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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?
Degrees and Certificates
Social Sciences (AA) Degree Plan