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Studying the social sciences will help you explore the world around you, engage in its pressing issues, and appreciate its many cultures and rich history.

Harper College provides transfer-ready programs and courses in social science, such as anthropology, economics, geography, history, political science, psychology and sociology. By starting out your study at Harper, you can take quality, convenient courses, while saving money. To learn more, explore our programs below.

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Take courses toward an associate's degree, then transfer your credits to the college of your choice through our articulation agreements with hundreds of prestigious universities.

By completing two years at Harper and transferring to a four-year school, you can save more than $18,000 in tuition and fees.

 

Explore our programs

Harper College offers a number of social science transfer and career programs. To get started, select one of the program areas below:

Interested in another subject? If you are interested in transferring to study a social science-related subject not listed here, please meet with an academic advisor to learn what courses to take to meet your academic goals.

Drone Program Takes Flight
Harper College's certificate provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively use Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS or drones) in variety of business and public sector domains working as pilots, drone image specialists, data technicians, or remote sensing technicians. Drone technology is used in fields as diverse as agriculture, utilities inspection, public safety, search and rescue, mapping and surveying, insurance, mining, real estate, and cinematography. Learn more

Social Science News

Get the latest news from Social Science programs at Harper College.

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U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth, 2022 Harper College commencement speaker, on growing up a Girl Scout, the strength of Moana and working towards a carbon-neutral future. Read More

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Harper College approved leaving tuition unchanged for the third consecutive year coupled with other measures aimed at keeping costs down for students. Read More

Bernie Bluestein

Harper College’s very own Bernie Bluestein, 98 years old and a student for more than three decades, is receiving the highest distinction Congress can bestow. Read Bernie's story

Rep. Sean Casten Mukila Maitha Drone Program

Harper College students explained workforce opportunities for unmanned aircraft and guided visitors to test a drone pilot simulator. Read More

Study Abroad Panama

The Institute of International Education’s American Passport grant aims to increase participation and diversity in study abroad journeys for students. Read More

Get Started

To get started, contact Admission Outreach at 847.925.6700, submit a request information form, or submit an online application now.

Last Updated: 7/18/22