Behavioral and Social Sciences courses at Columbia College include Anthropology, Geography, History, Humanities, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Speech. Students pursuing coursework in these subjects will benefit from a rich and in-depth experience that can lead to successful transfer to a four-year institution as well as meeting general education requirements for an AA/AS degree.
Students successfully completing courses in these areas will likely be able to:
- Demonstrate basic knowledge of the most significant theories, methods, structures, processes, and institutions associated with Behavioral and Social Sciences
- Critically analyze, evaluate, and articulate established ways of knowing in the Behavioral and Social Sciences
- Demonstrate critical thinking competencies in analyzing competing hypotheses
- Demonstrate competencies associated with 21st century citizenship and adulthood—these competencies include basic awareness of diverse perspectives and their implications—culturally, socially, psychologically, philosophically, historically, and geographically
- Demonstrate ability to engage in and maintain effective approaches to problem solving