Welcome from the Dean

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Welcome to the Social Science and Business Division (SSB). The Division includes many of the most popular and academically stimulating disciplines found on any college campus throughout the world. Here at College of the Canyons, Social Science classes are taught by innovative and outstanding faculty who are committed to excellence in teaching. 

The Social Science and Business Division is one of the biggest divisions on campus and enrolls the largest number of students at College of the Canyons. Students engage in learning in technologically advanced classroom settings, as well as have access to computer labs, wireless internet, and tutoring services, all of which promote student success and retention. SSB is dedicated to educating students today for the careers of tomorrow!

Please take a moment to explore the Division’s web site, as well as to examine departmental links. I wish you the best as you begin your fascinating exploration of society and human interaction though the eyes of the social sciences…you are in for quite a journey. In fact, it may turn into a journey that you will not want to end!


Patricia D. Robinson, Ph.D.

Dean, Social Science and Business Division


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​Dr. Patricia Robinson
SSB Division Dean
Seco Hall Offfice 308
Telephone number : (661)362-3992
​Sandra Hernandez
Administrative Assistant III
Seco Hall Office 311
Telephone number: (661) 362-3310
​Sara Stuart
Administrative Assistant to SSB Chairs
Seco Hall Office 307
Telephone : (661)362-5584
                                   Fax: (661) 362-5888