Plan Code: 5001B/C
The Associate in Arts in Sociology for Transfer degree is designed to prepare students with a general education in the principles, concepts and methodologies of Sociology. A variety of Sociology courses are offered to familiarize students with diverse yet interrelated Sociology sub-fields. The Associate in Arts in Sociology for Transfer degree will prepare students for career advancement and will facilitate transfer in a related major if desired.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate the ability to attain the Institutional Student Learning Outcomes (ISLOs).
- Apply sociological imagination and sociological theories to contemporary analysis of public issues.
This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:
|Code Number||Course Title||Units|
|REQUIRED CORE COURSES|
|SOCIO 1/1H||Introduction to Sociology||3|
|SOCIO 2||Modern Social Problems||3|
|STAT 1/1H||Elementary Statistics||4|
|IN ADDITION, complete TWO (2) courses from LIST A:|
|Social Psychology (3)|
|Race & Ethnic Relations in the U.S. (3)|
|Introduction to Sociology of Gender (3)|
|Sociology of the Family (3)|
|IN ADDITION, complete ONE (1) course from LIST B:|
Any course not already used above
|Cultural Anthropology (3)|
|Elements of Cultural Geography (3)|
|Introduction to Psychology (3)|
|Complete one of the following: 1||37-39|
|Transferable Electives (as needed to reach 60 transferable units) 2|
Units for the major may be double-counted for CSU GE or IGETC; see counselor for limitations.
Elective units from course(s) numbered 1-99, if needed, to reach 60 transferable units.
To earn an associate degree for transfer, a student must complete 60 semester units that are eligible for transfer to a CSU that consist of either the IGETC pattern or CSU GE breadth and a major of at least 18 units. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 in all CSU-transferable coursework to receive an associate degree for transfer and all courses in the major must be completed with a C or better. Students earning an associate degree for transfer will not be required to complete any other local graduation requirements.