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Social Sciences

The Social Sciences Division offers flexible programs of study preparing students for transfer to four-year programs and count towards UNM Core Curriculum requirements. We also provide elective courses that are essential to the general education core and to the graduation requirements of all programs offered at UNM-Valencia. Whether you are working on your degree, fulfilling Core Curriculum requirements, or exploring something new, Social Sciences offers a variety of courses to help you achieve your personal and professional goals.

Courses Offered

  • Anthropology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Economics
  • Education
  • General Studies
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Women's Studies

Degrees and Certificates Available

  • Associate of Arts in Criminology
  • Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Multicultural Education
  • Academic Certificate Early Childhood Multicultural Education
  • Associate of Arts in Elementary Education
  • Academic Certificate in Elementary Education
  • Associate of Arts in Secondary Education

 

Full-Time Faculty in the Social Sciences Division:

Cheryl Bryan

Asst. Professor of Psychology

cbryan@unm.edu

Teresa Goodhue

Lecturer II in Education

tgoodhue@unm.edu

Richard Melzer

Regents’ Professor of History

rmelzer@unm.edu

Julia So

Chair and Asst. Professor of Sociology

juliaso@unm.edu