The purpose of the Associates in Arts Transfer Degree in Sociology is to provide a student with a foundation of knowledge in the field sociology which satisfactorily prepares them for transfer to the CSU/UC system for further study towards a baccalaureate degree in sociology or related field. The student will develop knowledge and skills which enable them to understand, evaluate, and apply social science research and theories.
Program Level Outcomes
Outcome 1: Understand, evaluate, and apply socials science research, methods and theories.
Outcome 2: Identify how status is shaped by gender, race, ethnicity, age, social class, and sexual orientation.
Outcome 3: Identify the major processes involved in social interaction.
Outcome 4: Use a social science framework to examine and explain social situations and social behaviors