AA in Social Science with Emphasis on Community Studies
Outcome 1: Students will evaluate the impact of civic engagement upon inequality, privilege, perspective, social conditions and institutions, power structures, difference, and social change.
Outcome 2: Students will analyse links between global and national issues, movements, and ideas and local issues, movements, and ideas.
Outcome 3: Students will work with local agencies involved in human services and democratic engagement, and critically reflect upon their own social, historical, cultural, economic, and political contexts.
Outcome 4: Students will demonstrate and practice research, documentation, analytical, evaluation, communication, contextualization, teamwork, observation, cultural competence, and participation skills by relating experiences and issues in the local community to the social sciences.
Outcome 5: Students will identify, select, use, and assess tools for community change and social justice.
ANTH 3 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3 units
SOC 1B Introduction to Social Problems 3 units
POLS/PSYC 27 Contemporary Leadership (3-4 units)
POLS/PSYC/AJ/CMUN 6 Introduction to Conflict Resolution (3 units)
HIST 3 History of California (3 units)
HIST 12 Cultural History of the Mexican-American (3 units)
8-9 units from list below to complete a total of 21 units:
ART 14 Beginning Mural Painting (3 units)
CMUN 4 Intercultural Communication (3 units)
CMUN 10 Small Group Communication (3 units)
ECOL 1 Conservation of Natural Resources (4 units)
GEOG 2 Cultural Geography (3 units)
GEOL 13 Environmental Geology (3 units)
HE 2 Human Sexuality (3 units)
HIST 2 United States History Reconstruction to the Present (3 units)
HIST 3 History of California (3 units) if not taken above
HIST 5 Women’s Lives in Early United States History (3 units)
HIST 6 Women’s Lives in Recent United States History (3 units)
HIST 12 Cultural History of the Mexican American (3 units) if not taken above
HIST 14 U.S. in the 20th Century: An Oral History Approach (3 units)
POLS 1 Introduction to Political Science (3 units)
POLS/PSYC/CMUN/AJ 6 Introduction to Conflict Resolution (3 units) if not taken above
POLS/PSYC 27 Contemporary Leadership (2-4 units) if not taken above
SOC 1A Introduction to Sociology (3 units)
SOC 3 Sociology of Race, Ethnicity and Cultural Identity (3 units)
SOC 4 Sociology of Men and Women (3 units)
Total Required for Major: 21 UNITS
Plus completion of general education requirements: units vary.Total Units Required: minimum of 60 UNITS