AA in Sociology for Transfer

Earn your Associate in Arts degree online with a major in Sociology for Transfer at Foothill College.

Associate Degree Requirements available as online courses:

Associate in Arts in Sociology for Transfer requires completion of a minimum of 90 units to include:

  • CSU General Education Breadth Requirements or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) (49-58 units) (Full certification is required)
  • Core & support courses (27-30 units, of which 22 units may satisfy the GE requirement)
  • Transferable electives necessary to meet the 90-unit minimum requirement.
* NOTE:
  • All courses pertaining to the major must be taken for a letter grade and must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. In addition, the student must obtain a minimum GPA of 2.0.
  • Although it is possible to fulfill the requirements for the Associate Degree for Transfer by completing the IGETC for UC pattern, admission to CSU requires completion of an Oral Communication course (IGETC Area 1C; CSU GE Area A-1); therefore, students who plan to transfer to CSU should complete this course as part of their GE or elective units.

The courses listed BELOW are generally offered as online courses at least once every two years. Please see Online Schedule of Classes for verification.

ONLINE COURSE TITLE UNITS
     
CORE COURSES (23-25 units)
SOC 1 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY 5
And select TWO courses each from List A & B:
List A:
MATH 10 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS 5
PSYC 10 RESEARCH METHODS & DESIGNS 5
or SOC 10 RESEARCH METHODS & DESIGNS 5
SOC 20 MAJOR SOCIAL PROBLEMS 4
List B:
PSYC 10 * RESEARCH METHODS & DESIGNS 5
or SOC 10 * RESEARCH METHODS & DESIGNS 5
MATH 10 * ELEMENTARY STATISTICS 5
SOC 20 * MAJOR SOCIAL PROBLEMS 4
SOC 14 SOCIOLOGY OF CRIME 4
SOC 23 RACE & ETHNIC RELATIONS 4
SOC 28 SOCIOLOGY OF GENDER 4
SOC 30 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 4
or PSYC 30 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 4
SOC 40 ASPECTS OF MARRIAGE & FAMILY 4
     
* May be used to satisfy List B if not completed as part of List A
SUPPORT COURSES (4-5 units)
ANTH 2A CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY 4
ECON 25 INTRODUCTION TO GLOBAL ECONOMICS 4
GEOG 2 HUMAN GEOGRAPHY 4
PHIL 1 CRITICAL THINKING & WRITING 5
PSYC 1 GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY 5
PSYC 49 HUMAN SEXUALITY 4

Based on 2014 - 2015 Curriculum Sheet. For a list of on-campus courses that satisfy degree requirements, visit the Curriculum Sheet.

Last Updated September 12, 2014
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