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Social Sciences

WElcome to social sciences

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Get informed and become engaged in shaping our society and culture at Edmonds College


Image of handprints on cave wallToday, students are actively looking for ways to get involved, volunteer, and make a difference in their community and the world. Classes in the social sciences are a great place to start. These studies are the gateway to careers in public service in law, politics, government, business, social work, and counseling as well as to jobs at local non-profit organizations and international non-governmental organizations.

"I find that my students today are deeply interested in the good society. They are concerned with and interested in what's going on in the world and appreciate classes that are relevant to their experience."

— political science instructor Robin Datta


Social Science Areas We Offer Classes in:

Recommended for:

  • Transfer Students: these classes provide excellent preparation for success at colleges and universities across the country
  • Fulfilling the cultural diversity requirement for degrees and certificates (look for those classes marked CD)
  • Gaining the knowledge to act as a thoughtful citizen, informed decision-maker and leader, and lifelong learner and the skills to communicate, act, reason, and explore