Social and Behavioral Sciences
SCF’s Social and Behavioral Sciences and Human Services programs offer a deep dive into the world of humanity and society. They cover a wide range of subjects, exploring society, identity, and social institutions. This includes understanding the roles of individuals in various contexts like education, history, law, politics, and psychology. Graduates from these programs can expect diverse career opportunities.
SCF provides Associate in Science (A.S.) Degrees and Certificates to equip students with practical skills and critical thinking abilities. These credentials pave the way for success in current job markets and future career advancements.
For students planning to continue their education, the Associate in Arts (A.A.) Degree is the ideal choice. This program is designed for those who intend to transfer to a four-year college or university to earn a bachelor’s degree in their chosen field. SCF offers academic advisors to guide students through program planning and ensure they meet the academic prerequisites for a smooth transition to their next academic destination.
One of the highlighted programs is the Criminal Justice Technology. This program, available as both an Associate in Science Degree and a Certificate, prepares students for careers in law enforcement, corrections, and related fields. It covers subjects like police administration, criminology, criminal evidence and investigation, and juvenile delinquency. Graduates can explore career options like social services work or law enforcement management.
The Criminal Justice Technology Specialist Certificate provides foundational knowledge for those looking to enter law enforcement, corrections, or other criminal justice fields. It’s also a pathway toward advanced degrees like an AS Degree in Criminal Justice or a BAS Degree in Public Safety and Emergency Management.
In addition to these programs, there are resources and certificates available in Homeland Security, Paralegal/Legal Assisting, Fire Science Technology, and Early Childhood Education. The aim is to provide students with diverse educational opportunities and the skills they need for a successful future in their chosen fields.