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The A.A. Humanities & Social Sciences degree program offers a traditional course of study that exposes students to a wide variety of subjects. With an emphasis on solid reasoning and communication skills, this program can be your first step toward finding a career.

What You'll Learn

In this program, you’ll gain a greater understanding of the world at large by studying diverse populations. You’ll also learn how to reason, question, communicate more effectively, solve problems, and think creatively. Most importantly, your course of study will help you make a decide on a career.

Where You'll Go

Your Humanities A.A. degree is a great launch pad to further your studies or begin work immediately upon graduation. Some career paths to consider include journalism, education, psychology, anthropology, sociology, economics, and pre-law. 

Typical Salary

5 years after graduating with a Bachelor's degree.


Popular careers, growth potential, and regional demand for the past 12 months.
Career 10-year growth potential Regional Demand
Social and Community Service Manager 28% Average
Social Worker 19% Average
Public Relations Specialist 13% Average

Real Data from Central New York

  • Data reflect previous twelve-month period in the Syracuse Metropolitan Area and surrounding five-county Central New York region.
  • Salary gathered from SUNY Graduate Wages (data source: NYS Unemployment Insurance) unless otherwise indicated. 
  • Demand is determined by the number of job postings in the region over the past twelve months. 
  • Occupational growth potential gathered from Burning Glass.   

Top Transfer Partners

  • SUNY Oswego
  • Le Moyne College
  • Syracuse University
  • SUNY Cortland
  • SUNY Empire State

Transfer Paths

4-year School Bachelor's Degree
Le Moyne College Psychology, B.A.
Le Moyne College English, B.A.
SUNY Oswego Psychology, B.A.
Lincoln University
Johnson C. Smith University