Interdisciplinary Studies: Social and Behavioral Sciences

Associate in Arts Degree (AA)

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Associate in Arts Degree
Program Information

The Interdisciplinary Studies degree is designed for students who seek a greater understanding of disciplines within the social and behavioral sciences. This program is a good choice for students planning on transferring to the California State University or the University of California. The student will be able to satisfy general education requirements and focus on transferable course work that relates to a specific
major and/or individual interest.

Career Opportunities
Students who complete this degree pattern will be well-suited to pursue careers in business, social work, criminal justice, law, politics, and education.

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • evaluate how societies and social groups operate.
  • demonstrate an understanding of the theories and methods employed in the social and behavioral sciences.
  • apply critical thinking skills in evaluating sociological, historical, and psychological phenomena.

Associate in Arts Degree
The Interdisciplinary Studies: Social and Behavioral Sciences Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree may be obtained by completion of the required program, plus general education requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See SCC graduation requirements.