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2016-2017 Catalog 
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Social and Behavioral Science, AA (SOCD)

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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 allows a flexibility of courses allowing 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 a student services specialist. For more information regarding the Social and Behavioral Science, AA, see the Liberal Arts 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 15 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 his/her 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.

General Education Credits: 35-39

See the General Education Core Requirements section (AGEC-A)  of this catalog for details.

Special Requirements for the AGEC-A:

Social and Behavioral Science Requirements: 15

Excluding courses already taken for the AGEC, choose five courses from the following:

Elective Options: 12-15

After consulting with a student services specialist, choose 12-15 transferrable* credits from the Course Equivalency Guide excluding courses already used for the AGEC-A. Please choose the Mohave Community College link. 

*A transferrable course is defined as an MCC course that transfers to all three Arizona state universities (Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, and University of Arizona). 

Total Degree Credits: 62-69

Guided Pathway

The following pathway provides recommended courses to complete this program, see the Social and Behavioral Science, AA Guided Pathway . A full list of course options is listed on the program of study. It is important to consult an advisor regarding any advising concerns in order to maintain the established program path and/or possible transfer goals.

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