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Behavioral & Social Sciences Division

*** Spring 2023***

Note: Students enrolled in hybrid BSS classes must be available for the on campus meetings at the times listed in the schedule.

The Division of Behavioral & Social Sciences offers instruction in American studies, anthropology, art history, childhood education, economics, education, ethnic studies, history, human development, philosophy, political science, psychology, social justice and social science, sociology, and women's studies. 

Division of Behavioral & Social Sciences

The division office is open: Monday - Friday 7:45a.m. - 4:30p.m.Contact

Behavioral & Social Sciences courses are designed to provide students with the opportunity to examine and gain an understanding in these areas:

  1. Political, social, and economic aspects of past and present cultures in preparation for the future
  2. Human values, ethical outlooks, moral standards, and their importance in the development of personal worth, obligations and responsibilities; and
  3. Psychological and social forces which shape human behavior and the impact of such forces on all facets of culture

For course syllabi, please contact acelis@elcamino.edu .



  • Online (ONLIN) - online with no on campus or scheduled live online sessions.
  • Live Online (LIVEO) - online (no on campus requirements) with regular live scheduled online classes. Class times and dates are listed in the schedule, you must attend class on those days/times.
  • Hybrid courses are partially online — there are some on-campus meetings. If you enroll in a hybrid course, check Canvas or the footnote in the Schedule of Classes for on-campus meeting dates and time.
  • Hyflex - All meetings can be attended on campus or online. 

Transfer Guide Sheets


Contact Information

Dr. Christina Gold, Dean

Beverly Knapp

Administrative Assistant

Cecelia Mataalii

Administrative Clerk


Ana Celis
Clerical Assistant


Dates/time to be announced - check back soon!

Division Dean Open Office Hours
Monday TBA TBA
Tuesday TBA TBA
Wednesday TBA TBA
Thursday TBA TBA
Friday TBA TBA



Questions? Contact Us

Behavioral and Social Sciences

Location: SOCS 101

(310) 660-3735



Hours: Monday - Friday
7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m.