Sociology AA-T AA-T - Active
Department: Behavioral Sciences
Approval: March 2016
Effective Semester: Fall 2016
The AA-T in Sociology offers students a comprehensive lower division program in sociology. The AA-T prepares students who wish to transfer and pursue a baccalaureate degree in Sociology, particularly at California State University campuses.
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

Students who wish to earn the Associate in Arts in Sociology for Transfer (AA-T) must complete 60 CSU transferable units with at least a 2.0 grade point average. This must include the units required for full completion of the IGETC or CSU GE curriculum and the units for the major as specified below. Each course in the major must be completed with a grade of ‘‘C’’ or better. Courses used to meet the major requirement may also be used to meet IGETC or CSU GE requirements.

Assuming students start this AA-T with transfer‐level math and English eligibility, the minimum time for completion is 4 semesters. Completion time will vary based on student preparation and number of units completed per semester. 

Courses Required for the AA-T in Sociology AA-T
Course Units
Required core courses:
SOC 1 - Introduction to Sociology 3.00
SOC 3 - Social Problems 3.00
SOC 21 - Introduction to Research Methods 3.00
Total: 9.00
Choose of the following statistics courses:
PSYC 5 - Statistics for Behavioral Sciences 5.00
ECON 5 - Introductory Statistics for Economics, Business and Social Sciences 5.00
MATH 80 - Probability and Statistics 5.00
Total: 5.00
Choose 1 (one) of the following courses from Group A:
SOC 2 - Social Deviance 3.00
SOC 25 - Sex and Gender in American Society 3.00
SOC 35 - Sex, Marriage and Family Relationships 3.00
PSYC 32 - Social Psychology 3.00
IDST 37 - Introduction to Ethnic Studies 3.00
Total: 3.00
Choose 1 (one) of the following courses from Group B:
PSYC 1 - General Psychology 3.00
ANTH 3 - Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology 3.00
ANTH 3C - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology: Focus on American Cultures 3.00
POLS 1 - American Government 3.00
IDST 17 - Human Sexuality 3.00
PSYC 23 - Psychology of Race and Ethnic Relations 3.00
Any course not taken from Group A above
Total: 3.00
Total: 20.00