Social Sciences
Welcome to the Social Sciences 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.) Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) Associate of Arts in Teaching (A.A.T.) Certificates Letter of Recognition


*Education Programs Overview
(including Certification information)

Full-time Faculty Members

Sarah Bigham, D.Ed Assistant Professor, Program Manager, Education 301.846.2487
Marshall Botkin, Ph.D Professor, Sociology 301.846.2579
Natalie Bowers Assistant Professor, Program Manager, Human Services 301.846.2696
Corwin Parker Assistant Professor, Geography 301.624.2837
Michael Powell, J.D.,Ph.D. Department Chair, Professor, History 301.846.2571
Mary Rolle  Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice 301.846.2639
John Sheldon, D.E Professor, Psychology 240.629.7857
Jill Schultz, Ph.D. Professor, Sociology 301.624.2800
Christine Spilker  Assistant Professor, Education 301.846.2604
Bruce Thompson, Ph.D. Professor, History/Honors College Coordinator 301.846.2535
Delaine Welch Assistant Professor, Program Manager Early Childhood Education 301.846.2559

Contact Information

Nicole Welch
Academic Office Manager
Office: H-225

Michael Powell, J.D.,Ph.D.
Social Science Department Chair
Office: H-214

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