The Moving Parts of Our Society

The Social and Behavioral Sciences instructional pathway is designed for students who are interested in society and human interaction which includes, but is not limited to, administration of justice/criminal justice, anthropology, psychology, sociology, political science, economics, law, social work, or ethnic or gender studies.

Complete RCC Career Pathways

CE
Certificate
AS
Associate in Science
AA
Associate in Arts
ADT
Associate Degree for Transfer
online
Online Options Available

 

CE
ADT
online
ADT

Administration of Justice

Major Units
18
Typical time to completion
2 years
AS
CE

Administration of Justice

Major Units
27
Typical time to completion
2 years
CE

Crime Scene Investigation

Major Units
15
Typical time to completion
1 semester
CE

Investigative Assistant

Major Units
15
Typical time to completion
1 semester
CE

Corrections

Major Units
16
Typical time to completion
1 year
ADT
online
ADT

Anthropology

Major Units
18-19
Typical time to completion
2 years
AS
CE
online
AS
CE

Sign Language Interpreting

Major Units
28.5
Typical time to completion
3 years
ADT
online
ADT

Economics

Major Units
20-21
Typical time to completion
2 years
AS
online
AS

Paralegal Studies

Major Units
37.5
Typical time to completion
1.5 years
ADT
ADT

Political Science

Major Units
18-19
Typical time to completion
2 years
ADT
online
ADT

Psychology

Major Units
19-20
Typical time to completion
2 years
AA

Social & Behavioral Studies

Major Units
see catalog
Typical time to completion
2 years
ADT
online
ADT

Sociology

Major Units
18-19
Typical time to completion
2 years

Explore, While Staying on Track

Students entering our program are encouraged to choose certain courses for their first 16 units. For additional guidance, please make an appoint-ment with a counselor.

Social and Behavioral Sciences Courses Units
 ENG 1A/1AH (*91 - May vary based on placement)  4 (*6)
Psychology 1/1H or Sociology 1/1H  3
Guidance 47  3
Communication Studies 1/1H or 9/9H 3
Plus one required major option course:  3
Administration of Justice 1 Anthropology 1/1H/1L or 2/2H
Political Science 1/1H History 6/6H, 7/7H
Economics 4 Psychology 1/1H
Sociology 1/1H Geography 1/1H or 2
Total units 16-18

WE ARE HERE TO SUPPORT YOU!

Riverside City College knows deciding your future can be confusing — because you have so many options. We’re here to provide you with the knowledge needed to make informed decisions.
Languages, Humanities & Social Sciences Engagement Center

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Languages and Humanities / Social and Behavioral Sciences Engagement Center
Digital Library Building Room 106
(951) 328-3658
Counseling Department

Be Guided

Counseling Department
Dr. Charles A. Kane Student Services and Administration Building
Second Floor
(951) 222-8440
Career and Transfer Center

Be Informed

Explore your future career and education paths
Career Center and Transfer Center
Dr. Charles A. Kane Student Services and Administration Building
First Floor
(951) 222-8446