Liberal Arts - Social & Behavioral Sciences (A.A.)
(non transfer option)
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. 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.
The graduate of the AA program in liberal arts (non transfer) – social & behavioral
- Understand human behavior in relation to human, social, political and economic institutions.
- Develop individual responsibility, personal integrity and respect for diverse people
- Understand the past in order to understand and analyze present and future issues,
problems and projects.
- Understand ways people have acted in response to their societies.
A total of 18 units with a minimum of one course in three different areas
ADministration of Justice
AJ 101, 103
ANTH 102, 103
Early Childhood Studies
ECS 100, 101
BUS 121, 141
ECON 101, 102, 121, 141
GEOG 102, 103
GBST 101, 141
HIST 103, 107, 108, 118, 119, 120
POLS 101, 103, 104, 105
PSY 101, 104, 112, 113, 115, 117, 118
SOC 101, 102, 104, 110, 120, 155, 160
SPCH 103, 110
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