The Sociology major at Los Medanos College will provide students with an introduction to the field of sociology. This major will focus on the principles and theoretical perspectives of sociology. Students will be provided an opportunity to examine how sociological phenomena can influence social institutions and social behavior. The sociological examination of the various modes of inquiry will develop an awareness of the importance as well as the complexity of collecting and reporting research data.
Most career options require more than two years of college study. This associate degree in Sociology provides preparation for transfer to Sociology programs at four year institutions. Transferring and the completion of the baccalaureate degree and graduate studies in Sociology can lead to a variety of careers in social services, college and university teaching and research, administration and government fields and business consultants.
To achieve the Associate of Arts in Sociology for Transfer from Los Medanos College, students must
1. Complete the Sociology major requirements
2. Fulfill requirements of either the CSU-General Education or the IGETC general education pattern
3. Complete 60 units of college transfer level courses
4. Obtain a minimum grade point average of 2.0.
|SOCIO-015||Introduction to Sociology||3 Units|
|MATH-034||Introduction to Statistics||4 Units|
|SOCIO-017 or PSYCH-017||Introduction to Research||3 Units|
|SOCIO-012 or PSYCH-012||Marriage and Family||3 Units|
|SOCIO-016||Introduction to Social Problems||3 Units|
|PSYCH-011||General Psychology||3 Units|
Total units required for major is 19 Units plus CSU General Education Requirements for a total of 60 units