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Business & Social Sciences

About Our Division

BSS End-of-Year 2021 Celebration

Join by Zoom on Friday, June 11 at 3–4:30 p.m.

Celebrate and recognize our 2021 students for their contributions! Register for Zoom access.

STUDENTS:  Apply for the BSS Division Scholarship!  Note: You'll be asked for two BSS faculty to provide references. Check the scholarship form for eligibility. Apply by Friday, May 21, 2021 at 5 p.m. (PST)

FACULTY: Complete the BSS Excellence Awards & Scholarship Nomination(s) 2021 Form

See last year's awards of excellence!


What We Offer

To quickly access an overview of the Business and Social Science Division, you can choose from the following:

Choose from a broad range of degree and certificate programs, including career training and associate degrees for transfer.

Select from the listing below to learn more about an academic department.


Recommendations for Your Success

Reading, Writing and Study Skills

The Teaching & Learning Center offers

  • Free one-on-one 20-minute tutoring sessions for any Foothill class
  • 40-minute group workshops on different skills topics throughout the quarter.
  • Learn more about the TLC programs


Online Learning

Many business and social sciences programs offer online classes that more easily fit your schedule.

To best prepare for taking online courses, please review our Guidelines for Succeeding in Your Classes


Adding Classes 

We recommend you attend a class from the beginning.

Research demonstrates that students who add late perform significantly worse than students who begin class the first week.

Please review Guidelines for Adding Classes after the Quarter Starts


Online Learning

Honors Courses

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We're Here to Help!

Student & Faculty Support Center


Building 5200, Room 5211

BSS Division Office

Jose Wang-Nava, Acting Division Dean
To meet with the dean, contact the Student & Faculty Support Center.

Contact individual faculty members for office hours and specific course information.

See Faculty & Staff Directory

Download 2017 CTE Licensure Pass & Placement Rates

Gainful Employment Disclosures