Associate in Arts
Transfer Preparation* (Major Code: 01900)
Sociology is the study of human behavior, social interactions and social groups. It combines scientific methods with theoretical perspectives, integrating the findings of anthropology, history, political science and psychology. A degree in sociology is designed to provide students with a board understanding of human relations, social processes, social structures, and tools of sociological investigation.
Program Student Learning Outcome Statement
- Students will be able to define and apply major sociological concepts, theories and research methodologies to analyze a variety of social and/or cultural issues.
|SOC 101||INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY||3|
|SOC 110||CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL PROBLEMS||3|
|SOC/PSYC 270||STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES||3-4|
|or MATH 119||ELEMENTARY STATISTICS|
|Select 9 units of the following:||9|
|RACE AND ETHNICITY|
|SOCIOLOGY OF RELIGION|
|INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY|
|SOCIOLOGY OF THE FAMILY|
|MEXICAN AND MEXICAN-AMERICAN CULTURES IN THE UNITED STATES|
|INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN-AMERICAN CULTURE|
|WOMEN IN WORLD HISTORY|
|INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS|
Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university should complete courses specific to the transfer institution of choice. University requirements vary from institution to institution and are subject to change. Therefore, it is important to verify transfer major preparation and general education requirements through consultation with a counselor in either the Counseling Center or Transfer Center. See catalog Transfer Courses Information section for further information.
To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed.