The mission of the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences is to enrich lives through the study of human behavior and the development of global awareness of the interconnectedness of the world.
Our department is focused on providing outstanding service to students in order to enhance their critical thinking abilities, develop their writing, collaboration, and technology skills, and nurture their appreciation of diversity and the richness of the world. We believe it is our responsibility to provide students with tools and experiences that will not only make them highly productive members of the workforce, but will also help them become active and well-informed members of our community. We strive to achieve these goals by offering a variety of class structures and flexible teaching formats that cater to students’ different interests and learning styles.
Fields of Study within our Department
The Associate of Arts is ideal for students who wish to major in any of the above fields of study at a four-year institution. See A.A. degree requirements. The Social and Behavioral Sciences Department also offers the following degrees:
Criminal Justice for transfer A.A.
Department Resources and Activities
John Jenkins Memorial History Scholarship
The John Jenkins Memorial History Scholarship is open to students at the Larimer Campus who have demonstrated interest in history and outstanding merit and leadership within their community. Please check with the Foundation for more details.
If you are considering or planning on majoring in history at a four-year institution, come to one of our open houses to receive literature, ask questions, and discuss potential job opportunities for history graduates.
Check back here often for upcoming dates.