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AA in Sociology for Transfer



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Associate Degree for Transfer. A Degree with a guarantee.

The Associate in Arts in Sociology for Transfer (AA-T) Degree is intended to meet the lower division requirements for Sociology majors (or similar majors) at a CSU campus that offers a Sociology baccalaureate degree.

This degree is designed to give foundational knowledge in the field of Sociology for students looking to transfer, or for those who desire a broad understanding of Sociology and the social world.

In addition to the courses listed in the curriculum tab, the following additional requirements must be met for completion of the Associate in Arts in Sociology for Transfer Degree:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 60 CSU-transferable semester units.
  2. Achievement of a minimum GPA of at least 2.0 in all CSU-transferable coursework. (Some majors may require a higher GPA. Students should consult with a counselor for more information.)
  3. Completion of the 18-20 semester units in the major with a grade of “C” or better.
  4. Certified completion of the California State University General Education-Breadth (CSU GE) pattern; OR the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern.

NOTE: Students are advised to check with the Counseling Department or Transfer Center for the courses accepted into the Sociology major at the CSU where they seek transfer.

Major Advisory Sheet:Sociology for Transfer 20-21

Required Courses
SOC 101 or
SOC 101H
Introduction to Sociology
*Introduction to Sociology
Choose any TWO courses from the following list:
SOC 102 Major Social Problem 3
PSY 200 *Research Methods in Psychology 3
MATH 130 or
MATH 130H or
PSY 190
*Statistics Honors
*Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
Choose any TWO courses from the following list or not used above:
SOC 114 Marriage, Family and Intimate Relationships 3
SOC 116 Introduction to Race and Ethnic Relations 3
SOC 120 Perspectives of Sex and Gender 3
SOC 127 Introduction to Criminology 3
Choose any ONE course from the following list:
SOC 105 Introduction to Human Sexuality 3
SOC 110 / ANTH 110 Human Sexuality from a Cross-Cultural Perspective 3

Required Subtotal: 18 – 20

CSU GE or IGETC Pattern: Units Vary
Transferable Electives (as needed to reach 60 transferable units)

Units Required: 60