Social and Behavioral Sciences

The NDSCS Social and Behavioral Sciences department offers general education courses for students completing programs or transferring.

Academic Options

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Criminal Justice Transfer
Criminal Justice Transfer

The Criminal Justice transfer plan is for students who wish to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete the bachelor’s degree in criminal justice.

  • Type: A.A. degree
  • Locations: Fargo, Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security, Liberal Arts Transfer


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Early Childhood Education Transfer
Early Childhood Education Transfer

This transfer curriculum plan is available to the student whose goal is a career in early childhood education, child development, family science or related fields.

  • Type: A.A. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Education and Training, Liberal Arts Transfer


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Education Transfer
Education Transfer

Students entering the Education transfer curriculum plan at NDSCS are exposed to a wide range of courses and disciplines. Upon completion of the requirements, students can transfer to other colleges or universities to take their education courses and to student teach.

  • Type: A.A. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Education and Training


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Elementary Education Transfer
Education Transfer

Students entering the Elementary Education transfer curriculum plan at NDSCS are exposed to a wide range of courses and disciplines. Students then transfer to other colleges or universities to take their education courses and to student teach.

  • Type: A.A. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Education and Training


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Law Transfer
Law Transfer

This curriculum is available to the student whose goal is a juris doctor (J.D.) or bachelor of law (LL.B) degree.

  • Type: A.A. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security, Liberal Arts Transfer


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Paralegal Transfer
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This curriculum is available to the student whose goal is a paralegal (BS) degree.

  • Type: A.A. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security, Liberal Arts Transfer

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Psychology Transfer
Psychology Transfer

This transfer curriculum plan is available to the student whose goal is a career in psychology or related fields, including medicine, neurosciences, business, industry, mental health and applied psychology.

  • Type: A.A. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Human Services


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Social Work Transfer
Social Work Transfer

The Social Work transfer curriculum plan is designed to prepare students with the general education and introductory courses necessary to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Social Work.

  • Type: A.A. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Human Services, Health Science


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Mission

The mission of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Department is to support the North Dakota State College of Science by offering general education courses for students completing programs or transferring. The department provides instruction in economics, political science, psychology, sociology, history, philosophy, criminal justice, social work, and religion.

Vision

The courses of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Department are taught not only with an eye toward helping students enter the workforce, but also stimulating their participation in a modern democratic society impacted by global forces. A knowledge of the social science disciplines is a solid base from which to exercise old and newly-emerging moral responsibilities in an era of rapid and complex social change.

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