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

  • Students will be able to apply sociological theories and concepts to identify, describe and analyze social phenomena.
Program Requirements
SOC 101INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY3
SOC 110CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL PROBLEMS3
SOC 270STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES3-4
or MATH 119 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS
Electives
Select three courses9
RACE AND ETHNICITY
SOCIOLOGY OF RELIGION
FILIPINO-AMERICAN CULTURE
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
SOCIOLOGY OF THE FAMILY
SOCIOLOGY OF GENDER
MEXICAN AND MEXICAN-AMERICAN CULTURES IN THE UNITED STATES
INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN-AMERICAN CULTURE
CRITICAL ISSUES IN CHICANA/LATINA STUDIES
Total Units18-19

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