Alice Lloyd College

Social Sciences

Division Head: Mrs. Denise Jacobs
Spring 2014 Faculty Office Hours (pdf)
Locations: June Buchanan Alumni Center, Commodore Slone Building
Fall 2014 Schedule of Classes (pdf)
Course Descriptions
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Alice Lloyd College’s Social Science Division offers outstanding opportunities for students concerned with the social life of human groups and individuals through course study in economics, political science, psychology, sociology, history and business communications and administration. Degrees are available in Business Administration, Social Science (non-teaching), Sociology (non-teaching), Social Studies (teaching and non-teaching), and History (teaching and non-teaching).

Majors / Minors Offered

Business Administration
History
Social Science
Social Studies Education Grades 8-12
Sociology
Sports and Fitness Programs Management
History Minor
Social Science Minor
Sociology Minor

Extracurricular Activities

The Law Society
Internship Positions
Attend Legislative Day in Frankfort, KY

What Can I Do with a Degree in Social Science?

Social scientists study humans, human culture, and the relationship between humans and their environment. In other words, the total human experience is the field of study for the social scientist. Some areas outside of Academics where social scientists might find employment are:

  • Community Planning
  • International Relations
  • Manpower Research and Analysis
  • Civil Rights Analysis
  • Public Health Program Specialist
  • Industrial Specialist
  • Criminology/Penology
  • Social Ecology
  • Urban Sociology
  • Social Pathologist
  • Social Work
  • Foreign Agricultural Affairs
  • Manpower Development
  • Employee Relations
  • Consumer Safety
  • Community Development
  • Industrial Sociology
  • Social Problems Specialist
  • Demography, and
  • Social Welfare Research.

The student who wishes to pursue a graduate degree in Sociology, Social Work, Psychology, Political Science, or any of the subfields in these disciplines would be prepared with a degree in Social Science.

Companies That Have Employed Social Scientists

“No field of study is more important to human beings than the social sciences. To understand society is to learn not only the conditions that limit ourselves, but also the opportunities open to us for improving the human condition. Increasing our knowledge of human society is as important as learning more about mathematics, physics, chemistry or engineering, for unless we can develop societies in which human beings can live happy, meaningful, and satisfying lives, we cannot reap the benefits from learning how to make better automobiles and skyscrapers, traveling in space, or constructing faster computers.” – Hunt and Colander, Social Science: An Introduction to the Study of Society

Meet Our Faculty

Dr. Paul Beasley

 

Dr. Rhonda Smith-Daugherty

 

Dr. Marvin Pippert

 

Dr. Leo Daugherty

Upcoming Events

Calendar

July 2014
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ALC Eagle Classic Tennis

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July 18th – 20th. Entry deadline is July 17th at 5 PM. The tournament is affiliated with the Appalachian Tennis Series.
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ALC Eagle Classic Tennis

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July 18th – 20th. Entry deadline is July 17th at 5 PM. The tournament is affiliated with the Appalachian Tennis Series.
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JBS Faculty In-service/Opening Day

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