School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
What does your future look like? Do you see yourself becoming a teacher? Police officer? Paralegal? Social worker? Politician?
Many students in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences earn their associate degree at Casper College and then transfer to a four-year institution. Some of this through Casper College’s University Partnerships Program, which offers bachelor’s, master’s, and even doctoral degrees through 15 partner universities. Many also transfer to the University of Wyoming at Casper, located in the Casper College Student Union and University of Wyoming Building.
Unique opportunities for students in the School of Social and Behavior Sciences:
- Foreign Relations — join the Casper Committee on Foreign Relations; attend bimonthly dinners with speakers; participate in a trip to Washington D.C.
- Environmental Sociology — Trip to Teton Science School.
- Diversity in Education (EDCI 2250) — Service learning trips from Pine Lodge, Wyoming, to Belize.
- Criminal Justice — Trip to Denver to tour crime lab and ridealongs with the Denver Police Department; Supreme Court justices visit Casper.
- Forensics — Compete in forensics tournaments, where the national event has been held in such places as Cleveland, Ohio, and Denver, Colorado, and the international event has been held in Barcelona, Spain; and Paris, France.
- Paralegal — Mock trial with St. Anthony’s fifth-grade class.
Degree and certificate programs
Casper College is offering a new class this summer to help residents interested in working as a substitute teacher with the school district.
The second of two films for this year’s 30th Annual Casper College Multicultural Film Festival, “Just Mercy,” will be shown Friday, April 30 at 7 p.m.
Alexis Barney, the 2021 Wyoming Teacher of the Year and Casper College graduate, will present the program “Ringleading Education: A Recipe for Success in the Teaching Circus” Thursday, April 22 at 4 p.m.