The Social Sciences Guided Pathway explores the interdisciplinary connections among fields of human growth, social behavior and historical analysis. Students will develop strong analytical thinking, research, communication, and relationship-building skills. These credentials lead to a number of different career paths in government, social work, education, business, or non-profit organizations.
General Studies helps students to develop an awareness of methods of inquiry and stimulate critical thinking about the ways in which people act and interact within social and cultural contexts. This emphasis may be useful for students interested in possible career paths in education, history, social work, public administration, public service agencies, library science, economics, or social policy.VIEW THIS PROGRAM
This degree provides students with a foundation in the science of historical inquiry. After completing the program requirements, students will gain an understanding of the methodologies and schools of interpretation utilized by historians to study the past. This major provides training in areas such as education, research, archival science, and government.VIEW THIS PROGRAM
This program is designed for students who wish to earn a multiple-subject teaching credential authorizing them to teach in grades K-5. Students will study a broad range of subjects to prepare them for teaching, including English, mathematics, science, social science, visual and performing arts, and human development.VIEW THIS PROGRAM
This degree provides students with an introduction to political science. Upon successful program completion, students will be able to identify, explain and critically analyze different theories and political themes underlying contemporary issues and policymaking.VIEW THIS PROGRAM
The sociology degree provides students with a foundation in the science of sociology. The major prepares students for transfer to four- year colleges and universities as part of preparation for careers in sociology or related fields such as teaching, research, social work, public relations, and counseling.VIEW THIS PROGRAM
Child Development (AA) | Early Childhood Education (AAT)
Ethnic Studies (AA) | African American Studies (AA) | American Cultures (AA) | Chicano Studies (AA)
General Studies with an emphasis in Social & Behavioral Sciences (AA)
Liberal Studies (AA) | Teacher Preparation (AAT) | Elementary Teacher Education (AAT)
Political Sciences (AAT)
Degree or certificate not available at Compton College. Anthropology, Women's Studies
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