Sociology Transfer Curriculum

Recommended AA Transfer Curriculum for Sociology

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.

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.

 Career Opportunities:

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

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

Overview for College Success Credits
OCS 121 Overview for College Success 1
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.

Minimum General Education (42-43)

Communications (9) Semester Hours
ENG 101 3
ENG 102 3
SPE 108 3
Humanities and Fine Arts (9)
PHL 101 3
Select from Group II 6
Social and Behavioral Science (9)
ANT 101 3
PSY 101 3
PSY 204 3
Mathematics (3)
MTH 115
MTH 126
Select from Group IV



Physical and Life Science (7-8)
Select from Group V (Must include one lab) 7-8
Area of Concentration/Electives (24-25)
Select from the following: SOC 101, SOC 102, SOC 205, SOC 206, SOC 225 12
Minimum for AS Degree 62