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
“The Right to Privacy in Today’s America” is the topic for this year’s Casper College Constitution Day/Social and Behavioral Science Seminar Sept. 15, 16, and 17.
A scholarship to help museum studies and anthropology majors at Casper College was recently established through the Casper College Foundation.
Rachelle Trujillo was recently selected as the 2021 recipient of the Jon E. Brady Award in Political Study at Casper College, where she is double majoring in international studies and communication — journalism.