Alice Lloyd College

Social Sciences

Division Head: Mrs. Denise Jacobs
Spring 2014 Faculty Office Hours (pdf)
Locations: June Buchanan Alumni Center, Commodore Slone Building
Spring 2014 Schedule of Classes (pdf)
Fall 2014 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. Paul Beasley

 

Dr. Rhonda Smith-Daugherty

 

Dr. Marvin Pippert

 

Dr. Leo Daugherty

Upcoming Events

Calendar

October 2012
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Office of Admissions Breast Cancer Awareness Month Begins

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Men's Cross Country @ UPike Invitational

CloseOctober 1, 2012 @ 5:00 pm

Women's Cross Country @ UPike Invitational

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LE 101 Dining Etiquette Seminars

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This special seminar is sponsored by the ALC Leadership Program.
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Marshall University College Fair

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JBS 1st Quarter Grades Due

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SAT Test Date

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Women's Volleyball versus Midway

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ALC Midterm Grades Due

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JBS Science Fair

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JBS Grandparents' Day

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ALC Alumni Association Meeting

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Appalachia Day Homecoming

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Appalachia Day Homecoming

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Fall Open House

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Eagles vs. Alumni

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Eagles vs Alumni

CloseOctober 13, 2012 @ 3:00 pm

Lady Eagles vs Alumni

CloseOctober 13, 2012 @ 4:30 pm

The Penny Loafers

CloseOctober 13, 2012 @ 7:00 pm

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The Penny Loafers, an all-male quartet, treats us to a special performance during Appalachia Day Homecoming.
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Breast Cancer Awareness

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A fundraising event sponsored by PBL.
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ALC Fall Break (No Classes)

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Fall Break (No Classes)

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JBS Fall Break (No Classes)

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JBS Fall Break (No Classes)

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Women's Tennis @ IU Southeast

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Women's Tennis @ Midway

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ALC Alcohol Awareness Week

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Alcohol Awareness Week

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ALC Alcohol Awareness Week

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Alcohol Awareness Week

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Choices

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Mountain Comprehensive Care guests in this very important convo during Alcohol Awareness Week.
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ALC Alcohol Awareness Week

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Alcohol Awareness Week

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ALC Alcohol Awareness Week

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Alcohol Awareness Week

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Shame the Devil!: An Audience with Fanny Kemble (Convo 1)

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As a prelude to tonight’s performance, please join us for a lecture by Kathi Ellis about Shame the Devil!: An Audience with Fanny Kemble.

Women's Volleyball versus Bluefield College

CloseOctober 25, 2012 @ 5:00 pm

Shame the Devil!: An Audience with Fanny Kemble

CloseOctober 25, 2012 @ 7:30 pm

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Megan Burnett performs her one-woman show Shame the Devil!: An Audience with Fanny Kemble.
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JBS Fall Festival

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Women's Tennis @ KIAC Tournament (@ IU East)

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Men's Cross Country @ Kentucky Christian Invitational

CloseOctober 26, 2012 @ 4:00 pm

Women's Cross Country @ Kentucky Christian Invitational

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ACT Test Date

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Trunk or Treat (Admissions Ambassadors)

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Eagle Day Saturday

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SAT Test Date

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