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Social and Behavioral Sciences Pathway

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Are you fascinated by people, society, and institutions or curious about human cognition, behavior, and relationships? How about the ways in which the world is interconnected?

Programs in this LCP reflect an interest in how societies and people change over time and prepare students for a wide range of careers in which understanding human behavior and/or diverse cultures and societies is an asset.

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Explore Majors and Careers related to
Social and Behavioral Sciences

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➤ History
➤ International Studies: Global Resources
➤ International Studies: Global Studies
➤ Liberal Arts and Sciences: Historical Perspectives
➤ Liberal Arts and Sciences: Social & Behavioral Science

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Most majors can prepare students for a wide variety of occupations. The following list reflects a range of options, some of which require advanced degrees. Please note that this is not exhaustive list.

  • Adoption Agent
  • Anthropologist
  • Archivist
  • City Planner
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • College Professor
  • Counseling Psychologist
  • Economist
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Historian
  • Labor Relations Specialist
  • Lobbyist
  • Etc…

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Division Deans

  • Kristine Clancy, Humanities/Social Sciences Division 

Counseling Faculty

  • Claudia Quilizapa (Academic)
  • Harvey Chew (Academic)
  • Rosa Carrillo (Academic)
  • Shelia Hill (Academic)
  • Traci Ukita (Career)
  • Marvelina Graf (Transfer)

Instructional Faculty

  • Amy Holzgang

Success Coach

  • Sara Chavez

Social Work Intern

  • Wendy Garduno

Academic Support Rep

  • Michael Arambula

Data Coach

  • Edward Chi

Interested in learning more about the Social and Behavioral Sciences LCP?

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Coming up: SBS LCP Open House on Tues., April 25th, 10am-noon


Programs in this pathway can help you develop these skills:

  • Oral and written communication
  • Active Listening
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Understanding others
  • Making symbolic connections
  • Relating well to others
  • Adapting to change
  • Problem-solving
  • Research

Programs in this pathway may appeal to people with these interests:

  • Listening to other people’s viewpoints
  • Understanding the human condition
  • Learning about human cognition, behavior, and relationships
  • Thinking of new ways to do things
  • Communicating with different types of people
  • Learning about societal impacts
  • Serving the community

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These resources can help you link your transferable skills to occupations that require them.

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Need help identifying your broad interests? Check out these interest inventories.

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