Mission Statement

For the purpose of bringing quality education to the students in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, the faculty in this department commit to providing a personal classroom experience that presents a knowledge base in the social sciences, promotes critical thinking and problem solving, and raises social awareness and personal consciousness that lead to social action and social change for the betterment of the community, society and the individual.

Instructional Leadership Team Vision Statement

The Division of Instruction at College of the Mainland will serve our community by delivering innovative, integrated and impactful instruction, inclusive of diverse student populations and culminating in student success.


Principles of Macroeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics

Online options available for all courses.

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Psychology for Success; Introduction to the Teaching Profession; Introduction to Special Populations; Family, School and Community; Wellness of the Young Child; Child Growth and Development

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Federal Government, Texas Government

Online options available for all courses.

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U.S. History I, U.S. History II, Texas History

Online options available for U.S. History I and U.S. History II.

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Psychology for Success, General Psychology, Lifespan Growth and Development (including Service Learning), Statistical Methods of Psychology

Online options available for Psychology for Success, General Psychology, and Lifespan Growth and Development.

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Introduction to Sociology, Criminology

Online options available for all courses.

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