Social Science

Associate of Arts

Empire State College

  • Delivery Mode
    100% Online
  • Total Credits
    64
  • Degree Level
    Associate of Arts
  • Contact Us
    800-342-3811

Earn your associate degree online

You will earn the same diploma as our on-campus students

As a student of social theory, social structure and change, you will explore the interaction and history of social, political and economic structures, and how they affect human beings in complex society. You explore theories, methods and problems addressed by anthropologists, political scientists and sociologists in their examination of critical concerns for modern society, both to understand them in a historical context and to consider policies to address those issues. You also will develop valuable research, analytical and communications skills as, together with a faculty mentor, you create a program to meet your specific needs and goals.
What's an associate degree?
An associate degree usually takes two years of study and prepares students for employment or transfer to a bachelor’s program at a four-year university.

How do I enroll?

Follow these steps to start your application

  1. Go to the online application
  2. Create an account
  3. Complete the forms or save for later
  4. Pay the application fee (if applicable)
  5. Submit any supplemental materials, if required
  6. Send in your academic records
  7. Apply Now

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