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An associate’s degree in Sociology is intended to lead to transfer to colleges and universities which offer bachelor’s degrees in sociology. The sociology major is designed to provide preparation leading to careers in sociology, social work, law, criminal justice, marketing research and counseling.
The Associate in Arts Degree in Sociology for Transfer prepares students to transfer to CSU campuses that offer bachelor’s degrees in sociology. This degree requires students to complete 60 CSU transferable units including completion of CSU GE or IGETC and 19 units in the major with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better. Title 5 requires that students earn a grade of “C” or better in all major coursework. This degree is an excellent general reparation for careers in social work, personnel and human resources, the criminal justice system, education, marketing research, law firms, political campaigns and journalism.