Associate of Arts Social Science Degree
The Associate of Arts degree Social Science emphasizes the study of social and behavioral sciences. Students will recognize, describe and analyze individual behaviors and social institutions that influence our world. This degree is multidisciplinary preparing students to transfer in majors such as psychology, sociology, political science, history, anthropology and religious studies.
To complete the requirements for the Associate of Arts for this degree, a student must:
- Complete the requirements for an associate degree (see requirements 1 through 6).
- Complete a minimum of eighteen (18) units with a “C” or better in each course in the following multidisciplinary program.
- Complete elective units to meet the minimum 60 units required for the associate degree.
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A minimum of (3) three units must be taken from each of the following groups:
History and Culture
Political and Social Institutions
Philosophy and Religion
Students planning to transfer to a four-year university are cautioned that this degree may not meet all of the lower division requirements for transfer into a particular major; however, through careful educational planning with a counselor, this degree would offer a solid foundation in the transfer process. Students should consult with a counselor for specific information regarding their intended major at the university of their choice.