Alice Lloyd College

Social Sciences

Division Head: Mrs. Denise Jacobs
Spring 2015 Faculty Office Hours (pdf)
Spring 2015 Tutoring Schedule (pdf)
Locations: June Buchanan Alumni Center, Commodore Slone Building
Fall 2015 Schedule of Classes (pdf)
Spring 2015 Schedule of Classes (pdf)
Course Descriptions

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
Social Science
Social Studies Education Grades 8-12
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. Marvin Pippert



Upcoming Events


October 2015
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September 27, 2015 September 28, 2015 September 29, 2015

ALC Blood Drive

Convocation: Entrepreneurship Seminar

September 30, 2015 October 1, 2015

Convocation: Breast Cancer Awareness

October 2, 2015 October 3, 2015
October 4, 2015 October 5, 2015

JBS 1st Quarter Grades Due

October 6, 2015 October 7, 2015

ALC Midterm Grades Due

JBS Science Fair

October 8, 2015 October 9, 2015

JBS Grandparent's Day

October 10, 2015

ALC Alumni Association Meeting

Appalachia Day Homecoming

October 11, 2015 October 12, 2015 October 13, 2015 October 14, 2015 October 15, 2015

ALC Fall Break (No Classes)

JBS Fall Break (No Classes)

October 16, 2015

ALC Fall Break (No Classes)

JBS Fall Break (No Classes)

October 17, 2015
October 18, 2015 October 19, 2015

Alcohol Awareness Week

October 20, 2015

Alcohol Awareness Week

Convocation: Substance/Alcohol Abuse Awareness

October 21, 2015

Alcohol Awareness Week

October 22, 2015

Alcohol Awareness Week

October 23, 2015

Alcohol Awareness Week

Fall Board Meeting

October 24, 2015

Fall Board Meeting

October 25, 2015 October 26, 2015 October 27, 2015 October 28, 2015 October 29, 2015

Convocation: Kunal Mehta

October 30, 2015 October 31, 2015