Social and Behavioral Sciences


Joliet Junior College's Social and Behavioral Sciences Department offers classes in anthropology, child development, education, history, political science, psychology, and sociology for transfer/occupational degree programs.

In addition to standard courses, students can choose to explore more detailed areas of interest, such as French Revolution (HIST 205), The Civil War and Reconstruction (HIST 250), History of WW II (HIST 270) , Marriage and the Family (SOC 270), Cultural Diversity in America (SOC 290), Stress Management (PSYC 272), and Developmentally Appropriate Infant/ Toddler Care (CDEV 250).

What is Unique About Our Social and Behavioral Science Department?

The Social and Behavioral Science department has a variety of disciplines and degrees/certificates. We have a assortment of course offerings including face-to-face courses, online courses, and hybrid courses. Students have the opportunity to take 16 week courses, 14 week courses, and 8 week courses on campus or at satellite campuses.