Humanities & Social Sciences Division
BC3 Humanities and Social Science Programs provide students with a foundation to pursue a range of opportunities .
The following 2-year programs enable students to develop the knowledge and professional skills necessary to start a career upon graduation:
- Child Development Education, A.A.S.
- Digital Audio and Video Production, A.A.S.
- Emergency Services
- Graphic Design, A.A.S.
- Homeland Security, A.A.S.
- Park and Recreation Management
- Photography, A.A.S.
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:
- Communications, A.A.*
- Criminology, A.A.*
- Early Childhood Education (Pre K-4), A.A.*
- English, A.A.*
- Fine Arts, A.A.
- General Studies, A.A.
- History, A.A.*
- Physical Education
- Psychology, A.A.*
- Secondary Education - English Option, A.S.
- Secondary Education - Social Studies Option, A.S.
- Social Work, A.A.*
* 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
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.
Earn a Criminology, A.A. from BC3 and transfer credits towards an Administration of Justice, B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh
Earn a Psychology, A.A. from BC3 and transfer credits towards a Psychology , B.A. from La Roche College
Earn a General Studies, A.A. from BC3 and transfer credits towards a Communications/Public Relations, B.S. from Chatham University