Social Sciences

Are you interested in transferring to a four-year school?   Do you want to earn your bachelor’s degree?  The Social Sciences Degree at VWCC prepares you to transfer to a four year school and earn a degree in any of these fields: anthropology, economics, history, pre-law, political science, psychology, social sciences or sociology. 

There is also a specialization in Education.

Transfer Agreements

Students that graduate from Virginia Western with an associate degree and a minimum grade point average may obtain GUARANTEED admission to more than 30 of the commonwealth’s colleges and universities. Click here for a list of Virginia Transfer Partners.

In addition, Virginia Western has entered into the following agreement specific to the Social Sciences program. This list is subject to change, and the most current agreements can be found on our Transfer Agreements page.


Est. Tuition*: $
Credits: 61 Hours
Time: 2 Years

*Estimated cost reflects in-state rate and is subject to change


The cost of attendance is an estimate of the costs a student may have while at Virginia Western.

Click here for the cost of attendance for financial aid.


 Humanities H111
Fax: 540-857-6096

Mailing address:
School of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
3082 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015


Dr. Annette Chamberlin
Professor, History
Professor, Sociology
 Humanities H111

A.S. – Virginia Western Community College
B.A. – Roanoke College
M.A. – Virginia Tech
M.B.A. – Averett University
Ph.D. – Virginia Tech