Liberal Arts: Emphasis in Social and Behavioral Sciences

Associate in Arts
Non-Transfer Option 1 (Major Code: 01377)
Transfer Preparation* Options 2 & 3 (Major Code: 01730)

Students will study about themselves and others as members of a larger society. Topics and discussion to stimulate critical thinking about ways people have acted in response to their societies will allow students to evaluate how societies and social subgroups operate.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Demonstrate the communication skills necessary to engage competently in personal, professional, civic and social contexts.
Social & Behavioral Science Emphasis
Select a minimum of 18 units of the following: 118
ETHICS AND THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE
INTRODUCTION TO ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE
FUNDAMENTALS OF CRIME AND CRIMINAL BEHAVIOR
CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
ARCHAEOLOGY AND PREHISTORY
INDIANS OF NORTH AMERICA
CULTURES OF MEXICO
AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY I
AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY II
INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN-AMERICAN CULTURE
ASIAN-AMERICAN HISTORY I
ASIAN-AMERICAN HISTORY II
FILIPINO-AMERICAN HISTORY
FILIPINO-AMERICAN CULTURE
PRINCIPLES OF FAMILY DEVELOPMENT
PRINCIPLES OF CHILD DEVELOPMENT
CHILD, FAMILY, AND COMMUNITY
INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION
INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION
INTRODUCTION TO MASS COMMUNICATION AND SOCIETY
CONTEMPORARY ECONOMIC PROBLEMS
PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS I
PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS II
WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY
INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY: CULTURAL ELEMENTS
AMERICAN CIVILIZATION I
AMERICAN CIVILIZATION II
WESTERN CIVILIZATION I
WESTERN CIVILIZATION II
WORLD HISTORY I
WORLD HISTORY II
AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY I
AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY II
ASIAN-AMERICAN HISTORY I
ASIAN-AMERICAN HISTORY II
FILIPINO-AMERICAN HISTORY
COMPARATIVE HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS I
COMPARATIVE HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS II
WOMEN IN WORLD HISTORY
MEXICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY I
MEXICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY II
INTRODUCTION TO MASS COMMUNICATION AND SOCIETY
MEXICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY I
MEXICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY II
MEXICAN AND MEXICAN-AMERICAN CULTURES IN THE UNITED STATES
OUR GLOBAL FUTURE---VALUES FOR SURVIVAL
INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE
INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
INTRODUCTION TO COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT
INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
OUR GLOBAL FUTURE: VALUES FOR SURVIVAL
GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY
HUMAN SEXUALITY
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
LEARNING
DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY
INTRODUCTION TO PHYSIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL PROBLEMS
FILIPINO-AMERICAN CULTURE
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
SOCIOLOGY OF THE FAMILY
MEXICAN AND MEXICAN-AMERICAN CULTURES IN THE UNITED STATES
INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN-AMERICAN CULTURE
Total Units18
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Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university should complete courses specific to the transfer institution of choice. University requirements vary from institution to institution and are subject to change. Therefore, it is important to verify transfer major preparation and general education requirements through consultation with a counselor in either the Counseling Center or Transfer Center. See catalog Transfer Courses Information section for further information.

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For depth, include a minimum of two courses from a single discipline; for breadth, include at least two disciplines in your selection. These courses emphasize the perspective, concepts, theories and methodologies of the disciplines typically found in the vast variety of disciplines that comprise study in the Social and Behavioral Sciences.