Social Science


DEGREE: AA-T Sociology for Transfer

Note to Transfer Students:
Cosumnes River College Sociology Associate in Arts for Transfer Program is designed to facilitate successful transfer to baccalaureate sociology degree programs. This degree provides students with the lower division breadth and depth of the field of sociology. Additionally, this degree exposes students to the core principles and practices in the field. Students will learn to: identify and comprehend their individual relationship to structures in the larger society; apply effective critical thinking skills to interpret sociological phenomena; assess the significance of important social movements in American society; define and identify various theoretical perspectives across the discipline of sociology; and analyze, interpret, and critically think about sociological ascriptions to race, gender, ethnicity, class, sexual orientation, political affiliation, and other sociological concepts.

Associate in Arts for Transfer Degree
The Associate in Arts in Sociology for Transfer (AA-T) degree may be obtained by completion of 60 transferable, semester units with a minimum 2.0 GPA, including (a) the major or area of emphasis described in the Required Program, and (b) either the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education-Breadth Requirements.

DEGREE: A.A. Social Science
Code #1236

This degree is designed to meet common lower division requirements for a major in one of the social sciences. Students should check the transfer requirements for the college and specific major to which they wish to apply.

Required Program
Twenty-one (21) units must be completed in at least three different subject areas listed below:
Program subject areas:
Anthropology, Economics, Ethnic Studies, Geography 310, History, Political Science, Philosophy 360, Psychology, Social Science, and Sociology.
This degree enables the student to experience a wide range of diverse social science disciplines. To verify the transferability of specific courses and their university application, please consult your CRC counselor.
Total Units Required

Associate Degree
The Social Science Associate in Arts (A.A.) Degree may be obtained by completion of the required program and general requirements as well as sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See CRC graduation requirements.