Sociology, Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T)
The Associate in Arts degree in Sociology for Transfer provides students with the foundational knowledge in Sociology to make a successful transition into a Baccalaureate Degree in Sociology at any of the CSU campuses.
Complete 60 CSU-transferable units including General Education, major requirements and CSU-transferable electives as follows:
Complete one of the following patterns
- Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum “IGETC” for CSU (37 semester units)
- California State University General Education Breadth pattern (40 semester units)
Complete 18-23 units as outlined below with a “C” or better in each course. Pass/No Pass grading is not permitted in a course within a student’s major area of study. The courses completed for the major may also be used to fulfill General Education areas on the IGETC or the CSU GE Breadth.
|SOC 101||Introduction To Sociology 1||3-4|
|or SOC 101H||Introduction to Sociology, Honors|
|Select two courses from the following:||6-7|
|Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences 1|
or MATH 117
or MATH 117H
|Elementary Statistics, Honors|
|Social Problems 1|
|Introduction To Social Research 1|
|Select two courses from the following:||6-8|
Any List A course not used above and/or
|The Immigrant Experience in the U.S. 1|
or ETHS 101H
|The Immigrant Experience in the U.S., Honors|
or HIST 114
|The Immigrant Experience In The U.S.|
or HIST 114H
|The Immigrant Experience In The U.S., Honors|
|Racism In America 1|
or SOC 107
|Racism in America|
|Marriage, Family and Intimacy 1|
|Social Psychology 1|
or PSY 175
|Social Psychology: Psychological Perspective|
|Sociology of Deviance 1|
|Sociology Of Sex and Gender 1|
|Select one course from the following:||3-4|
Any List A or List B course not used above or:
|Introduction To The Administration Of Justice 1|
|Introduction To Criminology 1|
|Introduction To Cultural Anthropology 1|
|Comparative World Cultures 1|
|Comparative Asian-American History, 1849-1965 1|
|Contemporary Asian-American History 1|
|The African-American In U.S. History To World War II 1|
|The African-American In U.S. History, From Civil Rights Movement To Present 1|
or BLST 102H
|The African-American in U.S. History, from Civil Rights to Present, Honors|
|African-American Culture 1|
|Mexican-American (Chicano) History In The U.S. 1|
|The Chicano And Latino In U.S. History, From The 1960's To The Present 1|
|Mexican-American (Chicano) Culture 1|
|The Chicana And Other Latina Women 1|
|Economic Geography 1|
or GEOG 105
|Women Of Color In The U.S. 1|
|Human Geography 1|
|History Of The U.S. To 1877 1|
|History Of The U.S. Since 1865 1|
or HIST 102H
|History Of The U.S. Since 1865, Honors|
|History Of Western Civilization 1|
or HIST 113H
|History Of Western Civilization: 1600 To Present, Honors|
|World Civilization, 1550 To Present 1|
|American Indian: Past And Present 1|
|Native American Cultural Heritage 1|
|American Government And Politics 1|
|International Politics 1|
or POLS 121H
|International Politics, Honors|
|Comparative Politics 1|
|Political Thinking 1|
|General Psychology 1|
or PSY 100H
|General Psychology, Honors|
|Introduction To Psychology 1|
|Media, Culture and Society 1|
|Introduction to Social Work 1|
These courses fulfill an IGETC and/or CSU GE Breadth pattern requirement. Visit www.assist.org or http://articulation.sbcc.edu for a complete list of IGETC and CSU GE Breadth requirements.
Complete as many units as needed to reach a total of 60 CSU-transferable units (for a list of SBCC-transferable courses to the CSU, visit www.assist.org).
Additional Graduation Requirements for AA-T in Sociology
- Maintain a cumulative CSU-transferable GPA of 2.0.
- Residency Requirements: Candidates for an Associate Degree are expected to complete 15 semester units in residence at SBCC. Candidates for an Associate Degree are also expected to complete at least 20% of the department (major) requirements in residence at SBCC.
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.