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Sociology (AA-T) Behavioral Sciences Total Units: 18
Term Effective: Fall 2017

Description:

See state issued Transfer Model Curriculum (TMC) template for any further clarification regarding program requirements.

The Associate in Arts for Transfer in Sociology degree provides students with an introduction to and overview of the field of Sociology. Students learn the major theories and research methods used by sociologists, as well as develop the ability to analyze critical aspects of contemporary society. This major fulfills the Transfer Model Curriculum for transfer to California State University (CSU) campuses.

The Sociology Associate in Arts for Transfer degree is designed to provide a clear pathway to a CSU major and baccalaureate degree. California Community College students who are awarded an ADT are guaranteed admission with junior standing somewhere in the CSU system. This priority does not guarantee admission to specific majors or campuses. Current and prospective community college students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to develop an educational plan that best meets their goals and needs.

Students will have to fulfill the following requirements to earn this degree.

  1. Completion of 60 semester 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; and

    b) A minimum of 27 semester units as required for the Associate in Arts for Transfer in Sociology major.

  2. Obtainment of an overall minimum grade point average of 2.0.
  3. Earn a grade of C or better in all courses required for the Associate in Arts for Transfer in Sociology major.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  1. Explain and apply the major theories, concepts, and methodologies of sociology;
  2. analyze society and social groups using a sociological perspective; and
  3. evaluate structures and policies of major American social institutions.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Sociology (AA-T) program are:

  • Complete 18 units from
    • Sociology for Transfer Required Core
    • Sociology for Transfer Additional Required Core
    • Sociology for Transfer List A
    • Sociology for Transfer List B

Sociology for Transfer Required Core - complete 3.00 units
CourseDescriptionUnits
SOC 1 Introduction to Sociology3.00
 
Sociology for Transfer Additional Required Core - complete 6.00 units
CourseDescriptionUnits
Complete a combination totaling at least 6.00 units from the following:
MATH 15 and SOC 2
MATH 15 and SOC 5
MATH 15 and PSYCH 1B
SOC 2 and SOC 5
SOC 2 and PSYCH 1B
6.00
 
Sociology for Transfer List A - complete 6.00 units
CourseDescriptionUnits
Complete any combination totaling at least 6.00 units from the following:
AJ 56 Crime and Criminal Justice in Society3.00
MATH 15 Elementary Statistics4.00
PSYCH 1B Introduction to Psychological Research Methods3.00
PSYCH 30 Social Psychology3.00
SOC 2 Modern Social Problems3.00
SOC 5 Sociological Research Methods3.00
SOC 10 Close Relationships and Family Life3.00
SOC 30 Race and Ethnic Relations3.00
 
Sociology for Transfer List B - complete 3.00 units
CourseDescriptionUnits
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
AJ 56 Crime and Criminal Justice in Society3.00
ANTHRO 2 Cultural Anthropology3.00
GEOG 7 Introduction to Human Geography3.00
HIST 21 Race, Ethnicity and Gender in American Culture3.00
MATH 15 Elementary Statistics4.00
PSYCH 1A General Psychology3.00
PSYCH 1B Introduction to Psychological Research Methods3.00
PSYCH 30 Social Psychology3.00
SOC 2 Modern Social Problems3.00
SOC 3 Self and Society3.00
SOC 5 Sociological Research Methods3.00
SOC 10 Close Relationships and Family Life3.00
SOC 30 Race and Ethnic Relations3.00

Term Effective: Fall 2017

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Previous Versions:

Sociology (AA-T) - effective Spring 2015
Sociology (AA-T) - effective Summer 2012
Sociology (AA-T) - effective Fall 2011

Program Requirements Notes:

A course used to satisfy a requirement in one category can not be used to fulfill the requirements in another category.

Associate Degree Requirements:

The major is one of several requirements students need to fulfill in order to be awarded the Associate Degree, the highest level of academic achievement recognized by Santa Rosa Junior College. Please note that all of the following requirements must be met in order for the degree to be conferred:

For all students admitted for the Fall 2009 term or any term thereafter, a grade of "C" or better, or "P" if the course is taken on a pass/no pass basis, is required for each course applied toward the major.

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

Contact
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(707) 522-2645
mdasgupta@santarosa.edu
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