Psychological and Sociological Sciences Department

  • What We Do

    The Department emphasizes the social sciences of psychology and sociology and careers in the human services helping professions. The faculty include both full-time instructors as well as working professionals.

    What You Get

    Students can major in psychology or sociology options of general studies, which lead to a readily transferable associate of science (AS) degree, or they can earn an associate of applied science (AAS) degree in human services.

    Where You'll Go

    With a degree in psychology or sociology students can continue their education at a four-year school in psychology, sociology, counseling, social work, or a wide variety of related programs. With a human services degree, students are prepared to directly enter the workforce in the helping professions, advance their career, or continue their education in human services, counseling or social work.

    The Next Steps

    Visit the department to talk with one of our instructors or speak to an academic advisor to find out if a program in this division is the right fit for you.

    How Do I Apply?

  • Developmental Clinic - WDCE
  • Contact Information

    Prof. Sonia Bell, Chair


    Marlboro Hall, Room 2054


    (301) 546-0526

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  • This is a department within the Social Sciences and Business Division

    The Social Sciences and Business Division includes a diverse array of programs and courses in career areas such as hospitality, culinary arts, criminal justice, child care, human services, accounting and business. The division also includes transfer programs in psychology, sociology, economics, business administration, forensic science, law and teacher certification.