Sociology - Associate of Arts Degree

Major/Program Requirements

Required Courses:

SOC 100 or SOC 100HIntroduction to Sociology

3.00

SOC 105Social Problems

3.00

SOC 141 or ETHS 141 or ETHS 141H or SOC 141HRace, Ethnicity and Diversity

3.00

Students must complete at least six (6) units from the following courses:

ANTHRO 102 or ANTHRO 102HCultural Anthropology

3.00

GEOG 102 or GEOG 102HHuman Geography

3.00

PSYCH 100 or PSYCH 100HGeneral Psychology

3.00

 

MATH 110 or MATH 110HIntroduction to Probability and Statistics

4.00

OR

PSYCH 120Statistics for the Social and Behavioral Sciences

4.00

Students must complete at least three (3) additional units from the courses listed above or the following courses:

SOC 130Marriage, Family and Intimate Relationships

3.00

SOC 150Gerontology

3.00

Total Credit Hours: 18.00-19.00

Lower division requirements for students interested in transferring to a four-year institution in this field may differ from associate degree requirements. Prospective transfer students should complete the general education and lower division requirements of the school to which they will be transferring. See a counselor for details. Information is also available at www.assist.org.

A student receiving a degree in this field will be able to:

  • Demonstrate competency of the components of culture and agents of socialization.
  • Awareness of and sensitivity to current social issues.
  • Make societal contributions by actively participating in their community.