Sociology for Transfer (Associate in Arts)
This degree is accepted by some but not all CSU campuses.
The Associate in Arts in Sociology for Transfer is intended for students who plan to complete a bachelor’s degree in Sociology or a related major in the California State University (CSU) system.
Students are required to complete:
- a minimum of 18 semester units in the major with a grade of C or better while maintaining a minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in all CSU transferable coursework.
- a minimum of 60 CSU-transferable units using the California State University-General Education-Breadth pattern (CSU-GE Breadth); OR the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern. No more than 60 units are required.
Students who complete this degree and transfer to a participating CSU campus will be required to complete no more than 60 units after transfer to earn a bachelor’s degree. It may not be appropriate preparation for students transferring to a CSU campus that does not accept the degree. Students who plan to complete this degree should consult a counselor for additional information about participating CSU campuses as well as university admission, degree, and transfer requirements.
NOTE: At the time of the 2011-2012 catalog printing, this degree is not accepted by San Diego State University (SDSU). Students intending to transfer to SDSU should consult a counselor and visit www.assist.org for guidance on appropriate transfer coursework.
Academic Requirements (Associate in Arts).
Electives as needed to meet minimum of 60 units required for the degree:
Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university should complete courses required for the university major and the general education pattern required by that transfer institution. See the Mesa College catalog TRANSFER INFORMATION section. Additional courses may be required to meet university lower-division requirements.
Course requirements at the transfer institution are subject to change and may be verified by a counselor or by consulting the current university catalog. Many Baccalaureate in Arts degrees require third semester competency in a foriegn language. Consult the current catalog of the transfer institution and consult with a counselor.