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Guided Pathways

Guided Pathways

Social & Behavioral Sciences emphasis, AA A8991

Program: A8991
Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.
Suggested Sequence of CourseworkThis program is available online
Fall Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4.0
AA/S MATH Meet AA/AS Math Comptcy Req 5.0
BIOL 5 Contemporary Hlth Issues 3.0
BIOL 13 (or) Human Repro Devel Aging
BIOL 15 (or) Human Sexuality
CHLD 1 (or) Child, Family, Community
CHLD 10 (or) Child Growth & Develop
CHLD 11 (or) Child & Adolescent Dev
PSYC 1A Intro to Psychology 0.0
PSYC 1B (or) Biological Psychology
PSYC 14 (or) Developmental Psychology
PSYC 15 (or) Intro to Child Psychology
PSYC 19 (or) Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 25 (or) The Psychology of Women
PSYC 26 (or) Psychology of Sexuality
SOC 1 Introduction to Sociology 0.0
SOC 2 (or) Contemp Soc Problems
SOC 4 (or) Intro to Gerontology
SOC 5 (or) Intro to Criminology
SOC 14 (or) Marriage and the Family
SOC 15 (or) Child Development
SOC 20 Intro Race and Ethnicity 0.0
SOC 40 (or) Sex and Gender Roles
Total:   12.0
3 additional units from choice requirements
Winter Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4.0
AA/S KINES Phys Ed (KIN) Activity Course 0.5
Total:   4.5
Spring Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S ARTS Area C-1 Arts Course 3.0
AA/S USHIS Area D-1 Hist/Pol Sc Course 3.0
AA/S LIFE Area E Lifelong Undrstg Course 3.0
AGAG 1 Food Land Use & Poli--GP 3.0
BUSC 1A (or) Prin of Econ-Macroecon
BUSC 1B (or) Prin of Econ -Microecon
BUSM 50 (or) World Culture: Bus Persp
HIST 1 (or) History of U.S.
HIST 3 (or) World Hist to 1500
HIST 4 World Hist since 1500 0.0
HIST 7 (or) History of US to 1877
HIST 8 (or) History of US from 1865
HIST 30 (or) Hist of African American
HIST 31 (or) Hist. of the African American
HIST 35 (or) History of Africa
HIST 36 (or) Women in American History
HIST 40 Hist of Mexican American 0.0
POLI 1 (or) American Gov and Politics
POLI 2 (or) Comparative Politics
POLI 9 (or) International Relations
POLI 10 (or) Environmental Politics
POLI 25 (or) Latino Politics in U.S.
POLI 35 African American Politics 0.0
Total:   12.0
3 additional units from choice requirements
Summer Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S ELECT Degree Appl Course (Elective) 3.0
Total:   3.0
Fall Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S ELECT Degree Appl Course (Elective) 3.0
ANTH 1 Biological Anthropology 3.0
ANTH 1L (or) Biological Anthro Lab
ANTH 4 (or) Archaeology
ANTH 5 (or) Cultural Anthropology
ANTH 6 (or) Language and Culture
ANTH 30 (or) The Native American
BIOL 6 Humans & the Environment 0.0
BIOL 6L (or) Humans & Environment Lab
BIOL 17 (or) Neurobiology and Behavior
BIOL 25 (or) Conservation Biology
GEOG 1 (or) Physical Geography
GEOG 1L (or) Physical Geography Lab
GEOG 2 Human Geography 0.0
GEOG 5 (or) World Regional Geography
GEOG 8 (or) Urban Geography
GEOG 30 (or) Geography of California
PUBH 24 (or) Intro to Public Health
PUBH 26 (or) Intro to Global Pub Hlth
PUBH 27 Environmental Health 0.0
Total:   6.0
3 additional units from choice requirements
Winter Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S ELECT Degree Appl Course (Elective) 3.0
Total:   3.0
Take electives to reach 60 degree applicable units
Spring Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S SCNCE Area B-1 or B-2 Science Course 3.0
AA/S ELECT Degree Appl Course (Elective) 3.0
Total:   6.0
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Program Notes

The courses noted in this degree will also count towards general education areas A through E requirements.  Meet with a Counselor to develop an individualized plan to ensure course plan.  

Degree requirements include reading competency. This requirement is met by attaining eligibility for READ 100 or by completing READ 90.  Complete the online Assessment Questionnaire (AQ) at https://www.mtsac.edu/assessment/aq/   

Core Courses
Select at least one course from each of the three categories: 1) Psychology, Sociology & Human Development, 2) Anthropology, Geography and Biology as it relates to Society, and 3) Economics, History, and Political Science

Category 1: Psychology, Sociology and Human Development:

Choose a minimum of 3 units from the following:
BIOL 5     Contemporary Health Issues
BIOL 13  Human Reproduction, Development and Aging
BIOL 15  Human Sexuality
CHLD 1   Child Growth and Lifespan Development
CHLD 11  Child and Adolescent Development
PSYC 1A  Introduction to Psychology
PSYC 1B  Biological Psychology
PSYC 14   Developmental Psychology
PSYC 15   Introduction to Child Psychology
PSYC 19   Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 25   The Psychology of Women
PSYC 26   Psychology of Sexuality
SOC 1      Introduction to Sociology
SOC 2      Contemporary Social Problems
SOC 4     Introduction to Gerontology
SOC 5     Introduction to Criminology
SOC 14   Marriage and the Family
SOC 15   Child Development
SOC 20   Introduction to Race and Ethnicity
SOC 40   Introduction to Sex and Gender Roles

Category 2: Anthropology, Geography and Biology as it relates to Society

Choose a minimum of 3 units from the following:
ANTH 1      Biological Anthropology
ANTH 1L   Biological Anthropology Laboratory
ANTH 4     Archaeology
ANTH 5     Cultural Anthropology
ANTH 6     Language and Culture: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology
ANTH 30   The Native American
BIOL 6   Humans and the Environment
BIOL 6L   Humans and the Environment Laboratory
BIOL 17   Neurobiology and Behavior
BIOL 25   Conservation Biology
GEOG 1   Physical Geography
GEOG 1L   Physical Geography
GEOG 2   Human Geography
GEOG 5   World Regional Geography
GEOG 8   Urban Geography
GEOG 30   Geography of California
PUBH 24   Introduction to Public Health
PUBH 26   Introduction to Global Public Health
PUBH 27   Public Health and the Environment

Category 3: Economics, History, and Political Science

Choose a minimum of 3 units from the following:
AGAG 1 Food Production, Land Use, and Politics - A Global Perspective
BUSC 1A Principles of Economics – Macroeconomics
BUSC 1B Principles of Economics – Microeconomics
BUSM 50 World Culture: A Business Perspective
HIST 1 History of the United States
HIST 3 World History: Prehistoric to Early Modern
HIST 4 World History: Early Modern to the Present
HIST 7 History of the United States to 1877
HIST 8 History of the United States from 1865
HIST 30 History of the African American 1619-1877
HIST 31 History of the African American
HIST 35 History of Africa
HIST 36 Women in American History
HIST 39 California History
HIST 40 History of the Mexican American
POLI 1 Introduction to American Government and Politics
POLI 2 Comparative Politics
POLI 9 International Relations
POLI 10 Environmental Politics
POLI 25 Latino Politics in the United States
POLI 35 African American Politics

Recommended Electives
MATH 110 Elementary Statistics
PSYC 10  Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
SPCH 7 Intercultural Communication
SOC 23 Introduction to Statistics in Sociology and Social Science
SPCH 26  Interpersonal Communication
PSYC 3 Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology
LIBR 1 Library Research Methods and Resources

 

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