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Social & Behavioral Sciences

Acquire the knowledge and skills to facilitate children’s academic and personal development. Explore philosophical questions and learn about the psychological processes underlying human thought and behavior. Learn about how people and societies have transformed over the course of history, and about how gender, race, class, and sexuality intersect in the human experience. Learn about global issues, politics, and government as they relate to our own and other countries..

Social & Behavioral Sciences Programs

Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate Additional Requirements
Anthropology AA-T
Art History AA-T
Associate Teacher Certificate 1 SC
Baby Signs ASL SC
Care C
Chicano Studies AA
Child Development AA
Child Development: Infant/Toddler Emphasis C
Child Development: Site Superviser C
Child Development: Site Supervisor Certificate 3 C
Child Development: Teacher Certificate 2 C
CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS EMPHASIS SC
Communication Studies AA-T
Early Childhood Education AS-T
Elementary Teacher Education AA-T
Environmental Studies- Humanities-Social Science AA
Environments C
Family Childcare Provider C
Geography AA-T
History AA-T
Pathway to Law School C
Philosophy AA-T
Play C
Political Science AA-T
Psychology AA-T
Social Justice Studies: Asian American Studies AA-T
Social Justice: Gender Studies AA-T
Sociology AA-T
Spanish AA-T
Theatre in the Community C
Women/Gender Studies AA

Education and Child Development

Teacher and Children in the Classroom

Associate Teacher Certificate 1

Children with Special Needs Emphasis



Care Certificate of Completion (Non-Credit)

Elementary Teacher Education


Child Development

Environments (Non-credit)


Child Development Infant Toddler Emphasis

Child Development Infant Toddler Emphasis


Child Development Site Supervisor Certificate 3

Play (Non-Credit)


Child Development Teacher Certificate 2

Interdisciplinary Studies

Women at a Demonstration

Environmental Studies Humanities Social Science

Pathway to Law School


Social Justice Studies, Asian American Studies

Social Justice Gender Studies


Women Gender Studies

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