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Social Sciences

Expand your world at The Lake

Do you like learning why people do what they do and act the way they act? Then you’ll love studying social sciences at LMC. If you’re still not sure what you want to be, this is a great area of study. The social sciences cover areas like criminal justice, political science and psychology – getting you ready for careers helping and handling people.

Find out what makes people tick. Are you always curious why people do what they do and think the way they think? Studying criminal justice, political science or psychology gives you a glimpse into the human mind and gets you ready for careers in law, politics, social work and more.

Be ready for anything. Studying the humanities and social science at LMC gives you a great base to transfer to a four-year university. But, it also gives you the ability to think critically and analyze information – a key skill in any career you may choose.

Nola Wallace volunteers for Make a Difference day

Nola Wallace from Niles, Michigan was very active in the Lake Michigan College community. She was a student-athlete on the Red Hawks volleyball team and participated in many student life events. Nola also studied abroad through LMC’s study in Spain program. She is now studying psychology at St. Mary’s College of Notre Dame.

Social Sciences News

April 18, 2022

Lake Michigan College’s History Department will host its second annual History Colloquium from 1-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, in Room C-221 on the Benton Harbor Campus 2755 E. Napier Ave.

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April 13, 2022

Author, speaker, and sex trafficking survivor Leslie King-Friday will share her experiences and discuss how to help prevent human trafficking during her presentation, “When Angels Fight,” at 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, April 22 in the Todd Center Conference Room on Lake Michigan College’s Benton Harbor Campus.

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