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Social Science

The Department of Social Sciences and Human Services at Rogue Community College Instructor Erica Giesenis committed to high-quality instruction across the social sciences.  Our programs provide insight into the past, examine the complex issues of the present, and explore solutions for the future, enabling our students to build their careers, pursue advanced academic studies and empower positive change. 

Our faculty are passionate professionals with both clinical and academic expertise who bring their knowledge from the real world into the classroom, bringing relevance and immediacy to your learning experience.  Our department offers:

  • Degree and certificate programs in Human Services, Alcohol & Drug Counseling, and Sustainability
  • A Focus Award in Community Development for a Sustainable Future
  • Dedicated faculty whose areas of expertise include anthropology, archaeology, environmental policy, geography, history, political science, psychology, and sociology
  • Coursework leading to transfer to colleges and universities toward bachelor’s degrees and advanced professional studies
  • Opportunities for student research internships, study abroad and hand-on learning incorporated into your academic experience
  • A supportive, student-oriented learning community that values human relationships, civic engagement, global awareness, justice and diversity

Degrees and Certificates:

Department Chair:
Francine Gentile
E-mail: fgentle@roguecc.edu