The Hesston College Division of Social Science provides an understanding of human social and psychological behavior, an essential component to a liberal arts education. The division promotes personal growth, responsible citizenship, and service to others in the church and the world. It offers exposure to employment settings, introduction to competent professionalism, and courses that are transferable.
- To help students develop a philosophy of service that has real life implications.
- To help students understand power and privilege as a social construct in the United States and the world.
- To encourage ongoing development and assessment of innovative, cutting edge curriculum.
- To create an environment on campus that supports, respects and celebrates diversity.
- Soc111 The Helping Relationship 3 hours
- Soc112 Introduction to Social Welfare 3 hours
- Soc120 Transcultural Service Term 1 or 2 hours
- Soc122 Religions of the World 3 hours
- Soc123 Chicago Center for Urban Life and Culture May Term 3 hours
- Soc123 Chicago Center for Urban Life and Culture Summer Term 9 hours
- Soc150 Service Learning 1 to 6 hours
- Soc201 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 hours
- Soc202 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3 hours
- Soc203 Introduction to Sociology 3 hours
- Soc207 Sociology of Families 3 hours
- Soc211 Conflict Resolution 1 hour
- Soc215 Social Diversity 3 hours
- Soc220 Social Psychology 3 hours