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Sociology (for Transfer) - AA

Full program details & costs, with admission requirements. Discover your dream program.


Program facts

  • Program type
    Associate
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Annual tuition fee
    8,138 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 8,138 USD

  • Language taught in
    English
  • Start date
    January, August

Program Overview

What San Jose City College says about their program:
"The Associate in Arts in Sociology for Transfer (AA-T) meets the lower division course requirements necessary for the California State University (CSU) system. Sociology is the scientific study of human behavior in society. It uses a variety of research and theoretical perspectives to analyze and explain human social behavior and social change. Sociology students examine a wide range of human interactions including marriage and family units, crime and deviance, culture and social change, group processes and interactions having to do with class,race and gender; diversity and globalization, social stratification andmobility and social movements. Program courses will help develop the student’s ability to examine the broader connections between personal life, public issues and social structure. Sociology provides a valuable major for a diverse range of career paths including teaching, social work, probation officer, employment counseling, urban planning and others. To be awarded the Associate in Arts in Sociology for Transfer degree, students must:(1) Complete 60 semester units or 90 quarter units which are eligiblefor transfer to the California State University (CSU) system, includingboth of the following:(A) The California State University General Education (CSU GE) requirements.(B) A minimum of 18 semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.(2) Obtain a minimum grade point average of 2.0.While a minimum of 2.0 is required for admission, some majors may require a higher GPA. Please consult with a counselor for more information."

Admissions requirements

  • TOEFL - 500 paper-based; 61 iBT
  • IELTS - 5.5
  • STEP-EIKEN - Step 2A
  • PTE - 42
  • Duolingo - 90

Official English detailed translations of all your secondary and post-secondary transcripts.

Fees and funding

Undergraduate tuition - USD$ 8,138 per year

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