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In the School of Human Sciences, we are driven by a passion to help people. If you are interested becoming a:

  • Teacher
  • Physical Education Instructor & Coach
  • Law Enforcement Professional
  • Counselor
  • Social Worker
  • Community Developer/Planner
  • Public Service Professional
  • Dietician/Nutritionist
  • Child Development Specialist
  • Fashion Merchandiser
  • Interior Designer
  • Family & Consumer Sciences Teacher
  • Plus many more!

Then the School of Human Sciences at ABAC is for YOU!!! We offer a Bachelor of Arts and Science in Rural Studies with a concentration in Social and Community Development. Our Associate degree programs in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Human Services, Education, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Physical Education prepare you for exciting careers in many arenas. Our instructors use an applied, hands-on approach to provide you with real-world experiences that help build your knowledge and skills needed for success.

Our professional student organizations are intended to enhance your college experience. Take advantage of membership in organizations connected to your career interests:

  • Criminal Justice Club
  • Family and Consumer Sciences Club
  • Fitness and Health Club
  • Helping Professions Association
  • Rural Studies Club
  • Student Professional Association of Georgia Educators

The School of Human Sciences includes fields of study focused on the well-being of individuals, families and communities. If you are interested in a career within the Human Sciences, please contact us!

For more info about ABAC’s School of Human Sciences programs contact:

Dr. Darby Sewell, Dean
229 391-5080
229 391-5081 Fax

Rural Studies

Social and Community Development Students Participate in Summer Internships

Study Abroad BELIZE!

Spring Semester 2015!!!!

Family & Consumer Sciences Club

Interested in getting the most out of your academic experience? For Family & Consumer Science majors, the FACS Club provides professional development opportunities for members by attending state meetings and by attending the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Annual Meeting each summer. Learn more about this organization at the Student Organizations page.


eCore provides ABAC students with the opportunity to complete foundation or core requirements through online classes that are transferable to most universities in the state! This is a perfect program for students trying to complete courses over the summer or during their breaks. Ask the academic counselors for more information about the eCore opportunity.

Education at ABAC

The School of Human Sciences has Associate degrees that prepare students for professions in the education field including early childhood education, primary education and middle school education. Students can focus in history, English, art, music, foreign languages, science and mathematics or physical education.