CCA is an accredited community college with campuses in Aurora and Denver Colorado

Welcome to Social Sciences 

The faculty and students of Social Sciences at the Community College of Aurora study, interpret, and celebrate individuals, societies, and cultures, to understand both difference and connection, and to create a better future.


 

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News & Events

  • Speech to have equity lens

     James Gray, co-chair of the college’s Equity in Excellence project that is studying gaps in African-American academic outcomes and presenting methodologies in an effort to improve them, has been asked to speak June 30 at The National Forum on Education Policy annual conference in Washington D.C.

  • Come in July 23 to reserve spot

    Late registration for summer Community ESL and Citizenship classes at the Aurora Language Center will be held Wednesday, July 23, at noon, 1 p.m., 5:30 p.m., and 6:30 p.m.

    Interested parties should arrive about 15 minutes before any of the scheduled times to take a placement test, register, and pay for the class. New students would start class immediately.

  • Aimed at STEM students

    Community College of Aurora has been awarded a $15,000 grant from Xcel Energy for a pilot project aimed at increasing the number of minority, low-income students prepared to earn degrees and certificates in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).

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  • Will instruct teachers in Chile

    Ruby Eichenour, a sixth-year adjunct in Community College of Aurora’s ESL program, has been awarded a Fulbright Global Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) award. She is expected to begin her three-month teaching expedition in Chile sometime in the spring of 2015.

  • Event seeking volunteer support

    The City of Aurora is celebrating our diverse international community on Saturday, August 23, through Global Fest 2014 (http://auroraglobalfest.org/). The college will have an information tent at the event, but the city also needs volunteer help to make the event a success.
     

  • CCCS cites academic rigor

    CCA's Translation and Interpretation certificate program has been cited for excellence by the Colorado Community College System not only for its work within the classroom, but also for its students' successful transition into the marketplace.

    Marketing efforts, word-of-mouth, and a revised scheduling blueprint has helped grow the program over the last year.

  • Simulation space debuts

    Trial was in session in early May at the newly opened courtroom inside the Center for Simulation, with CCA employees taking the stand, wedged inside the jury box, and an adjunct faculty member presiding as judge.

  • Multi-disciplinary exercise

    A classic ‘Whodunnit?’ received a modern treatment when the historic Lizzie Borden case was revisited for the third installment of the multidisciplinary exercise, “CSI: Aurora" in March and April.

  • Network ... and nosh, too

    Community College of Aurora will hold its annual Part-Time Job, Internship and "Free Stuff" Fair on Sept. 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is an opportunity for students to connect with employers with available part-time jobs and internships, while also recieving CCA discounts.

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