In the School of Human Sciences, we are driven by a passion to help people. If you are interested becoming a:
Plus many more!
Then the School of Human Sciences at ABAC is for YOU!!! We offer both the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science and the Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees.
Our Bachelor degree is in Rural Studies with a track in Social and Community Development. This interdisciplinary degree focuses on equipping students with the skills and abilities to create positive change in the social, economic, political, and cultural aspects of rural communities. The program emphasizes the importance of critical thinking skills, cultural understanding, and social responsibility and provides opportunities for hands-on learning and internships.
Students interested in traditional programs focused on helping others, such as psychology, sociology and social work, will find the Rural Studies four year track in Social and Community Development unique and appealing. Students are prepared to pursue a variety of career paths in community planning, non-profits, public administration, governmental agencies, chambers of commerce, and agencies serving individuals and families or for graduate study in psychology, marriage and family therapy, sociology, human services, and public administration among others. For an in-depth look at this unique program, visit www.ruralstudy.com.
In addition to our Bachelor degree program, students also have the opportunity to complete the Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees with coursework focusing on preparing students for transfer pathways in criminal justice, education, and family and consumer sciences. Our instructors use an applied, hands-on approach to provide students with real-world experiences that build the 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.
The School of Human Sciences is comprised of disciplines and coursework focused on the well-being of individuals, families and communities. If you are interested in a plan of study that will prepare you for a career within the Human Sciences, please contact us!
For more info about ABAC’s School of Human Sciences programs contact:
Dr. Bobbie Robinson, Interim Dean