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Behavioral and Social Sciences

The Behavioral and Social Sciences Area of Interest will prepare you for certificates, degrees, transfer and careers in the fields of Anthropology, Chicano/a/x Studies, Economics, History, Humanities, Human Services, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, and Sociology.

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Degrees

   

High Unit Certificates

(18 units or more)

Low Unit Certificates

(less than 18 units)
Notes:
AS-T Associate in Science for Transfer Degree
AA-T Associate in Arts for Transfer Degree
AA Associate of Arts Degree
AS Associate of Science Degree
CC Career Certificate
COA Certificate of Achievement
COSP Certificate of Skill Proficiency

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Career Outlook

Conduct research, prepare reports, or formulate plans to aid in solution of economic problems arising from production and distribution of goods and services. May collect and process economic and statistical data using econometric and sampling techniques.

Employers are usually looking for candidates with a Master's degree .
California Labor Market Information (2016 - 2026):
Avg. Hourly Rate: $56.09
Career Growth: 6.30%
Provide persons, families, or vulnerable populations with the psychosocial support needed to cope with chronic, acute, or terminal illnesses, such as Alzheimer's, cancer, or AIDS. Services include advising family care givers, providing patient education and counseling, and making necessary referrals for other social services.
California Labor Market Information (2016 - 2026):
Avg. Hourly Rate: $37.14
Career Growth: 20.90%

Research, analyze, record, and interpret the past as recorded in sources, such as government and institutional records, newspapers and other periodicals, photographs, interviews, films, and unpublished manuscripts, such as personal diaries and letters.

Employers are usually looking for candidates with a Master's degree . (SOC Code : 19-3093)
California Labor Market Information (2016 - 2026):
Avg. Hourly Rate: $39.41
Career Growth: n/a

Represent clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents, and manage or advise clients on legal transactions. May specialize in a single area or may practice broadly in many areas of law.

Employers are usually looking for candidates with a First professional degree .
California Labor Market Information (2016 - 2026 ):
Avg. Hourly Rate: $83.92
Career Growth: 10.90%

Determine the demand for products and services offered by a firm and its competitors and identify potential customers. Develop pricing strategies with the goal of maximizing the firm's profits or share of the market while ensuring the firm's customers are satisfied. Oversee product development or monitor trends that indicate the need for new products and services.

Employers are usually looking for candidates with a Work experience, plus bachelor's or higher degree .
California Labor Market Information (2016 - 2026):
Avg. Hourly Rate: $76.68
Career Growth: 15.50%
Diagnose and treat mental and emotional disorders, whether cognitive, affective, or behavioral, within the context of marriage and family systems. Apply psychotherapeutic and family systems theories and techniques in the delivery of professional services to individuals, couples, and families for the purpose of treating such diagnosed nervous and mental disorders.
California Labor Market Information (2016 - 2026):
Avg. Hourly Rate: $22.81
Career Growth: 23.50%
Source: Employment Development Department (EDD), State of California.

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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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