The curriculum in the Associate in Arts in Sociology for Transfer is designed to provide the transfer student the opportunity to achieve an Associate degree. While a baccalaureate or higher degree is recommended for those considering professional careers, earning the Associate degree may support attempts to gain entry-level employment in social services or promotion.
The Sociology Associate in Arts for Transfer can prepare students for related careers in social services, community work, corrections, business, college settings, health services, publishing, journalism, public relations, government services, teaching, and research. Some careers require advanced degrees (teaching credential, police academy, and Master’s degree).
The following is required for all AA-T or AS-T degrees:
- Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:
a. The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education – Breadth Requirements.
b. A minimum of 18 semester units or 27 quarterunits in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.
- Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students must earn a “C” (or “P” Pass) or better in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis.