Humanities & Social Sciences Division

BC3 Humanities and Social Science Programs provide students with a Foundation to pursue a range of opportunities.

Career Programs

The following 2-year programs enable students to develop the knowledge and professional skills necessary to start a career upon graduation:

Transfer Programs

Out of the total number of students enrolled at BC3, 70% transfer their credits to a 4-year college or university. BC3 credits are recognized by public, private, and online 4-year colleges and universities. Students who complete an associate degree in one of the PASSHE* programs can transfer to any Pennsylvania state institution with junior standing:

* PASSHE - PA State System of Higher Education


The following certificate programs can be completed within a year and provide students with a foundation and/or expand their knowledge base.

* Workplace Certificate - Specific skill development for a particular profession

Contact Our Faculty

Anderson, Dr. David L. - Professor

Calhoun, Chris A. - Professor

Dittman, Michael J. - Assistant Professor

Galante, Mary Beth - Assistant Professor

Hartung, Richard C. - Assistant Professor

Herr, Lindsay - Instructor

Huseman, David C. - Professor

Kruger, Deborah - Instructor

Moser, David D. - Associate Professor

Natili, Jr., Armand L. - Professor

Philson, Melissa - Assistant Professor

Sarabok, Jennifer - Assistant Professor

Shaffer, Steven - Instructor

Shuber, Lorri - Instructor

Stubenbort, Dr. Karen - Assistant Professor

Timmons, Travis - Instructor

Wadding, Judith M. - Professor

Walsh, Joy I. Associate Professor

Wood, Dr. Kathy M. - Professor


Earn a Bachelor's Degree at BC3

Unique partnerships with 4-year colleges & universities give students the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree on main campus. Students earn an associate degree from BC3 and transfer credits towards completing a bachelor’s degree with curriculum and instruction offered on main campus by the 4-year college or university. Courses are offered in the classroom, online, through ITV, or as a hybrid.

University of PittsburghEarn a Criminology, A.A. from BC3 and transfer credits towards an Administration of Justice, B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh

LaRoche CollegeEarn a Psychology, A.A. from BC3 and transfer credits towards a Psychology , B.A. from La Roche College 

Chatham UniversityEarn a General Studies, A.A. from BC3 and transfer credits towards a Communications/Public Relations, B.S. from Chatham University 

IUP logoEarn an Early Childhood Education (Pre K-4), A.A. from BC3 and transfer credits towards an Early Childhood Education (Pre K-4) and Special Education (Pre K-8),  B.S. Ed. from Indiana University of Pennsylvania