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.
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.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
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.
- 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.
- Obtainment of an overall minimum grade point average of 2.0.
- Earn a grade of C or better (or P) in all courses required for the Associate in Arts for Transfer in Sociology major.
A maximum of 12 units are allowed with a P grade for students earning an Associate Degree. For detailed information, please refer to the SRJC Grading Policy.
- Explain and apply the major theories, concepts, and methodologies of sociology;
- Analyze society and social groups using a sociological perspective; and
- Evaluate structures and policies of major American social institutions.