Social Sciences

Following any one of Valencia College social science degree pathways will give you a greater understanding of human society. You'll explore major topics in history, philosophy, culture, and a wide range of complex societal issues. Coursework emphasizes open class discussions, critical reading and writing assignments and independent thinking.

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Programs and Degrees

Associate in Arts

Degree Pathways are designed to prepare students to transfer to a Florida public university as a junior. The courses listed in the plans are the common prerequisites required for the degree. They are placed within the general education requirements and/or the elective credits. Specific universities may have additional requirements, so it is best check your transfer institution catalog and meet with a Valencia College advisor.

Continuing Education

Continuing Education provides non-degree, non-credit programs including industry-focused training, professional development, language courses, certifications and custom course development for organizations. Day, evening, weekend, online and distance learning courses are available.

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Political Science
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Social Sciences