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.)
Area of Concentration within Social Science (A.A.)
Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)
Associate of Arts in Teaching (A.A.T.)
Letter of Recognition

*Education Programs Overview
(including Certification information)

Full-time Faculty Members

Sarah Bigham, D.Ed. Assistant Professor,  Education 301.846.2487
Lisa DiDonato Assistant Professor, Psychology 301.846.2466
Debra Morlier Assistant Professor, Psychology
Asst. Department Chair
Heather Hinkle Program Manager,
Elementary & Secondary Education
Corwin Parker Assistant Professor, Geography
Michael Powell, J.D., Ph.D. Professor, History 301.846.2571
John Sheldon, D.Ed. Professor, Psychology 240.629.7857
Jill Schultz, Ph.D. Professor, Sociology 301.624.2800
Bruce Thompson, Ph.D. Professor, History/Honors College Coordinator
Department Chair
Delaine Welch Assistant Professor, Program Manager Early Childhood Education 301.846.2559

Contact Information

Nicole Welch
Academic Office Manager
Office: H-225

Natalie Bowers
Department Chair