Sociology Transfer

Degree offered

Associate in Arts in Liberal Arts & Sciences (Sociology Transfer)

Credits required 62

Dean

Kathleen Pearle, Kathleen.Pearle@bristolcc.edu

Program contact

Colleen Avedikian, Colleen.Avedikian@bristolcc.edu

Program Code:  AA

Concentration Code:  LASO

Program Goals Statement

The Liberal Arts: Sociology Transfer program provides a comprehensive and rigorous foundation for students who plan to transfer to complete a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology. Sociology is the scientific study of society, including patters of social relationships, social interaction, and culture. Graduates of Bachelor's Degree programs are well-equipped with the tools needed to make sense of the shifting social world and contribute solutions to difficult social programs in careers in areas such as Business, Higher Education, Human Resources, Law, Publishing, Teaching and Community, Health & Social Services.  

Program Information

Liberal Arts: Sociology is a MassTransfer A2B Mapped Program with the Massachusetts State Universities or Universities of Massachusetts.

The Sociology Transfer concentration prepares the student for transfer to a 4-year institution to purse a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology.


Degree Requirements

Recommended Course Sequence - Semester 3

Literature Elective

3 credits

Multicultural Perspective Elective

3 credits

Science Elective

3-4 credits

Program Elective

3 credits

Program Elective

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:0-16

Recommended Course Sequence - Semester 4

Global Awareness Elective

3 credits

Humanities Elective

3 credits

Behavioral/Social Science Elective

3 credits

Program Elective

3 credits

Program Elective

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:0-15

General Courses

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

SOC 101Principles of Sociology

3 credits

Course

HST 111The West and the World I

3 credits

And

HST 112The West and the World II

3 credits

Or

HST 113United States History to 1877

3 credits

And

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

Global Awareness Elective

3 credits

Multicultural Perspective Elective

3 credits

MTH 119Fundamental Statistics

3 credits

Or

MTH 125Modern College Mathematics

3 credits

Humanities Elective

3 credits

Literature Elective

3 credits

Social Phenomenon Elective

3 credits

Social Phenomenon Elective

3 credits

Lab Science Elective

4 credits

Science Elective

3-4 credits

Total Credit Hours:37-57

Program Electives

Choose three of the following courses to meet the MassTransfer A2B Mapped Sociology Pathway. Select electives that meet the general education and program guidelines of the desired transfer school(s).
SOC 212The Sociology of Social Problems

3 credits

SOC 251Sociology of the Family

3 credits

SOC 256Race and Ethnicity in the Contemporary United States

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:9

Additional Electives

Choose two additional electives from the MassTransfer Behavioral and Social Sciences Electives that meet the general education and program guidelines of the desired transfer school(s).
Elective

3 credits

Elective

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:0-6

Recommended Course Sequence - Semester 1

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

HST 111The West and the World I

3 credits

Or

HST 113United States History to 1877

3 credits

SOC 101Principles of Sociology

3 credits

Behavioral/Social Science Elective

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:16-19

Recommended Course Sequence - Semester 2

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

MTH 119Fundamental Statistics

3 credits

Or

MTH 125Modern College Mathematics

3 credits

HST 112The West and the World II

3 credits

Or

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

Lab Science Elective

4 credits

Program Elective

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15-22
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