Social Science

Associate in Arts in Social Science Degree 2017-2018

(Major C.7410.AA)

Students who complete the requirements for the Social Science Associate Degree will acquire a knowledge of human behavior, society, and institutions through the study of courses in Anthropology, Economics, Ethnic Studies, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology. The Social Science program is well suited for the transfer student who completes his/ her education at Clovis Community College.

Major requirements (21 units minimum)
A grade of “C” or better is required in the following courses:

Required Core - Choose from Four separate disciplines:
Course Course Description Units C-ID
ANTHRO 1 Biological Anthropology 3 ANTH 110
ANTHRO 2 Cultural Anthropology 3 ANTH 120
ATNRHO 3 Introduction to Archaeology and Prehistory 3 ANTH 150
*CHDEV 38 Lifespan Development 3
ECON 1A Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECON 1B Principles of Microeconomics 3
GEOL 6 World Regional Geography 3
HIST 1 Western Civilization to 1648 3
HIST 2 Western Civilization from 1648 3
**HIST 5 African People in the New World 3
HIST 11 History of the US to 1877 3
HIST 12 or
History of the US Since 1865 or
Honors History of the United States Since 1865
HIST 20 Comparative World Civilizations to 1600 3
HIST 22 History of American Women 3
HIST 23 World History II (2), Since 1500 3
HIST 32 History of the Mexican American People 3
American Government or
Honors American Government
POLSCI 3 Introduction to Political Theory and Thought 3
POLSCI 5 Comparative Government 3
POLSCI 24 International Relations 3
POLSCI 110 American Institutions 3
PSY 2 or
American Government or
Honors American Government
PSY 5 Social Psychology 3
PSY 16 Abnormal Psychology 3
PSY 25 Human Sexuality 3
**PSY 38 Lifespan Development 3
SOC 1A Introduction to Sociology 3
SOC 1B Critical Thinking about Social Problems 3
SOC 2 American Minority Groups 3
SOC 32 Courtship, Marriage, and Divorce: Family and Interpersonal Relationships 3


**Only one course from cross-referenced courses will be counted for major: CHDEV 38 or PSY 38

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify the main characteristics, concepts, ideas, and theories of at least four social science disciplines including Anthropology ANTHRO, Geography GEOG, History HIST, Political Science POLSCI, Psychology PSY, and Sociology SOC.
  2. Use Social Science concepts to analyze cultural, global, political, psychological, and social issues.

Advisors: Brown, Hanson, Huigen, Jackson-Ybarra, Libby, McPhee, Phillips, Schoenburg, Walker

 2017-2018 Associate in Arts Degree in Social Science