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Social and Behavioral Sciences


Understanding human behavior is crucial for success in any field. That’s why we offer a wide range of social and behavioral science courses that explore topics such as psychology, anthropology, and more. Whether you want to pursue a career in social sciences or just broaden your horizons, our social and behavioral science courses will help you gain a unique perspective on the world we live in. 

Program at a Glance

Earning Potential

Family Social Worker: $49,309 per year
Anthropologist: $63,092 per year
School Psychologist: $71,077 per year
Historian: $76,261 per year
Political Scientists: $91,242 per year
For more salary information, check out Texas Wages.

Career Opportunities

An Associates in Arts in Social and Behavioral Sciences can provide you with a foundation for various careers in counseling, education, research, social services, and more. If you pursue further education, you can earn a career as a:

  • Psychologist
  • Sociologist
  • Social Worker
  • Anthropologist
  • Political Consultant
  • More


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Social and Behavioral Sciences, AA

This Associate of Arts degree prepares you to transfer to a 4-year college or university. You’ll explore different ideas and theories, and how they apply to the real world. These skills will help you in other subjects and are a great foundation for several careers.
Length 2 Years
If you're studying full-time, you can complete the 60 credits for this program in four terms.

Explore Majors

When you earn an AA degree in Social and Behavioral Sciences, you can further your education and transfer to a four-year university. Here are some of the majors you can pursue:


A psychology major is a curious explorer seeking to understand the complexities of the brain and what makes people tick. 


As an anthropology major, you act as a traveler of the human experience. You get to learn about different people’s values, beliefs, and social structures. 


When you are a philosophy major, you get to dive into the deep end of the big questions and explore the mind, universe, and everything in between. 


A sociology major examines the relationship between individuals, groups, and institutions. You’ll discover how to uncover the hidden patterns that underlie society. 


When you’re a history major, you get to time travel into the past and shed light on the lessons we can learn from our shared past.


As a government major, you will discover how to navigate political systems and explore the structures that govern our lives. 

Contact Us

Have questions? Reach out to one of our department chairs.
Yvonne Frear
Dept Ch, Beh and Soc Sciences
(281) 998-6150x1708
Dawn Eaton
DC, Beh/Soc Sciences and Educ
(281) 998-6150x3732
Darla Rocha
Dept Ch, Beh and Soc Sciences
(281) 459-7133