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Popular Career Options

Some of the most popular careers in this pathway include: anthropologist, banker, college professor, counselor, federal agent, intelligence analyst, law enforcement officer, lawyer, paralegal, politician, researcher, social worker, and urban planner. 

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Anthropology

Anthropology


Anthropology is the study of human biological, cultural and social diversity. With an emphasis upon a comparative perspective, anthropology studies the human condition on a global scale and throughout the course of human history. Within the discipline of anthropology, the four fields of study are biological anthropology (human evolution), cultural anthropology, archaeology and anthropological linguistics. Prepare for advanced studies in anthropology at a baccalaureate institution and eventual employment in government agencies or academic profession. Employment most often requires completion of post-graduate degree.

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Anthropology Focus

Associate in Arts - Direct Transfer Agreement (AA-DTA)


Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice


Modern law enforcement is a highly competitive career field. The more education you have, the better your chance of employment and advancement. Prepare for entry-level employment in law enforcement agencies and in some correctional facilities. People working within those areas can use the program to enhance their skills. Bachelor's degree options are available through the Lower Columbia Regional University Center.

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Criminal Justice

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)


Criminal Justice for City University

Associate in Applied Sciences - Transfer (AAS-T)


Criminal Justice Focus for City University

Associate in Arts - Direct Transfer Agreement (AA-DTA)


Criminal Justice Focus

Associate in Arts - Direct Transfer Agreement (AA-DTA)


Economics

Economics


Study the use of resources in relation to the production and distribution of wealth. Economics is important for those interested in a career in business, law, finance, government service and social service. Prepare to transfer to a baccalaureate institution in a variety of fields of study. Bachelor's degree options are available through the Lower Columbia Regional University Center.

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Economics Focus

Associate in Arts - Direct Transfer Agreement (AA-DTA)


History

History


The study of history provides an opportunity to explain the development of human societies over time through examination of the records (cultural, economic, political and scientific) of past generations. Transfer studies leading to a bachelor's degree prepares you for government service, legal fields, education and other research careers. Bachelor's degree options are available through the Lower Columbia Regional University Center.

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History Focus

Associate in Arts - Direct Transfer Agreement (AA-DTA)


Philosophy

Philosophy


The field of philosophy focuses on methods and systems of reasoning, critical examination of philosophic answers to questions of values and obligations, and justification of ethical beliefs. Begin studies for transfer to a baccalaureate institution to complete an advanced degree. Possible career fields include research, consulting and education. Bachelor's degree options are available through the Lower Columbia Regional University Center.

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Philosophy Focus

Associate in Arts - Direct Transfer Agreement (AA-DTA)


Political Science

Political Science


The study of political science concentrates on the philosophy, structure and function of government. Career opportunities exist in law, private business, public administration, nonprofit organizations and teaching. Complete studies to transfer to earn a bachelor's degree. Bachelor's degree options are available through the Lower Columbia Regional University Center.

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Political Science Focus

Associate in Arts - Direct Transfer Agreement (AA-DTA)


Pre-Law

Pre-Law


Law careers can be built upon interests in accounting, corporate management, public administration, politics, criminal investigation, as well as legal practice. Most law schools do not require specific undergraduate programs, but recommend courses appropriate for the baccalaureate degree of the student's choice. Pre-law students should have the ability to read, write, and speak English well, a critical understanding of human values and institutions, and the creative power to think.

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Pre-Law Focus

Associate in Arts - Direct Transfer Agreement (AA-DTA)


Psychology

Psychology


Work as a guidance counselor, clinical psychologist, social worker or educator after earning your bachelor's degree. Psychology courses also supplement majors in health sciences, social sciences, business and law. Bachelor's degree options are available through the Lower Columbia Regional University Center.

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Psychology Focus

Associate in Arts - Direct Transfer Agreement (AA-DTA)


Sociology

Sociology


Study the origin, development, organization and functioning of human society as you prepare for a career in social work, public opinion research, public relations, guidance counseling, education, personnel relations or community planning. Complete a two-year degree or studies to transfer to earn a bachelor's degree. Bachelor's degree options are available through the Lower Columbia Regional University Center.

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Sociology Focus

Associate in Arts - Direct Transfer Agreement (AA-DTA)


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