The Individual and Society  (AA)

Department:  Interdisciplinary Studies

This degree provides an area of emphasis in the effects of culture, religion, ethnicity, and gender on individuals living in a global society.

It is designed for students wishing to work more effectively with others in the workplace.

Students who work closely with their counselor can use this area of emphasis to prepare for majoring at a four-year college in Psychology, Sociology, Ethnic Studies, Women's Studies and Child Development.

Associate Degree Requirements: AA degrees may be obtained by completion of the required program, plus general education requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See ARC graduation requirements

Program Requirements

A minimum of 18 units from the following:

SubjectTitlePrerequisitesUnitsMode
ANTH310Cultural Anthropology
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
ANTH319Visual Anthropology: Introduction to Ethnographic Film
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
ANTH320Introduction to Archaeology and World Prehistory
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
ANTH330Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
ANTH333American Indians of California
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
ANTH334Native Peoples of North America
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
ANTH336Anthropology of Sex, Sexuality and Gender
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
ANTH341Introduction to Linguistics
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
ANTH480Honors Physical Anthropology
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3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
ANTH481Honors Cultural Anthropology
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
ECE312Child Development
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
  or  PSYC372Child Development
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
ECE314The Child, the Family and the Community
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
ECE330Infant and Toddler Development
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
ECE404Children with Special Needs
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3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
ECE430Culture and Diversity in Early Childhood Education
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
ECE432Leadership in Diversity
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3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
HSER330Issues of Diverse Populations
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3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
  or  PSYC365Issues of Diverse Populations
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3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
PSYC300General Principles
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
PSYC305Psychology Applied to Modern Life
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
PSYC320Social Psychology
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3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
PSYC340Abnormal Behavior
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3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
PSYC342Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis
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3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
PSYC354The Psychology of Family Life and Intimate Relationships in a Diverse Society
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
PSYC356Human Sexuality
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
PSYC358Principles of Interpersonal Relations
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
PSYC359Stress Management and Health
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
PSYC361Psychology of Women in a Multicultural Society
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
PSYC370Human Development: A Life Span
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
PSYC373Child Psychology
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
PSYC374Psychology of Aging: Adult Development and Aging
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
  or  GERON302Psychology of Aging: Adult Development and Aging
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
PSYC383Introduction to Organizational Psychology
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
PSYC390Psychology of Death and Dying
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
PSYC415Studying in London: Psychological Elements of British Life and Culture
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
PSYC480Honors General Principles
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3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
PSYC481Honors Abnormal Behavior
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3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
SOC300Introductory Sociology
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
SOC301Social Problems
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
SOC309Self and Society
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
SOC318Introduction to Crime, Deviance, and Social Control
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
SOC320Minorities in America
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
SOC325Chicano Culture
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
SOC335Sociology of Aging
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
  or  GERON300Sociology of Aging
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
SOC342Gender Relations in American Society
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
SOC350Sociology of Popular Culture
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017
SOC480Introductory Sociology - Honors
3
Offered Prior to Spring 2017