Social Science Course | NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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Transform Society with Social Science


When taking a Social Science course, you'll study human society and the relationships among individuals within a society. Social Science helps us formulate effective solutions for society and to understand the implications of those solutions. 

Social Science covers a wide spectrum of subjects, including economics, political science, sociology, history, archaeology, anthropology, and law.

Many Social Science courses at NWACC carry transfer credit to four-year institutions and can fulfill general education requirements.  

Pursuing an education in Social Science can open up career opportunities in the following occupations:

  • Political Scientist
  • Economist
  • Sociologist
  • Geographer
  • Psychologist
  • Urban and Regional Planner 
  • Historian
  • Survey Researcher
  • Business Management
  • Economics
  • Local Government
  • Management Consultancy