Earn your Associate in Arts degree online with a major in Sociology at Foothill College.
A minimum of 90 units is required to include:
NOTE: all courses pertaining to the major must be taken for a letter grade. In addition, a GPA of 2.0 or higher is required in all core and support courses for the degree or certificates.
The courses listed BELOW are generally offered as online courses at least once every two years. Please see Online Schedule of Classes for verification.
NOTE: Students having difficulty attaining an associate degree because of timing or availability of classes should consult with a counselor to submit a petition for course substitution.
|CORE COURSES (17 units)|
|SOC 1||INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY||5|
|And 12 Units from the following:|
|SOC 8||POPULAR CULTURE||4|
|SOC 10||RESEARCH METHODS & DESIGNS||5|
|or PSYC 10||RESEARCH METHODS & DESIGNS||5|
|SOC 11||INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WELFARE||5|
|SOC 14||SOCIOLOGY OF CRIME||4|
|SOC 15||LAW & SOCIETY||4|
|SOC 19||ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE||4|
|SOC 20||MAJOR SOCIAL PROBLEMS||4|
|SOC 23||RACE & ETHNIC RELATIONS||4|
|SOC 28||SOCIOLOGY OF GENDER||4|
|SOC 30||SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY||4|
|SOC 40||ASPECTS OF MARRIAGE & FAMILY||4|
|SUPPORT COURSES (13 units)|
|ANTH 2A||CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY||4|
|CHLD 51A||AFFIRMING DIVERSITY IN EDUCATION||4|
|CHLD 88||CHILD, FAMILY & COMMUNITY||4|
|ECON 1A||PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS||5|
|ECON 9||POLITICAL ECONOMY||4|
|GEOG 2||HUMAN GEOGRAPHY||4|
|HIST 10||HISTORY OF CALIFORNIA: THE MULTICULTURAL STATE||4|
|HIST 17C||HISTORY OF THE US FROM 1914 TO PRESENT||4|
|MATH 10||ELEMENTARY STATISTICS||5|
|PHIL 1||CRITICAL THINKING & WRITING||5|
|SOC 54H||HONORS INSTITUTE SEMINAR IN SOCIOLOGY||1|
|WMN 5||INTRODUCTION TO WOMEN'S STUDIES||4|
Note that this list does NOT include courses that are only held on campus. For a list of on-campus courses that satisfy degree requirements, visit the Curriculum Sheet.
Based on 2015 - 2016 Curriculum Sheet.