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​Liberal Arts with Emphasis in Social and Behavioral Sciences

These courses emphasize the perspective, concepts, theories and methodologies typically found in the vast variety of disciplines that comprise study in the Social and Behavioral Sciences.  Students will study about themselves and others as members of a larger society.  Topics of discussion will stimulate critical thinking about ways people have acted in response to their societies and will allow students to evaluate how societies and social subgroups operate.
Courses from Administration of Justice, Anthropology, Economics, Geography (excluding physical geography), History, Mass Communication, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Speech are acceptable.
with emphasis in Social and Behavioral Sciences
Dept. No. Title Units
Required Courses:


General Education (CSU GE or  IGETC)

Area of Emphasis
(18 units required from courses listed below with  at least 2 or more courses from 1 discipline)
     AJ 1, 5A
     ANTH 2, 3
     ECON 1, 2, 11, 12
     GEOG 2, 7, 10
     HIST 3, 4, 17, 18, 21, 23
     MATH 14*
     MC 1
     PHIL 12, 13
     PS 1, 2, 3, 4
     PSY 1, 3, 7, 10, 12, 20, 23, 25, 27, 29, 33
     SOC 1, 2, 3*, 14, 15
     SP 15
     SPAN 20

Courses selected can be used to also fulfill a GE area, see a counselor for appropriate course selection; all courses transfer to CSU; courses in BOLD also transfer to UC (*indicates that transfer credit is limited to UC)   


Electives (as needed to reach 60 transferable units)


Kinesiology Activities