The Associate of Arts in Social and Behavioral Science prepares students for transfer to a university Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in a social sciences-related field. Students wishing to transfer to four-year institutions will have the academic foundation applicable to various career fields in sociology and psychology. This emphasis area provides course flexibility, which allows students to tailor coursework to meet the specific requirements of the institution to which they intend to transfer. Courses should be selected with the assistance of an advisor. For more information regarding the Social and Behavioral Science, AA, see the Social and Behavioral Science webpage.
For a course to be eligible for transfer, the student must receive a “C” or better. Acceptance of a transfer course is determined by the receiving institution. The Social and Behavioral Sciences and History Department at MCC requires that all courses taken to fulfill the required 26 hours in the major for the AA in Social and Behavioral Sciences degree and all courses taken to fulfill AGEC-A requirements must be passed with a “C” or better in order to graduate with the degree.
It is the responsibility of each student to meet with their assigned academic advisor on a regular basis for course scheduling so that the requirements for the chosen degree plan are being met as well as specific coursework needed for transfer to a four-year program, if desired, can be incorporated.