Program Overview

Both a scientific and humanistic discipline, sociology is concerned with the study of systems of social action and their interrelations. It attempts to discover the factors that determine social organization and behavior and promotes an understanding of the social world from personal problems to public issues.


AA Degree Requirements Major: Core and Selective Requirements
Complete Core Courses, 10 units Units
MATH 200 Elementary Probability and Statistics 4 units
PSYC 205 Social Science Research Methods 3 units
SOCI 205 Social Science Research Methods 3 units
SOCI 100 Introduction to Sociology 3 units
Selective Courses, choose a minimum of 9-10 units from the following:
List A, complete 6 units from the following: Units
PSYC 300 Social Psychology 3 units
SOCI 105 Social Problems 3 units
SOCI 141 Ethnicity and Race in Society 3 units
List B, complete 3-4 units from the following: Units
ANTH 110 Cultural Anthropology 3 units
GEOG 110 Cultural Geography 3 units
HIST 201 U.S. History through 1877 3 units
HIST 202 U.S. History from 1877 to the Present 3 units
PLSC 170 Introduction to Comparative Politics 3 units
PLSC 210 American Politics 3 units
PSYC 100 General Psychology 3 units
SOCI 325 Honors Colloquium: Sociology of Human Personhood 1 unit
Total Required Major Units: 19 - 20

And required General Education coursework and electives as needed to meet the minimum 60 units required for the Associate degree.

Please refer to the AA/AS Degree Requirements for more information.