• Social Sciences Division
  • DIVISION INFORMATION
    • The HCCC Social Sciences Division (SS) offers courses and degree programs focused on the critical and analytical inquiry of human behavior and institutional structures from theoretical, historical, empirical, and multicultural perspectives. Academic exploration of the social sciences, on both a local and global scale, promotes self-discovery and empowerment through the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills that can be applied to academic and vocational careers.
    DEGREE AND PROGRAM INFORMATION
    • Associate in Arts (A.A.) Programs
    • Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) Programs
    • Proficiency Certificates
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    • Learn more about Online and Hybrid courses
  • SOCIAL SCIENCES SPOTLIGHT
    • RED CROSS CPR/FIRST AID TRAINING FOR HUDSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE’S CDA STUDENTS
    • RED CROSS CPR/FIRST AID TRAINING FOR HUDSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE’S CDA STUDENTS
      • The Education Department, part of the Division of Social Sciences, provided Red Cross CPR/First Aid Training for 47 students who were enrolled in Hudson County Community College’s Learning Community Child Development Associate (CDA) classes on Friday, May 8. CDA Learning Community classes are a new collaborative initiative with the Education and ESL Departments, and this spring the first cohort completed its studies. Four highly trained Red Cross instructors taught our students how to respond to common first aid emergencies such as burns, cuts, head/ neck/back injuries and how to respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies. At the completion of the training, our students received a Red Cross Pediatric First Aid/CPR certificate which is valid for two years. Read more.
  • SOCIAL SCIENCES NEWS
    • HCCC INTRODUCES A NEW INFANT/TODDLER EDUCATION DEGREE
      • Hudson County Community College (HCCC) has developed a new degree option in response to national and statewide focus on advanced training for infant and toddler education professionals. Studies towards the Infant/Toddler degree option – an addition to the existing A.A. Liberal Arts program – will be available in the upcoming spring semester. Read more.