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Social Sciences, Human Services + Criminal Justice

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Make a difference at Clackamas Community College

Do you want to make a positive impact on the world? Do you want to understand the needs of others and serve the community? At CCC, you can explore human behavior, society and relationships, while preparing for a career in human services, criminal justice or social sciences like sociology and psychology.

CCC is a great place to start your education. Students who complete transfer coursework in social sciences, human services and criminal justice at CCC will be ready to pursue exciting degrees at four-year colleges and universities.

If you like solving complex problems and working with people, a degree or certificate in one of the social sciences, human services and criminal justice programs at Clackamas Community College can give you a jumpstart on a fulfilling career.

Social Sciences, Human Services and Criminal Justice Programs

Certificate Programs - One Year to Complete

Associate of Applied Science Degrees - Two Years to Complete

Transfer to a four-year university

Common Social Sciences, Human Services and Criminal Justice Transfer Majors

  • Criminal Justice
  • History
  • Human Development
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

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Get Started in Social Sciences, Human Services and Criminal Justice

You don't have to have your career goals figured out yet. Start with foundations like English composition and library research and see where a Clackamas Community College education in social sciences, human services and criminal justice can take you.

Step 01

Apply and Get Started at CCC

It only takes a few steps to apply to CCC, apply for financial aid and get started on your path to academic success.

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Step 02

Contact One of the Social Sciences, Human Services and Criminal Justice Advisors Before Registering for Courses

Social Sciences, Human Services and Criminal Justice advisors:

Enrique Farrera
enriquef@clackamas.edu

Jodi Stapleton
jodis@clackamas.edu

Step 03

Begin with courses that will help you reach your academic and career goals

Whether you have a career in mind or are just starting to explore your interest in social sciences, human services and criminal justice, you can save time and money by starting with courses that can take you anywhere. Create a strong foundation for any social sciences, human services or criminal justice program program or a transfer degree at Clackamas Community College by starting with the courses below.

Beginning CoursesTerms Typically Offered InCredits
FYE-101, First-Year Experience Level IFall, winter, spring, summer2
EFA-101J, Introduction to the Social Sciences, Human Services and Criminal JusticeFall, winter, spring2
MTH-098, College Math Foundations OR
MTH-105, Math in Society OR
MTH-111, College Algebra
Fall, winter, spring, summer (MTH-098), Fall, winter, spring, summer, (MTH-105), Fall, winter, spring, summer, 
(MTH-111)
4
LIB-101, Introduction to Library ResearchFall, winter, spring, summer1
WR-121, English CompositionFall, winter, spring, summer4

View the course catalog for more information about Social Sciences, Human Services and Criminal Justice courses. View the schedule for times and locations of upcoming courses.