Social Science Department

Possible career opportunities in anthropology

Anthropology is a basic component for careers such as anthropologist, anthropology instructor, museum curator, population analyst, urban planner, social services consultant, and environmental impact analyst. Most career options require more than two years of college study.

Possible career opportunities in economics

Economics is a basic component for a career in law, management, sales, banking, heath care industry, utility industry, consulting, statistical analysis, finance, and government. Most career options require more than two years of college study.

Possible career opportunities in history

Students develop cultural literacy and other skills for a broad range of careers including education, public service and law. Most career options require more than two years of college study.

Possible career opportunities in political science

Students develop critical thinking and other skills for a broad range of careers including education, public service and law. Most career options require more than two years of college study.

Possible career opportunities in psychology

Careers include psychotherapist, school psychologist, college professor, researcher, counselor and administrator. Most career options require more than two years of college study.

Possible career opportunities in sociology

Provides students with career possibilities including criminologist, employment counselor, interviewer, researcher, social worker, and urban planner. Most career options require more than two years of college study.

Associate degree and certificate program information

Degrees and certificates offered by the Social Science Department

Associate in arts for transfer

Social Science Department Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

Social Science Department class schedules

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Contact Us

Division Convener: Scott MacDougall
925-969-2432
SMacDougall@dvc.edu
FO-151
Coordinators:
Economics Andrea Sorce
925-969-2424
asorce@dvc.edu
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History John Corbally
925-969-2527
JCorbally@dvc.edu
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Matthew Powell
925-969-2499
mpowell@dvc.edu
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Political Science Scott MacDougall
925-969-2503
smacdougall@dvc.edu
FO-151
Psychology Mark Akiyama
925-969-2427
MAkiyama@dvc.edu
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Sociology/Anthropology/Social Science Lisa Smiley-Ratchford
925-969-2448
LSmiley-Ratchford@dvc.edu
FO-109
Anthropology Steve Johnson
925-969-2430
sjohnson@dvc.edu
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Division: Social Science Division
925-969-2452
Directory Social Science Department faculty and staff