GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

SOCIAL SCIENCE

Upon successful completion of the required coursework, the student will be able to demonstrate critical thinking skills and a basic understanding of the complex inter-relationships between human kind and the biophysical environment.
All courses used to satisfy the major for the Associate in Arts degree must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

 
PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR MAJOR UNITS
  Select courses (minimum 6 units) to satisfy each of the following 3 areas
  American Institutions
 Eligibility for ENGL 120 or ESL 151

POL S 101

Introduction to Government

3

 

POL S 105

American Political Ideals

2

 

POL S 151

Fundamentals of Government and You

3


SOC S 125 for SOC S 126

SOC S 125 and
SOC S 126

The American Experience-American Heritage
The American Experience-Modern America

3 +
3

 

SOC S 132

Introduction to Social Science

4

  State and Local Government
 

POL S 106

American State and Local Government

1

 

POL S 151

Fundamentals of Government and You

3

 
SOC S 125 for SOC S 126

SOC S 125 and
SOC S 126

The American Experience-American Heritage
The American Experience-Modern America

3 +
3

 

SOC S 132

Introduction to Social Science

4

  American History
 

ECON 111 or
HIST 116

Economic History of the United States
Economic History of the United States

3 or
3

Eligibility for ENGL 120 or ESL 151

HIST 110

United States History

3

 

HIST 111

The Woman in American History

3

Eligibility for ENGL 120 or ESL 151

HIST 117*

History of the United States

3

Eligibility for ENGL 120 or ESL 151

HIST 118*

History of the United States

3

 

HIST 150

United States History and Its Artistic Expression

3

 

HIST 151

The United States in the Twentieth Century

3

 
SOC S 125 for SOC S 126

SOC S 125 and
SOC S 126

The American Experience-American Heritage
The American Experience-Modern America

3+
3

 

SOC S 131

Introduction to Social Science

4

  Select 12 units from four different disciplines:
  ANTHR 101 - 105, 111; ECON 101, 102, 102H, 105, 110, 111; ETH S 101, 102, 110, 111, 120 -125, 132, 164; GEOG 101 - 103, 105 - 107, 110, 111, 114, 120, 121; HIST 101 - 109, 112 - 116, 117*, 118*, 120 - 122, 131, 132, 135, 136, 152; PHIL 101, 112 - 114, 116 - 123; POL S 102, 102H, 103, 103H, 108, 110, 111; PSYCH 101, 101H, 103, 104 - 106, 108 -111, 113 - 115, 131, 150; SOC S 101, 103, 124, 127, 134, 136; SOC 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 113, 131, 140.
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED

18

*These courses may not be used in more than one area.
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
 
August 2012 GCC Catalog 2012-2013

Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records.

Social Science (2011-2012 catalog)
Social Science (2009-2010 catalog)