Total Units for the Associate in Arts Degree: 60 Units
Required Core Courses: 18 Units
Select 18 units from the following:

Course Number Course Title Total Units
AJ-10  AJ-10 Criminology3
AJ-12 AJ-12 Introduction to Criminal Justice3
AJ-20  AJ-20 Criminal Law3
AGR-12  AGR-12 Animal Health and Disease3
ANTH-2 ANTH-2 Cultural Anthropology3
BUS-22  BUS-22 Business Law3
CD/PSY-31  CD/PSY-31 Child Development: Conception through Adolescence3
ECON-10  ECON-10 Macro-Economics3
ECON-11  ECON-11 Micro-Economics3
ES-1  ES-1 Introduction to Ethnic Studies3
GEOG-2 GEOG-2 Cultural Geography3
HIST-14  HIST-14 World History, Beginning to 15003
HIST-15  HIST-15 World History, 1500 to Present3
HIST-16 HIST-16 U.S. History3
HIST 17  HIST-17 Post Civil War - U. S. History3
HUM 1  HUM 1 Western Civilization: Prehistoric to 16003
HUM 2  HUM 2 Western Civilization: 1600 to Present3
PLSC-1  PLSC-1 American Institutions3
PSY-1  PSY-1 Introduction to Psychology3
PSY 5  PSY-5 Introduction to Research Methods3
PSY-6  PSY-6 Abnormal Psychology3
PSY 18  PSY-18 Life Span Development3
CD/PSY-31  CD/PSY-31 Child Development: Conception through Adolescence3
PSY-33  PSY-33 Psychology of Personal and Social Adjustment3
SOC 1  SOC 1 Introduction to Sociology3
SOC-2  SOC-2 Social Problems3
SOC-3 SOC-3 Family Relations3
SOC-4  SOC-4 Introduction to Gender3

Electives: 24 units Courses must be numbered 1-99
General Education Requirements: 18 Units
Note: This degree does not prepare a student to transfer to a

Program Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the Associate in Arts Degree General Studies: Emphasis in Social Sciences, the student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of human beings, their actions and interactions, decision-making processes, communication strategies, and the methods of scientific inquiry.
2. Analyze patterns of social problems, which are based on ethnic and cultural differences in the United States.
3. Analyze the influence of culture, family, society, and environment on an individual’s development.
4. Examine human diversity in relation to psychological theory.