Sociology at College of San Mateo - Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer/SB1440: Sociology
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AA-TMajor in Sociology

Degree Requirements
Complete General Education and other requirements listed for Associate degree and

Major requirements: 18-19 semester units

A grade of "C" or higher is required for each course.

SOCI 100 Introduction to Sociology 3 units

Group A: Two courses from the following (6-7 units):

SOCI 105 Social Problems 3 units
SOCI 121 Introduction to Research Methods 3 units
PSYC 120 Introduction to Research Methods  
PSYC 121 Basic Statistical Concepts 3 units
MATH 200 Elementary Probability and Statistics 4 units

Group B: Two courses from the following (6-7 units)

Any Group A course not used above 3-4 units
SOCI 110 Courtship, Marriage, and the Family 3 units
SOCI 141 Race and Ethnic Relations 3 units
PSYC 300 Social Psychology 3 units

Group C: One course from the following (3-4 units):

Any Group A or Group B course not used above 3-4 units

General Education requirements:
Select courses to complete CSU General Education or IGETC or CSU. This degree does not require the CSM AA/AS General Education pattern

Area A1 Oral Communication 3 units
Area A2 Written Communication 3 units
Area A3 Critical Thinking 3 units
Area B1 Physical Science 3 units
Area B2 Life Science 3 units
Area B3 Science Lab 1 unit
Area B4 Math Concepts 3 units
Area C1 Arts 3 units
Area C2 Humanities 3 units
Area C1 or C2 3 units
Area D Social, Polical, and Economic Institutions 9 units
Area E Lifelong Understanding 3 units


Area 1A English Composition 3 units
Area 1B Critical Thinking/Composition 3 units
Area 1C Oral Communication 3 units
Area 2 Math Concepts 3 units
Area 3A Arts 3 units
Area 3B Humanities 3 units
Area 3A or 3B 3 units
Area 4 Social and Behavioral Science 9 units
Area 5A Physical Science 3 units
Area 5B Biological Science 3 units
Area 5C Either 5A or 5B must be a lab course 1 unit

Additional CSU tranferable courses based on student interest to reach 60 transferable units total.