ASSOCIATE OF ARTS
Complete general education requirements to transfer to a college or university while learning the principles of sociology. Students interested in social services should complete a degree or certificate in that discipline. Complete this program exclusively on weekdays, or in a combination of day, evening and weekend classes.
Program/Major Codes: AOASOCIOLOGY/SOC
What can I do with this degree?
Career Options: Apply for entry-level position in a social agency or non-profit organization.
Academic Options: Transfer to a 4-year university to complete a sociology degree.
Arizona General Education Curriculum Requirements (AGEC-A)
This section lists general education requirements that are not fulfilled by core or support courses.* Also select courses to fulfill the I, C and G requirements from the categories below.**
|Humanities and Fine Arts||6|
|Biological and Physical Sciences||8|
|Social and Behavioral Sciences||3|
Required Core Courses
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
|SOC 101||Introduction to Sociology [SUN# SOC 1101]||3|
|SOC 120||Current Social Problems||3|
|SOC 127||Marriage and the Family||3|
|SOC 201||Race, Ethnicity, Minority Groups and Social Justice [SUN# SOC 2215]||3|
|SOC 204||Gender Identities, Interactions and Relations||3|
|Choose 3 credits from the following list:
SOC 110, SOC 130, SOC 140, SOC 166, SOC 203, SOC 215, SOC 280, SOC 289, SOC 296
Required Support Courses
|Second Language Requirement***||4-16|
* Other general education requirements are fulfilled by core and support courses: Social and Behavioral Sciences - SOC 101 fulfills 3 credits of this requirement, complete a non-SOC course; Other Requirements - SOC 120 and 201 fulfill this requirement.
** The AGEC requires at least one course is marked with an "I" (intensive writing & critical inquiry), one with a "C" (cultural diversity), and one with a "G" (global awareness). Note that a single course may fulfill more than one of the requirements. For this program SOC 120 fulfills the C & G requirement; if you complete SOC 203 as an elective that will fulfill the I requirement.
** Completion of a language course numbered 202 and prerequisites. Bilingual or international students should consult an advisor or counselor concerning exceptions to this requirement. If a student satisfies the language requirement in fewer than 16 credits, additional credit hours of transferable electives must be completed to meet the minimum Associate degree requirement of 60 credit hours.