The sociology transfer major provides students with an opportunity to earn Associate of Arts (AA) degrees, which transfer to many four-year institutions. This degree is designed for students interested in an introduction to the field of sociology and for students in careers in social research, urban planning, administration, community development and more.

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AA Associate of Arts Degree

The Associate of Arts (AA) degree readies students for their junior year at the college/university level. This degree totals 64 credits of general education from the following areas–communication, humanities, math, science, social sciences, and electives. Students in this program are sometimes referred to as transfer or liberal arts students. As an Associate of Arts Degree student, your chosen major could include business, early childhood education, elementary education, English, history, psychology, secondary education, sociology, etc.

Associate of Arts (AA) Degree Sheet 

Potential Careers

  • Case manager
  • Counselor
  • Police officer
  • Social worker
  • Sociologist

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  • ENG 105 Composition I
  • HIS 111 Western Civilization: Early Modern to Present
  • MAT 110 Math for Liberal Arts
  • SOC 110 Introduction to Sociology
  • ENG 106 Composition II
  • MAT 156 Statistics
  • POL 111 American National Government
  • PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology
  • SOC 120 Marriage and Family
  • PHI 105 Introduction to Ethics
  • SOC 115 Social Problems
  • SPC 112 Public Speaking
  • PSY 251 Social Psychology

Click on the course number in the list above to view the course description. This may not be a complete list of courses that may be included for the sociology transfer pathway. To see all courses in a semester-by-semester plan, view the Sociology transfer pathway course outline.

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