Associate in Arts in Social Science
Herkimer County Community College

Program Details

Herkimer County Community College offers an online Associate of Arts in Social Science, a humanities degree.  This program offers an education in human society and social relationships.  The humanities degree curriculum covers a wide range of topics within these subjects, helping students understand more about family life, human personality, poverty, crime, and more.  You will be prepared for careers in law, government, social work, teaching, and other areas, and you can also transfer to four-year institutions to further your humanities degree. 

Coursework covers a variety of topics, including:

  • History
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Anthropology


  • Official high school transcripts or GED scores
  • ACCUPLACER placement test may be required

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education