Social Science and Human Services

Social Sciences and Human Services Division

Degree and Certificate Programs from LCCC and the University Partnership
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Phone (440) 366-4021
Fax (440) 366-4128

The Social Sciences and Human Services division provides course work in disciplines which not only build academic skills, but also explore the relationships between people and the circumstances of their lives, both past and present.  The division provides students with a scientific perspective that guides them to a greater understanding of what it means to be truly human. To comprehend the complexities and diversities of life, such an understanding is vital. The division also offers course work, programs of study, and services that build a foundation for a life career in the service professions.

Social science careers are ideal for people who desire to use their skills and efforts to bring value to their communities. Varied career options, typically in public service, include social workers, urban planners, politicians, police and firefighters. With career in social sciences, you will help those around you and improve your community.

Dean, Social Sciences and Human Services 
Dr. Jonathan Dryden

Discipline Course Offerings

  • Criminal Justice
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Geographic Information Systems 
  • Geography
  • History
  • Human Services
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Teacher Education
  • Urban Studies

Associate of Applied Science Programs

Associate of Arts in Teacher Education

One-Year Technical Certificate/Certificate of Proficiency

Short-Term Technical Certificate/Certificate of Completion

Non-Credit Course Offerings

The University Partnership and
The Social Science/Human Services Division

Human Services/Social Work

Law and Government


Teacher Education

Urban Studies

Public Administration



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