Welcome from the
The Social Sciences Division educates students in a broad
array of studies. Our division includes
courses in Criminal Justice, History, Political Science, Psychology, Social
Sciences, Social Work, and Sociology.
Through these courses, the Social Sciences Division provides a
foundation in General Education Core courses that serve as the core of a strong
liberal arts education.
Our courses in the Social Sciences examine the global community
with a focus on the study of the human experience from an individual, social,
historical, institutional, and environmental perspective. Courses are designed
to emphasize the economical, historical, political, and psychological keystones
of societal issues.
If interested in a degree in one of the Social Sciences,
students will gain the foundation to develop valuable skills, including (but
not limited to): critical thinking, problem solving, communication, information
analysis, application of quantitative and qualitative research, knowledge of
the scientific method, civic responsibility, and a global and cultural
understanding of the human experience in the contemporary society.
Students in our division graduate a more responsible citizen
of the world with a stronger understanding of the various dimensions and
complex cultural inter-relationships between people, societies, and cultures.
programs of study are offered in our division.
||Criminal Justice Minor
||Ethnic Studies Minor
||Gender Studies Minor
The Division of Social Sciences supervises a number of
clubs, including Dominican College’s Debate Society.
Please stop by our office in Casey Hall, Room 18, or contact me to discuss the many majors and minors we offer that can benefit your educational and career path.
Fabiana S. DesRosiers, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Director, Division of Social Sciences
470 Western Highway
Orangeburg, NY 10962