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Sociology Recommended Transfer Curricula

Recommended AA Transfer Curriculum for Sociology

All full-time transfer students are required to take OCS 121.

General Education Core Courses

Communications (9) Semester Hours
ENG 101 3
ENG 102 3
SPE 108 3
Humanities and Fine Arts (9) Semester Hours
PHL 101 3
Select from Group II 6
Social and Behavioral Science (9) Semester Hours
ANT 101 3
PSY 101 3
PSY 204 3
Mathematics (3) Semester Hours
MTH 115
MTH 126
Select from Group IV
Physical and Life Science (7-8) Semester Hours
Select from Group V (Must include one lab) 7-8
Minimum General Education 42-43

Area of Concentration/Electives

Semester Hours
Select from the following: SOC 101, SOC 102, SOC 205, SOC 206, SOC 225 12
Consult the Transfer Center for help in selecting courses.  
Minimum Area of Concentration/Electives 24-25
Minimum for AS Degree 62

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For those wanting to study society and social behavior by examining the groups and social institutions people form, as well as various social, religious, political organizations. Sociology classes prepare individuals for fields that involve investigative skills and working with diverse populations, including business, public administration, politics and journalism. Sociology can be a basis for positions in social service and government areas.

Career Opportunities:

  • Social and Community Service Manager
  • Social and Human Service Assistant
  • Social Psychologists
  • Social Scientist
  • Social Worker
  • Sociocultural Anthropologist
  • Sociologist
  • Sociology Professor

This is only a suggested transfer program and might not be appropriate for every student. Some four-year institutions accept more than 62 credit hours in transfer to fulfill requirements in sociology/anthropology. Consult the Transfer Center for help in selecting courses appropriate for the program at the college or university where you plan to transfer.

Faculty are available during scheduled office hours to advise students about their courses and program. Peruse some of the offerings in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences.

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