Enjoy a diverse curriculum. If you have your sights set on a bachelor’s degree, Virginia Peninsula’s Social Science program opens doors for you.
Explore a curriculum that emphasizes cultural and social understanding, critical thinking, written and oral communication, quantitative and scientific reasoning and information literacy to develop skills required in the workplace or for baccalaureate studies in programs such as psychology, economics, political science, history and sociology.
Virginia Peninsula’s Social Science degree is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a bachelor’s degree in social sciences or related fields. Virginia Peninsula graduates who complete the program with a certain grade point average can benefit from special admission agreements with other Virginia colleges and universities, including Old Dominion University, William & Mary and Christopher Newport University. Graduates with bachelor’s degrees in the field pursue careers as:
- social workers
- political scientists
- museum guides
"I had the opportunity to learn from professors who genuinely loved the course work they were teaching! All the way from psychology to sociology and history, they were all so hands-on, friendly and enthusiastic!"
Learn more about a career in this field, how much it typically pays, what the demand is, and how your education can help you become qualified.
For the most up-to-date information about this program, including courses, credits, and other requirements, please refer to our College Catalog.