Alice Lloyd College

Social Sciences

Division Head: Mrs. Denise Jacobs
Locations: June Buchanan Alumni Center, Commodore Slone Building
Fall 2016 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. Rhonda Smith-Daugherty

 

Dr. Leo Daugherty

 

 

Dr. Stephen Wilson
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Upcoming Events

Calendar

September 2016
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
August 28, 2016 August 29, 2016 August 30, 2016

Mandatory Class Meeting - Required of ALL Students

August 31, 2016 September 1, 2016

JBS 1st Quarter Mid-Term Ends

All-Campus Cookout

September 2, 2016

JBS Elementary Fall Field Day (K-5)

September 3, 2016
September 4, 2016 September 5, 2016

Labor Day (No Classes)

September 6, 2016

ALC Opening Convocation

Opening Convocation & Yearbook Photos

September 7, 2016 September 8, 2016

MAPP Testing

JBS Parent/Teacher Conference

ALC MAPP Test (Freshmen & Juniors)

September 9, 2016

JBS Senior Field Day (6-12)

September 10, 2016
September 11, 2016 September 12, 2016

Religious Emphasis Week

September 13, 2016

Religious Emphasis Week

September 14, 2016

Religious Emphasis Week

September 15, 2016

Religious Emphasis Week

Convocation: Religious Emphasis

Convocation: Religious Emphasis

September 16, 2016

Religious Emphasis Week

September 17, 2016
September 18, 2016 September 19, 2016 September 20, 2016 September 21, 2016 September 22, 2016 September 23, 2016

Alumna/us of the Year Banquet

September 24, 2016
September 25, 2016 September 26, 2016 September 27, 2016

ALC Blood Drive

Convocation: Randy Wallace

September 28, 2016 September 29, 2016 September 30, 2016 October 1, 2016