Sociology A2B MassTransfer


Colleen Avedikian, Coordinator of Liberal Arts & Sciences/Behavioral and Social Sciences Transfer and Professor of Sociology,

Sociology is the scientific study of society, including patterns of social relationships, social interaction, and culture. It is a social science that uses various methods of empirical investigation and critical analysis to develop a body of knowledge about social order, acceptance, and change. 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 problems in careers in Business, Higher Education, Law, Publishing, Teaching and Community, Health & Social Services,  .

Sociology is a MassTransfer A2B Mapped Program with some Massachusetts State Universities and Universities of Massachusetts. When choosing electives, complete an A2B Program Search at to determine available transfer institutions and to ensure all credits will be transferred and applied to your degree.


To complete the Sociology A2B Program, students should complete the requirements for the Behavioral and Social Sciences including the following required Courses:

SOC 101Principles of Sociology

3 credits

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:12
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