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Northern Wyoming Community College District    
  Jan 23, 2018
NWCCD 2014-15 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

Social Science AA

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The Social Science program at NWCCD provides students with core knowledge in anthropology, sociology, and psychology. This multidisciplinary program is designed to meet the complex curricular interests of students who may not achieve their professional goals through study in a single discipline. Students are introduced to the foundational concepts in social science and are prepared for advanced study at a 4-year institution.

Social Sciences Program Outcomes:

  • Apply basic research methods in anthropology or sociology, including research design, data analysis, and interpretation.
  • Explore sociocultural diversity on local, country, and international levels.
  • Examine the applicability of theory and empirical findings to social, policy, and global issues.
  • Summarize the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, and historical trends in anthropology or sociology.
  • Assess the functionality of societies both present and past.

Required Course of Study for AA Degree


Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester - 16 credits

Spring Semester - 15 credits

Total Degree Credit Hours: 62-63

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