Liberal Arts AA Degree with Emphasis in Social and Behavioral Sciences

These courses emphasize the perspective, concepts, theories and methodologies typically found in the vast variety of disciplines that comprise study in the Social and Behavioral Sciences.  Students will study about themselves and others as members of a larger society.  Topics of discussion will stimulate critical thinking about ways people have acted in response to their societies and will allow students to evaluate how societies and social subgroups operate.

Required CoursesUnits
Select one of the following:37-39
Area of Emphasis18
(18 units required from courses listed below with at least 2 or more courses from 1 discipline)
Introduction to Criminal Justice 1
Community and the Justice System 1
Cultural Anthropology 1
Archaeology, Introduction to Prehistory 1
Intercultural Communication 1
Principles of Macroeconomics 1
Principles of Microeconomics 1
International Economic Relations 1
Understanding Econ Principles & Applications 1
Child Growth & Development 1
Child, Family & Community
Child Maltreatment, Intervention, & Prevention
Cultural Geography 1
Regional Geography 1
Geography of California 1
History of World Civilization I 1
History of World Civilization II 1
US History through Reconstruction 1
US History from Reconstruction to Present 1
California History 1
Latin American History 1
Introduction to Mass Media 1
Statistical Methods 2
Religions of the World 1
Perspectives on Death & Dying 1
Introduction to Government 1
Introduction to Comparative Governments 1
Introduction to Political Theory 1
Introduction to International Relations 1
General Psychology 1
Developmental Psychology 1
Positive Psychology 1
Psychological Aspects/Marriage & Family
Human Sexuality 1
Adolescent Psychology 1
Psychology of Women 1
Intro to Research Methods for Soc Sciences 1
Biological Psychology 1
Abnormal Psychology 1
Personal & Social Adjustment
Introductory Sociology 1
Social Problems 1
Fundamentals of Statistics 2
Introduction to Race & Ethnicity 1
Mexican American Culture & Society 1
Hispanic/Latino Culture & Civilization 1
(Courses selected can be used to also fulfill GE area, see a counselor for appropriate course selection; all courses transfer to CSU)
Transferable Electives (as needed to reach 60 transferable units)
Kinesiology Activities2