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10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia MD, 21044
Laurel College Center
312 Marshall Avenue, Suite 205
Laurel, MD 20707
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6751 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia MD, 21046
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Social Sciences

Did you ever wonder why people behave the way they do? The social sciences investigate the relationships between people within their environments.

Studying the social sciences involves cross-cultural and interdisciplinary thinking as well as the critical analysis of societies from around the world. HCC's Social Sciences associate degree is designed for students interested in transferring to a four-year institution and furthering their education in any of the following disciplines: anthropology, conflict resolution, economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, sociology, and social work.

The program features flexibility, allowing students to tailor the level of specialization in a particular discipline while sampling a variety of social science areas.

Visit the Social Sciences instructional area for all related programs.

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