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Behavioral & Social Sciences Division


*** Spring 2022***


Note: Students enrolled in hybrid BSS Spring 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

Physical division office is closed and not taking walk-ins. Please email behsocsci@elcamino.edu for assistance.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 cmataalii@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.
  • Flexible (FLEXI) - online (no on campus requirements) with some live class meetings or required proctored testing. Limited meeting days. Please see the schedule notes for dates and times. You must attend class on the date/times listed in the notes.

Transfer Guide Sheets


Contact Information

Dr. Christina Gold, Dean

Beverly Knapp

Administrative Assistant

Cecelia Mataalii

Clerical Assistant


Questions? Contact Us

Behavioral and Social Sciences

Location: SOCS 101

(310) 660-3735



7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m.