Cochise College

CATALOG 2014-15

Social Sciences - Associate of Arts (Major Code - SS)

The Social Sciences Associate of Arts degree prepares students for transfer to a university program in anthropology, history, political science, sociology, or related areas of study. To ensure seamless transfer, students must develop their specific program in close coordination with a Cochise College advisor and in cooperation with department faculty.

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GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
(AGEC-A)

35 CREDITS

Composition

ENG 101 ( ENG 1101)

3

English Composition

ENG 102 ( ENG 1102)

3

Mathematics

MAT 142 or higher

3-5

Laboratory sciences

 

8

Arts

 

3

Humanities

 

3

Social and behavioral sciences

HIS 110 or HIS 111,
and SOC 101 ( SOC 1101)

6

General education electives*

 

4-6

Six credits of arts, humanities, social and behavioral sciences, or general education electives must be chosen from the current listing of intensive writing courses. See www.cochise.edu/AGEC.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT**

0-16 CREDITS

Non-English language

Second- or fourth-semester proficiency

CORE CURRICULUM

21 CREDITS

The Origin and Antiquity of Humankind

ANT 101

3

History of the United States 1607-1877

HIS 110

OR

History of the United States Since 1877

HIS 111

3

American National Government

POS 110 ( POS 1110)

3

SELECT AN AREA OF EMPHASIS BELOW†

Anthropology

Select two of the following:

 

6

Society and Culture

ANT 102

 

Prehistoric Cultures of North America

ANT 285

 

Historic Indian Tribes of North America

ANT 286

 

Select one of the following:

 

3

Exploring Archaeology

ANT 110

 

Exploring Physical Anthropology

ANT 111

 

Principles of Archaeology

ANT 235

 

Archaeology of the Southwest

ANT 287

 

Native Peoples of the Southwest

ANT 288

 

Select one course from another area of emphasis.

3

History

Select two of the following:

 

6

Survey of Western Civilization I

HIS 240

 

Survey of Western Civilization II

HIS 241

 

Survey of Western Civilization III

HIS 242

 

Select one of the following:

 

3

History of Women in the United States

HIS 201

 

History of Mexico I

HIS 229

 

History of Mexico II

HIS 230

 

Select one course from another area of emphasis.

3

Political Science

Federal and Arizona Constitution

POS 220

3

World Politics

POS 230 ( POS 1120)

3

Comparative Politics

POS 240 ( POS 2204)

3

Select one course from another area of emphasis.

3

Sociology

Select two of the following:

 

6

Ethnic Groups and Minorities

SOC 160 ( SOC 2215)

 

Social Problems

SOC 202 ( SOC 2250)

 

Women and Men in a Changing Society

SOC 212

 

Select one of the following:

 

3

Introduction to Social Welfare

SOC 207

 

Marriage and the Family

SOC 210

 

Human Sexuality and Gender Awareness

SOC 230

 

Select one course from another area of emphasis.

3

ELECTIVES
(AS NEEDED TO COMPLETE 64 CREDITS)***

 

TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

64 CREDITS

† Requires three courses from the area of emphasis and one course from another area of emphasis.

*General education electives must be chosen from the general education list. See www.cochise.edu/AGEC.

**University non-English language requirements vary. Check with your advisor.

***Elective courses must be transferable to the university or universities to which the student plans to transfer. See www.aztransfer.com.