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Online Social Science A.A.

An exploration into the sources of human behavior.

The social sciences deal with human society and social relationships. Coursework includes various topics, including:

  • History
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • Anthropology

Through your studies, you'll understand more fully topics like prejudice, family life, democracy, human personality, crime, poverty, and unemployment.

A degree in Social Science from Herkimer College prepares you for careers in law, government, social work, and teaching. It is also designed for students who plan to transfer to four-year institutions.

Featured Graduate

Tangorra alum profile

Cosimo Tangorra has held numerous local and state education positions, and is now the superintendent of schools for the New Hartford School District.

Tangorra’s journey began with a degree from Herkimer in Social Science. He went on to earn a BA in Psychology from Siena College, an MS in Special Education from the College of St. Rose, and a Doctorate of Education from Sage College.

“I give Herkimer County Community College all the credit,” Tangorra says, “There have been so many people who mentored me, accepted me, advised me, who helped me develop as an educator. Now I feel obliged to do the same.”


View our program course requirements as published in the College Catalog: Social Science A.A.

Transfer Agreements

Below is a list of transfer agreements we have established (for our Social Science A.A. Program) with four-year colleges & universities to provide a seamless transfer of credits.

Programs also offered online are denoted by asterisk.*

Online Learning

The Social Science A.A. program may also be completed entirely online through our Internet Academy. We offer the same level of care and service to online students as we do to on-campus students. All necessary services are accessible online, including registration, placement testing, bill payment, tutoring, book purchasing, and academic advisement. Learn more!

Cost & Financial Aid

Herkimer College offers a quality and affordable educational experience. Learn about our cost of attendance and financial aid.

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