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Social Sciences

Anthropology
Coordinator: Shawnda Floyd
Anthropology is the study of humans, early man, and primates, such as chimpanzees.  Our courses offer a glimpse into the evolution of man, links to other species, human behavior, and the development of cultures.

North Lake offers both Introduction to Anthropology (ANTH 2346) and Global Cultures (ANTH 2351).

History
Coordinator: Dr. Roy Vu
History is the study of the past.  North Lake offers a variety of History Courses, including American History I (HIST 1301), American History II (HIST 1302), World Civilization I (HIST 2321), World Civilization II (HIST 2322), and Mexican-American History II (HIST 2328).

Government
Coordinator: Dr. John Hitt
Our Government courses prepare students to engage in the political process as informed citizens through understanding of both the national and state political systems.
At North Lake, we offer Federal Government (GOVT 2305) and Texas Government (GOVT 2306).

Philosophy & Religion
Coordinator: Dr. Darryl Howard
Philosophy is the study of general and fundamental problems, such as those connected with reality, existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language. Religious studies teach students to identify the central beliefs and traditions of the major world religions.
 
North Lake offers the following courses:  Introduction to Philosophy (PHIL 1301), Introduction to World Religions (PHIL 1304), and Ethics (PHIL 2306).

Psychology
Coordinator: Rebecca Escoto
Psychology is the scientific study of how people behave, think and feel.  North Lake College offers courses on General Psychology (PSYC 2301), Human Sexuality (PSYC 2306), Lifespan Growth & Development (PSYC 2314), Psychology of Personality (PSYC 2316), and Psychology of Personality (PSYC 2319).

Sociology
Coordinator: Dr. Paul Magee
Sociology is the scientific study of society, including patterns of social relationships, social interaction, and culture.  At North Lake, we offer Introduction to Sociology (SOCI 1301) and Marriage & Family (SOCI 2301).