Area of Emphasis - Social Sciences & History
Associate of Arts Degree
The Social Science Associate Degree program is designed to provide the transfer social science major the opportunity to achieve an associate degree with specialization of the student's choice. The program provides introductory lower-division work in the Social Sciences. The major is made up of 24 units in the fields of Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology. The program prepares students to be enlightened citizens equipped with the broad cultural background essential to studies in the fields of education, philosophy, literature, law, government, journalism, public service, and business; all of which today demand a grasp of vital domestic and foreign concerns.
Transfer students should consult www.assist.org for major preparation courses required in their chosen field and contact a counselor for more information on their specific degree requirements.
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This degree can be completed in a fully-online format. No onsite attendance is required unless the student will be under twenty-one years of age at the time of completion of degree requirements. Two units of physical education are required for students under twenty-one years old in order to receive an associate degree.