Associate Degrees

Sociology | Sociology for Transfer

Associate in Arts for Transfer Degree Sociology 18 Units

The Associate in Arts in Sociology for Transfer (AA-T) degree creates a transfer pathway for students who plan to complete a bachelor of arts in sociology or similar major at a California State University (CSU). With the completion of this program, students will possess foundational knowledge and skills that comprise the core content of the lower division requirements of many baccalaureate programs in sociology. The AA-T degree in sociology will help prepare students to have a sociology bachelor’s major.

An AA-T in Sociology may be earned by completing a minimum of 60 units of degree credit coursework, including the major requirements and breadth requirements, with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students who complete the AA-T in Sociology are guaranteed admission to a CSU Institution, but not to a particular campus or major.

Required core courses (9 units):

3 units SOCIO-220 Introduction to Sociology

and 6 units from the following:

3 units SOCIO-221 Social Problems

3 units SOCIO-222 Introduction to Research Methods

3 units SOCIO-234 Introduction to Statistics in the Social Sciences

Plus, 6 units from List A:

3 units SOCIO-130 Introduction to Marriage and Family

3 units SOCIO-142 Introduction to Gender

3 units SOCIO-245 Sociology of Race and Ethnicity

or

any course from required courses not already used

Plus 3 units from List B:

3 units SOCIO-236 Sociology of Sport

3 units SOCIO-250 Critical Thinking About Social and Cultural Issues

or
any course from required courses not already used

Associate in Arts Degree Sociology 18 Units

An Associate in Arts Degree may be earned by completing a minimum of 60 units of degree credit coursework, including the major requirements and breadth requirements, with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students must complete all courses for the major with a grade of C or better.

Required core courses (12 units):

3 units POLSC-125 Government of the United States

3 units PSYCH-220 General Psychology

3 units SOCIO-220 Introduction to Sociology

3 units SOCIO-221 Social Problems

Plus, at least 6 units from the following:

3 units ANTHR-130 Cultural Anthropology

3 units GEOG-130 Cultural Geography

3 units HIST-120 History of the United States (Colonial – 1865)

3 units HIST-121 History of the United States (1865 – Present)

3 units PSYCH-128 Life Span Psychology

3 units PSYCH-130 Psychology of Personality and Growth

3 units PSYCH-222 Culture and Ethnicity in Social Psychology

3 units SOCIO-130 Introduction to Marriage and Family

3 units SOCIO-142 Introduction to Gender

3 units SOCIO-225 Sociology of African Americans

3 units SOCIO-236 Sociology of Sports

3 units SOCIO-245 Sociology of Race and Ethnicity

3 units SOCIO-250 Critical Thinking About Social and Cultural Issues

3 units SOCSC-140 Contemporary Women

3 units SOCSC-234 Applied Descriptive Statistics

3 units SOCSC-296 Contemporary Issues