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’s early childhood education program was recently named a top 50 online associate degree option in the U.S., according to thebestschools.org.
Casper College sophomore Devin Pike has been selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship from Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society as a 2019 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar.
This year’s Casper College Constitution Day Seminar has been expanded from one to four days to look at “The Roles of a Free Press/Media in American Politics Sept. 16-19. All seminar events are free and open to the public.