Social Science Department

Welcome to the SocialSocial Science
Sciences Department at Frederick Community College. The department prides itself on its highly qualified faculty committed to creating a learner-centered environment for students. Courses are designed to help students understand themselves, their political and economic environment, and the society in which they live. A wide array of degree and certificate options are offered.

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Programs of Study

Faculty Listing 

Associate in Arts (A.A.)

  • Criminal Justice
  • Economics
  • Government & Politics
  • History
  • Human Services (Addictions, Developmental Problems, Gerontology, Social Work Transfer)
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Please refer to the catalog for curriculum requirements

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)

  • Early Childhood Development
  • Paralegal
  • Police Science

Please refer to the catalog for curriculum requirements

Associate of Arts in Teaching (A.A.T.)

  • Education (Early Childhood)
  • Education (Elementary)
  • Mathematics (Secondary)
  • Spanish (Secondary)

Please refer to the catalog for curriculum requirements


  • Civil War
  • Early Childhood Development
  • Paralegal
  • Senior Staff & Group Leader Training
  • Addictions Counseling
  • Corrections
  • Gerontology

Please refer to the catalogfor curriculum requirements

Letter of Recognition

  • Early Childhood Development
  • Gerontology

Please refer to the catalog for curriculum requirements

Full-time Faculty Members

Angleberger, Barbara Chair, Assistant Professor, Psychology 
Bigham, Sarah Assistant Professor, Program Manager, Education 
Botkin, Marshall Dr. Professor, Sociology

Hannon, Susan

Assistant Professor, Program Manager, Psychology

Helfrich, Katherine Professor, Program Manager, Human Services
Parker, Corwin Assistant Professor, Geography
Parker, Tracy Dr. Professor, Paralegal Program Mgr., Paralegal Program
Powell, Michael Dr.  Professor, History, Gov't. and Politics
Rolle, Mary Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice Coordinator
Schultz, Jill Dr. Professor, Education, Sociology.

Shusko, Robin

Police Science Program Mgr
Thompson, Bruce Dr. Professor, History, Honors Coordinator
Welch, Delaine Assistant Professor, Program Manager, Early Childhood Education 

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Barbara Angleberger

Academic Office Manager
Brenda Ferko

Social Science Faculty Web Pages