A.A. Social and Behavioral Sciences

Social and Behavioral (A.A.)

The Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) degree is an interdisciplinary, liberal arts program designed to introduce students to the foundations of human behavior and cultures. SBS disciplines include Anthropology, History, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, and Sociology. This program prepares students for transfer to a four-year degree program and provides basic training for work in social sciences.

General Education Core Credits
ENG 101: Freshman English I
ENG 102: Freshman English II
Humanities and Fine Arts
Students must choose two courses from:
Art History (ARH)
English (ENG) 212, 213, 231, 233, 234, 241, 297
Fine Arts (FA)
Humanities (HUM)
Theater (THR) 101, 102
Mathematics Student must take appropriate course based on major.
MTH 110: College Algebra
MTH 114: College Mathematics
MTH 106: Survey on College Mathematics
Social and Behavioral Science
Students must choose one History (HST) 101, 102, 135, 136 course and one other course from:
Anthropology (ANT)
Sociology (SOC)
Social Work (SWO)
Social Science (SSC)
Political Science (POS)
Economics (ECO)
Psychology (PSY)
Laboratory Science
Students must choose one Life Science and one
Physical Science course both with labs from:
Life Science: BIO
Physical Science: AGR, AST, CHM, ENV, GLG, PHY, PHS
Physical Education and Health Education
PEH 122
PEH 113-148
Health Education (HEE)
HEE 110, 111, 112
Navajo Studies
One Navajo Language Course Based on Placement Test (NAV 101, 102, 201, 202, or 211)
NIS 111: Foundations of Navajo Culture and
NIS 221: Navajo History to Present 9-10
Required Core Total Students transferring may need to take additional courses to meet core requirements. 40-43
Program Requirements Credits
COM 121 Speech Communication 3
Choice of five (5) from any ANT, HST, POS, PSY, SOC or SWO. Courses must be distributed among three different disciplines and including nine hours of 200 level work 15
Electives 9
Program Credits 27
Degree Earned Credits
General Education 40-43
Program Requirements 27
Total Credits Earned: 67-70
Program Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code Code Title
45.0101 Social Sciences, General.


Micheal Lerma, Ph.D.
School Dean
(928) 724-6975

Irene J. Alva
Administrative Assistant
(928) 724-6621

(928) 724-6621
(928) 724-6625

Ned Hatathlii Center (NHC)
Tsaile Campus

Mail to:
Diné College: School of Business and Social Science
P. O. Box 25-C
Tsaile, AZ 86556

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