Associate of Arts Degrees offered in the Social Science Department:
Arizona Western College offers an Associate in Arts degree in Family Studies as well as a credential certificate in Family Development.
For more information on the Family Studies program please contact Aryca Arizaga-Marron, Professor of Family Studies, at (928) 317-6421.
The history major is offered for those students who would like to continue, at the university level, to pursue history as a teaching or research career or as an adjunct discipline to other majors.
For further information about course offerings in History, please see the Course Catalog or contact Monica Ketchum, Professor of History, at (928) 344-7646.
The study of Philosophy has as its primary aim, the seeking of wisdom and understanding with regard to some of the most profound topics that have ever been contemplated by mankind. This program constitutes an excellent liberal arts foundation for students planning to pursue university studies in philosophy, law, education, communications, and art, among others.
For further information about course offerings in Philosophy, please see the Course Catalog or contact either David Burris, Professor of Philosophy, at (928) 344-7714 or Daniel Taylor, Professor of Philosophy, at (928) 344-7681.
Political science is the study of governments, politics, and social ideologies. This program is not only for students who wish to become political scientists, but is also an excellent preparation for pre-law.
For further information about course offerings in Political Science, please see the Course Catalog or contact Adam Ekins, Professor of Political Science, at (928) 344-7736.
This combined major in the behavioral sciences allows students continuing at the university to major in either field. Also, students considering a career in social work or other human services can use this program as a solid preparation for those careers.
For further information about course offerings in Psychology or Sociology, please see the Course Catalog or contact Lindette Lent, Professor of Psychology, at (928) 317-6474 or Joseph Vielbig, Professor of Sociology, at (928) 344-7585.
Other Social Science disciplines in which courses are offered:
Anthropology, Geography, and Religious Studies
For further information about course offerings in these three disciplines, please see the Course Catalog or contact Monica Ketchum, Social Science Lead Faculty, at (928) 344-7646.