Sociology

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.
Program Requirements
SOC 101INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY3
SOC 110CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL PROBLEMS3
SOC/PSYC 270STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES3-4
or MATH 119 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS
Electives
Select three courses9
MASCULINITY
RACE AND ETHNICITY
SOCIOLOGY OF RELIGION
FILIPINO-AMERICAN CULTURE
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
SOCIOLOGY OF THE FAMILY
MEXICAN AND MEXICAN-AMERICAN CULTURES IN THE UNITED STATES
INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN-AMERICAN CULTURE
CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION
WOMEN IN WORLD HISTORY
INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY
Total Units18-19

To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed.