Sociology

Student Transfer Achievement Reform (STAR) Act (SB1440)

Associate in Arts
Transfer Preparation* (Major Code: 01901)

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 interaction, social processes, social structures, and tools of sociological investigation. The Associate in Arts in Sociology for Transfer (AA-T) degree satisfies the requirements of the STAR Act for transfer to the CSU system.

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.
Required Core
SOC 101INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY3
SOC 110CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL PROBLEMS3
Select 3-4 units of the following:3-4
STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
ELEMENTARY STATISTICS
List A
Select two of the following:6
RACE AND ETHNICITY
SOCIOLOGY OF THE FAMILY
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
List B
Select one of the following:3
MASCULINITY
RACE AND ETHNICITY
SOCIOLOGY OF RELIGION
FILIPINO-AMERICAN CULTURE
FILIPINO-AMERICAN CULTURE
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
MEXICAN AND MEXICAN-AMERICAN CULTURES IN THE UNITED STATES
MEXICAN AND MEXICAN-AMERICAN CULTURES IN THE UNITED STATES
INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN-AMERICAN CULTURE
INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN-AMERICAN CULTURE
SOCIOLOGY OF THE FAMILY
GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY
CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
Total Units18-19