Sociology is the study of society and human behavior with emphasis on group dynamics and social structural dynamics. Sociological training prepares students for a wide variety of careers including: social services, counseling, politics, public administration, marketing, urban and environmental planning, public relations, personnel, and criminal justice. The Associate in Arts in Sociology for Transfer degree is designed to prepare students for a seamless transfer into the CSU system to complete a baccalaureate degree in Sociology. The degree provides preparation for students to complete advanced studies in several areas, including sociology, social work, environmental studies, education, public health and urban planning. Students completing this degree are guaranteed admission to the CSU system, but not to a particular campus or major.
Associate Degree for Transfer Requirements:
(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.
(B) A minimum of 18 semester units in a major area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.
(2) Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0
Title 5 section 55063(a) also require that students must earn a C or better in all courses required for the major area of emphasis, or a "P" f the course was taken on a 'pass-no-pass' basis.