Humanities & Social Sciences Division

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


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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

Allen, Kristine - Graphic Design and Photography

Calhoun, Chris A. - Park and Recreation Management

Dittman, Michael J. - English

Galante, Mary Beth - Early Childhood Education (Pre K - 4)

Hartung, Richard C. - Physcial Education

Herr, Lindsay - English

Huseman, David C. - Economics

Kruger, Deborah - History

Moser, David D. - Communications

Natili, Jr., Armand L. - Psychology

Philson, Melissa - Psychology

Sarabok, Jennifer - Psychology

Shaffer, Steven - Emergency Services

Shuber, Lorri - English

Stieb, Jolene - English

Stubenbort, Dr. Karen - Social Work

Timmons, Travis - English

Walsh, Joy I. - English


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