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The study of so­cial science helps to explain how society works, explor­ing every­thing from the trig­gers of econ­omic growth and causes of unemploy­ment to what makes people happy.

This informa­tion is vital and can be used for many pur­poses. Among other things, it helps to shape corpo­rate strate­gies and govern­ment pol­icies.

What Will I Learn?

Students will gain a basic understanding of society through the study of historical events, governing institutions, human behavior and economic development. An Associate of Arts degree in Social Science prepares graduates for entry-level roles in many industries. It also paves the way for students to pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree in a field related to Social Science at most state universities in Texas.

What Can I Do with This Course of Study?
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