Sociology, Associate in Arts (AA)
|ANTH 103||Introduction To Cultural Anthropology||3|
|SOC 101||Introduction To Sociology||3-4|
|or SOC 101H||Introduction to Sociology, Honors|
|SOC 104||Social Psychology||3|
|Select three courses from the following:||9|
|Marriage, Family and Intimacy|
|Sociology of Deviance|
|Sociology Of Sex and Gender|
|Introduction To Social Research|
|Media, Culture and Society|
|Introduction to Social Work|
The Associate Degree will be awarded upon completion of both department and college requirements. These include:
- Complete all department requirements with a “C” or better or “P” in each course. Candidates for an Associate Degree are required to complete at least 20% of the department requirements through SBCC.
- Complete a general education option (Option 1: SBCC General Education and Institutional and Information Competency; Option 2: IGETC; Option 3: CSU GE Breadth). General Education options allowed for each Associate Degree program vary. Refer to http://www.sbcc.edu/apply/degrees_certificates.php for a list of General Education options for each SBCC Associate Degree program;
- Other graduation requirements as outlined on the Graduation Requirements page.
- Explain the major theoretical perspectives in sociology and apply them to the analysis of social phenomena.
- Describe the key concepts associated with one or more substantive areas of the discipline, and apply them to an analysis of social phenomena.
- Analyze the role of social forces in shaping the individual.
- Explain how individuals create and sustain society through collective action.
- Define the role of social institutions in society.
- Explain how structures and processes of social inequality across such dimensions as class, race and gender influence the life experiences of individuals.
- Utilize a variety of research methods to collect data and to produce original written work, according to social scientific standards.
- Discuss the ethical standards that guide research in the social sciences.