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

  • Students Receive 370% Return on Investment

    CCA's economic ImpactA new economic impact study released May 8 revealed that the Community College of Aurora’s annual financial impact in its service community amounted to $187.487 million.

  • Summer reg week April 6-9

    View the 2015 Summer Class schedule. 

    Summer registration week is April 6-9 and anyone who registers for summer classes that week will be entered into a drawing for great prizes. Also during the week there will be free food each day in the Administration Building on the CentreTech Campus and in the Lowry Student Services Office in the West Quad.

  • Attempt to glean best practices

    People talking in a storage closetMore than a dozen educators from the Netherlands attending a national conference in Denver made a pit stop to Lowry on Nov. 4 in order to see how the structure and culture within the Colorado community college system might be applied to institutions back home.

  • Aurora Symphony tackles Broadway
    2015 Broadway Kids Concert

    The Aurora Symphony Orchestra will be holding its 2015 Broadway Kids production at Community College of Aurora on Feb. 7-8 at the Larry D. Carter Theater on CentreTech Campus (16000 E. CentreTech Parkway, Aurora).

  • Backstage’s 14 Great Film Schools 

    Cameraman with gear in the background. Backstage and Colorado Film SchoolCCA’s own Colorado Film School (CFS) is no stranger to accolades, as it's frequently featured in Hollywood Reporter’s Top 25 Film Schools. The latest honor comes from Backstage, a trusted resource for actors and film buffs, which named CFS in their recent article, “14 Great Regional Film Schools.”
     

  • Grant opens local pipeline
    EKG heart monitor image

    The Community College of Aurora received a $106,000 grant over three years from the Colorado Department of Education that will pay to train North Aurora residents for job opportunities on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

  • 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.

  • Dr. Stencel directs two observatories

    Dr. Robert Stencel, a University of Denver professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics and director of the historic Chamberlin and Mt. Evans observatories, will be this spring’s featured speaker at the bi-annual Sherlin Lecture Series. His subject matter: “Astronomy in a Time of Climate Change.”

  • Contributions to profession cited

    CCA's Maria Halloran on Nov. 15 received the Gladys Doty Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Profession at the annual Fall CoTESOL Convention. The board of CoTESOL (Colorado Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) unanimously approved the award. Fellow CCA faculty members Daniel Schweissing and Chris Tombari made speeches on Halloran's behalf.

  • Available books jumps by millions

    Community College of Aurora in collaboration with Aurora Public Library is the first higher education institution in the United States to employ new technology that provides students access to over 30 million library holdings, while affording direct access to items in and around its own home state.

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