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Humanities and Social Sciences

Humanities and Social Sciences

Academic Departments

Do you plan to transfer to a four-year college and pursue your career dreams then? If so, the Humanities and Social Sciences division can offer you the foundation courses you’ll need so that you can make your career choices later. The Humanities and Social Sciences division offers the Associate in Arts (AA) degree and the Professional Writing Certificate.

The Associate in Arts degree, while emphasizing communication, social sciences, and humanities, can potentially provide you with the first two years of baccalaureate coursework. Thus, the division can provide a foundation for many careers. With a focus on Humanities and Social Sciences, you are able to continue your studies and pursue careers in any of the following disciplines and more!

Career Fields

  • Accounting
  • Art, Art History and Art Management
  • Business Administration and Management
  • Communication
  • Education
  • English
  • Foreign Language
  • History
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Pre-Law
  • Psychology and Sociology
  • Religious Studies
  • Other Humanities, Fine Arts and Social Sciences

Child and Youth Studies

The Child and Youth Studies department is dedicated to preparing students for employment in settings that include, but are not limited to, any part-or full-day program in a child care center, school classroom or home care that serves young and school-age children and their families, including children with special developmental and learning needs. 

Human Services

The Human Services department at Trident Technical College provides graduates with the skills, knowledge and ethics of the human service discipline to facilitate assistance to individuals, families and communities in need, primarily by helping them acquire the skills to solve their own problems.

Professional Writing Certificate

The Professional Writing Certificate teaches fundamental writing skills for use in a variety of disciplines, including creative writing, journalism, technical writing and writing for media. Orientation leaders will also assign students to faculty advisors for this program.

The Division of Humanities and Social Sciences main office is located in Bldg. 100/Rm. 111 on Thornley Campus.