Associates of Arts for Transfer Degree 

The Sociology Associates Degree for Transfer (A.A.-T) is designed for students who intend to pursue a degree in sociology or a related discipline, and who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university. The degree is especially designed for students preparing for transfer into the California State University system but will prepare all students for success in any higher education degree program. 

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Sociology program coursework, students will be able to:

  1. Understand the interrelationships of individuals, social groups, social institutions, culture and society.
  2. Analyze the interaction of individuals, social groups, social institutions, and cultures using social science research methods and major sociological perspectives.

Major Core Requirements  (10 units)

SOC102   Introduction to Sociology  3 units
SOC150   Social Trends and Problems (offered Spring 2016) 3 units
Math202   Elementary Statistics 4 units
Total Core Requirements 10 units

Major Electives (select 9 units from below) 

List A (Select 6 units from below)
ADMJ203   Introduction to Multiculturalism 3 units
ADMJ   Introduction to Criminology 3 units
SOC/POL140   Introduction to Race and Ethnicity (offered Fall 2015) 3 units            
SOC/POL160   Globalization 3 units
PSY102   Introduction to Psychology 3 units
SOC110   Introduction to Marriage and Family 3 units
SOC100   Sex, Gender, and Society 3 units
List B (Select 3 units from below)
3 units
ANTH100   Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3 units
GEOG104  Cultural Geography 3 units
ECE153   Child, Family and Community 3 units
Total Electives Requirements 9 units
Total Major Requirements
19 units

To earn an A.A.-T in Sociology:

  1. Complete the Major Core Requirements and Major Electives, as outlined above with a minimum grade of “C” or better.
  2. Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in all CSU transferable coursework. Students expecting to transfer to a four-year college or university need to complete the CSU Breadth or IGETC requirements.
  3. Complete electives so that major units, plus GE units, plus elective units total sixty (60) units or higher.