Social Sciences
Welcome to the Social Sciences & Education Department at FCC. Our department prides itself on our highly qualified faculty members who are committed to creating a learner-centered environment for students. 

We offer a wide array of degree and certificate options. Courses are designed to help students understand themselves, their political and economic environment, and the society in which they live.

Programs of Study

Associate in Arts (A.A.)
Area of Concentration within Social Science (A.A.)
Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)
Associate of Arts in Teaching (A.A.T.)
Letter of Recognition

*Education Programs Overview
(including Certification information)

Full-time Faculty Members

Sarah Bigham, Ed.D Professor,  Education 301.846.2487
Lisa DiDonato, Ph.D. Assistant Professor and
Program Manager, Psychology
Debra Morlier Adjunct Coordinator and
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Corwin Parker Associate Professor, Geography and Sociology
Program Manager, Social Sciences  
Michael Powell, Ph.D.,J.D. Professor, History and Political Science 301.846.2571
Jill Schultz, Ph.D. Professor, Sociology and Gender Studies 301.624.2800
John Sheldon, Ed.D. Professor, Psychology 240.629.7857
Bruce Thompson, Ph.D. Department Chair and Professor of History
Honors College Coordinator
Delaine Welch Associate Professor and
Program Manager, Early Childhood Education
Kristen Wells, Ed.D., LPC  Assistant Professor and
Program Manager, Human Services and
Addictions Counseling

Contact Information

Nicole Welch
Academic Office Manager
Office: H-242

Delaine Welch
Department Chair
Office: H-232

Julie Horton, Ph.D.
Education Program Coordinator
Office: H241