Social Sciences

Social Sciences

Guided Pathway Division

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.

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Child Development (AA)
Early Childhood Education (AAT and CERT), Early Intervention Assistant (CERT), Special Education Assistant (CERT)

Ethnic Studies (AA)
African American Studies (AA), American Cultures (AA), Chicano Studies (AA)

General Studies (AA)
with an emphasis in Social & Behavioral Sciences

History (AAT)

Liberal Studies  (AA)
Teacher Preparation (AAT), Elementary Teacher Education (AAT)

Political Sciences (AAT)

Psychology (AAT)

Sociology (AAT)

Other Courses Available: Degree or certificate not available at Compton College.
Anthropology, Economics, Women's Studies

Click here for the Compton College Course Catalog.

Social Sciences Program Mapper:

Explore the programs and maps designed to help you reach your educational and career goals.

Contact Info

Dr. Paul Flor
Dean of Student Learning
310-900-1600, ext. 2273
VocTech Building, Room 150

Nicole Gordon
Senior Administrative Assistant
310-900-1600, ext. 2787
VocTech Building, Room 150

Celia Valdez
Instructional Division Coordinator
310-900-1600, ext. 2137
Voc Tech Building, Room 137

Cheryl Threadgill
Guided Pathways Counselor

Kelynn Johnson
Student Services Advisor

Social Sciences Guided Pathways Division Staff - Click Here

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