematics based on the COMPASS assessment test, ACT or SAT scores, or by taking the recommended/required classes. Some of the courses in this curriculum have specific prerequisites. General Education (GE) Courses In order to graduate with a college degree, all students are required to take certain general education courses. These include English composition, speech, wellness, science, art and humanities, mathematics, computer systems, and social and behavioral science.

Last updated Nov 2017

About the School

Hello and Welcome to Neosho County Community College (NCCC), home of the "Panthers"! We are a two-year institution offering Associate Degrees. We can offer you a safe, hometown environment where your ... Read More

Hello and Welcome to Neosho County Community College (NCCC), home of the "Panthers"! We are a two-year institution offering Associate Degrees. We can offer you a safe, hometown environment where your individual needs and goals can be achieved. Our International population is small, but growing. We currently have international students representing twelve different countries and have had former international students who transferred to Harvard, the Art Institute of Chicago, and other credible four-year institutions. Read less
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