Education & Social Sciences Pathway


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Education &
Social Sciences


Social sciences and education degrees have multiple branches:  Anthropology, Early Elementary Education, Psychology, or Sociology.  These areas can lead to a variety of career fields in human services such as counseling or social work or education.  All of these areas explore people and their interactions with each other and the environments around them.  These degrees help set a solid foundation for students to transfer to a four-year university. 

CCC Degrees & Pathways

Transfer Degrees

Associate of Arts (AA)

Associate of Science (AS)

AA degrees and certificates emphasize in humanities/social sciences, including a foreign language.

AS degrees and certificates emphasize in math/science.

Workforce Degrees

Early Childhood Education (CERT)

AAS degrees and certificates are intended prepare students for employment

CCC Pathway Course Sequences

  • Anthropology
  • Elementary Education & Teaching
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology


University Transfer Guides and Median Career Salary (*Arizona | **National)


Anthropology University Guide


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Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education University Guide


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Psychology University Guide


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Social Work University Guide
Sociology University Guide

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*Arizona median salaries are obtained from the Arizona Career Information System (AZCIS).  Navigate to the career choice by OCCUPATIONS (Hover)/Career Clusters/Titles Index/Desired Career.
**National median salaries are obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).


Pathway Faculty