Social Sciences

Social Science offers the Associate of Arts degree in Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice, English, Mass Communications, Religion and Sociology. Students are encouraged to follow the curriculum guides included in the catalog for each major.

Academic Departments

Criminal Justice
English
Religion
Mass Communications
Sociology

Mission

The School of Business & Social Sciences prepares students for professional schools and/or graduate studies in both for profit and nonprofit institutions along with viable careers in the business concentration areas of accounting, computer information systems, management, organizational management, and the social science areas of criminal justice, criminal justice administration, sociology, mass communications, English and religion. The School of Business & Social Sciences also assists students in acquiring proficiency in listening, critical thinking, speaking, reading, and writing cultivating an appreciation for various cultures and cultural differences and becoming competent in a chosen major in one or more of the disciplines offered.

Goals

The goals of the Division of Social Sciences are to:

  • align its offerings with the overall goals of the College to effect the intellectual, moral, and physical development of students;
  • assist students to develop essential skills for effective communication and expressions that include sound, critical, analytical reasoning, and problem-solving skills;
  • provide the appropriate opportunities for learning and experience for students to become competent in the knowledge and competencies expected from a college graduate in their specific major field of study;
  • equip students with the appropriate academic prerequisites for admission to graduate and/or professional schools;
  • promote a spirit of service and responsibility among students to their community and the broader society in which they live;
  • help students acquire, understand, and develop a global perspective that appreciates the value of different cultures and languages including their own.
  • Social Sciences Faculty

    Last Name First Name Title School Department
    Andrus Tracy Associate Professor Social Sciences and Humanities Criminal Justice
    Blacklock Darrell Instructor Social Sciences and Humanities Criminal Justice
    Brocato Billy Assistant Professor Social Sciences and Humanities Sociology
    Bruster Bernadette Assistant Professor Social Sciences and Humanities English/Modern Languages
    Candley Bernadette Adjunct Instructor Social Sciences and Humanities Sociology
    Carriker Jay Adjunct Instructor Social Sciences and Humanities History
    Clayton Barbara Instructor Social Sciences and Humanities English/Modern Languages
    Hall Jordana Instructor Social Sciences and Humanities English/Modern Languages
    Harris Sinia Assistant Professor Social Sciences and Humanities Spanish Education
    Hedrick Jeffrey Assistant Professor Social Sciences and Humanities Mass Communication
    Holloway Jackie Instructor Social Sciences and Humanities Religion
    Jokwi Jude Assistant Professor Social Sciences and Humanities Criminal Justice
    Miles Andrea Other Social Sciences and Humanities Criminal Justice
    Monroe Vaun Associate Professor Social Sciences and Humanities Interdisciplinary Studies
    Muhammad Devissi Associate Professor Social Sciences and Humanities History
    Murray Minnie Instructor Social Sciences and Humanities Criminal Justice
    Payne Doyce Adjunct Instructor Social Sciences and Humanities Criminal Justice
    Rahimi Mehrnaz Assistant Professor Social Sciences and Humanities Mass Communication
    Sherman Roderick Assistant Professor Social Sciences and Humanities Criminal Justice
    Singleton Keir Instructor Social Sciences and Humanities English/Modern Languages
    Taylor Cecil Adjunct Instructor Social Sciences and Humanities Religion
    Waigwa Solomon Associate Professor Social Sciences and Humanities Religion
    Wright Courtney Assistant Professor Social Sciences and Humanities Mass Communication