The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
Allegheny, Boyce, North, South
This program prepares the student for transfer to a four-year institution with a broad college background and skill and knowledge in the social sciences. Students can pursue an overall general degree or develop a concentration in sociology/anthropology, history or political science. Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:
Graduates may earn a bachelor’s degree in geography, history or political science and prepare for study in the professions, including education and the law.
Students select POL-101 or POL-103
Mathematics Elective Refer to the mathematics course descriptions in the CCAC academic catalog for mathematics courses appropriate to specific program areas.
Social Science Concentrations
General Social ScienceStudent to select four courses with the alpha codes of ANT, CJC, ECO, GEO, HIS, POL, PSY and SOC.Anthropology and SociologyStudent to select four courses with the alpha codes of ANT and SOC.HistoryStudent to select four courses with the alpha codes of HIS and GEO.Political ScienceStudent to select four courses with the alpha codes of ECO and POL.