The social sciences help students develop critical thinking skills that study human society and social relationships. Social scientists are involved with solving many of the world’s biggest issues. A student majoring in the social sciences will develop a wide range of transferable skills that lead to many career options.

Degrees / Certificates

Map your education by viewing the Academic Plan for the degree or certificate you’re interested in earning below. Meet with a counselor to create your official comprehensive education plan.

AA Behavioral Science

This degree is a good option for students wanting to transfer to a four-year college/university to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology, Psychology, Social Work, and Sociology.

AAT History

Provides students with a common core of lower division courses required to transfer and pursue a bachelor’s degree in History in the CSU System.

AAT Political Science

Provides students with a common core of lower division courses required to transfer and pursue a bachelor’s degree in Political Science in the CSU System.

AAT Psychology

Provides students with a common core of lower division courses required to transfer and pursue a bachelor’s degree in Psychology in the CSU System.

AA Social Sciences

This degree is an excellent starting point for students interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology, History, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology.

AS Social Sciences

Explore the social and behavioral sciences as a foundation for lifelong learning, or as an introduction to the following fields: Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology, Economics, Geography, History, and Political Science.

AAT Sociology

Provides students with a common core of lower division courses required to transfer and pursue a bachelor’s degree in Sociology in the CSU System.

Transferring for Bachelor’s Degree

Ready to transfer for a 4-year university or college or want to stay local? Our Transfer Center and BOLD staff are here to guide you!