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The Associate in Arts in Sociology for Transfer provides a path to students who wish to transfer to a CSU campus in Sociology and serves the diverse needs of students who wish to obtain a broad and in-depth understanding of the field. Additionally, this degree allows students to learn the fundamental principles and practices of Sociology in order to create a solid foundation for their future personal and academic endeavors. 

Dept. Chair:

Pam Chao


Behavioral & Social Sciences


Carlos Reyes


(916) 484-8283

Sociology is the study of human behavior in society focusing on the study of systems, and how individuals live, work, and interact within them.

For a complete list of available sections and meeting times, please check our open class list through counseling at: 

ARC's sociology courses are typically both UC and CSU transferable. For information about a specific class, please see the "courses" link to the left, our current catalog, or contact counseling at 916-484-8572.