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Palomar College Learning For Success


All faculty and staff in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Division believe in the value of the individual and in the individual’s potential for intellectual, ethical, personal, physical, and social growth and development.

The disciplines and programs within the Division, Academic Technology, Africana Studies, Alcohol and Other Drug Studies, American Studies, American Indian Studies, Anthropology, Chicano Studies, Child Development, Early Childhood Education Lab School, Economics, Health, History, Kinesiology, the Library and Library Technology, Multicultural Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, and the Wellness/Fitness Center foster this growth by providing unparalleled educational opportunities for all our students.



Dr. Pearl Ly

Dean, Social & Behavioral Sciences


Allison Tyra

Division Administrative Assistant


(760) 744-1150 ext 2759