Department of Social Science
Our mission is to provide quality education for the Mineral Area College community in those
areas of knowledge, skills, and values that are consistent with Liberal Arts Education and that
are further developed within the subject matter that comprise the Social Sciences, both in
content and methodology, which deal with the total person as an individual and with the
interaction of human beings in groups. The department offers a wide variety of courses that
can be taken for elective credit or career preparation, as well as for academic transfer of social
science majors into baccalaureate level programs at four-year schools.