SOCIAL SCIENCE

Associate in Arts Degree: Social Science

Social Science is the study of people as members of a society. It examines individual and group behavior, communication and decision-making from a contemporary view, as well as historical roots and evolving perspectives. This degree takes an interdisciplinary approach to the field and is designed to provide an overview of the broad range of courses that constitute and are available in the social sciences.

Student Learning Outcome:

Students will be able to analyze current and historical individuals or groups using concepts and theories from the social sciences.

Program Requirements:

Units Required: 24
 

    Units
Three units from the following:  
     
PSYCH-101 Introduction to Psychology 3.0
PSYCH-101H Introduction to Psychology - Honors 3.0
PSYCH-172 Developmental Psychology 3.0
PSYCH-172H Developmental Psychology - Honors 3.0
     
Plus three units from the following:  
     
ANTHRO-103 Cultural Anthropology 3.0
ANTHRO-103H Cultural Anthropology - Honors 3.0
ANTHRO-210 Indians of California 3.0
     
Plus three units from the following:  
     
SOCI-101 Introduction to Sociology 3.0
SOCI-101H Introduction to Sociology - Honors 3.0
SOCI-207 Social Problems 3.0
     
Plus three units from the following:  
     
HIST-101 History of Western Civilization: The Pre-Industrial West 3.0
OR    
HIST-101H History of Western Civilization: The Pre-Industrial West - Honors 3.0
HIST-102 History of Western Civilization: the Modern Era 3.0
HIST-161 World History I 3.0
     
Plus three units from the following:  
     
POLISC-230 Political Theory 3.0
POLISC-250 Comparative Government and Politics 3.0
POLISC-270 International Relations 3.0
     
Plus nine units from the following:  
     
BUS-126 Managing Diversity in the Workplace 3.0
COMS-260 Communication and Gender 3.0
ECON-201 Macroeconomics 3.0
OR    
ECON-201H Macroeconomics - Honors 3.0
GEOG-102 Cultural Geography 3.0
HIST-120 The Role of Women in the History of the United States 3.0
OR    
HIST-120H The Role of Women in the History of the United States - Honors 3.0
HIST-240 Latin American Civilization 3.0
PSYCH-235 Psychology of Gender Roles 3.0
PSYCH-240 Abnormal Psychology 3.0
PSYCH-272 Adult Development and Aging 3.0
SOCI-103 Intimate Relationships and Families 3.0
OR    
SOCI-103H Intimate Relationships and Families - Honors 3.0
SOCI-105 Multiculturalism in the United States 3.0
SOCI-150 Introduction to Criminology 3.0
SOCI-200 Introduction to Women's Studies 3.0
OR    
SOCI-200H Introduction to Women's Studies - Honors 3.0
SOCI-233 Sociological Issues of Life and Longevity 3.0


Planned Course Offerings 2011-2013

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