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El Camino’s sociology transfer degree program introduces you to the science of sociology while also preparing you to continue your education at a California State University. It’s an accessible, affordable path to a rewarding, in-demand career.

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Our Sociology Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T) degree typically takes two years. Sociology education at El Camino will challenge you to be your best. We’ll be here to help.

Choose a Sociology Transfer Degree

This option is perfect for El Camino students who want a broad introduction to the concepts of sociology before continuing their education at CSU.

Sociology Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T) Degree

This degree gives you the opportunity to develop a solid understanding of sociology while also providing an excellent foundation for continuing your studies at CSU.

  • Master the major sociological concepts and theoretical perspectives on social problems and social life as they apply to the individual, group, and society.
  • Explore a variety of careers in sociology-related fields such as teaching, research, social work, public relations, and counseling.
  • Sharpen your skills in research methods and data analysis.
  • Prepare yourself for transfer to CSU as a sociology major and, if you choose, graduate study. 

Prepare for a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology

As an El Camino sociology graduate, you’ll be ready to pursue a bachelor’s degree at CSU. We’ll help you build the practical knowledge and hands-on skills for any career you choose.

  • Prepare yourself for career opportunities in fields such as teaching, research, social work, public relations, and counseling.
  • Learn the methodology and research techniques employed by contemporary sociologists.
  • Strengthen your ability to think critically and communicate effectively.
  • Prepare yourself for further study in a political science bachelor’s degree program.
  • Median salaries for bachelor’s degree holders working as labor relations specialists is $80,000 and $80,000 for those working as equal opportunity representatives/officers.

Expand Your Education Beyond the Classroom

Build your knowledge by exploring different areas and opportunities in sociology. 

  • Continue your education and pursue graduate studies in sociology for careers in teaching, research, and policy centers.
  • Join the ECC Sociology Club and explore academic and career paths while networking with classmates and professionals in the field.
  • Attend informative workshops and guest speaker events designed for sociology majors.
  • Access a variety of internships and research opportunities. 
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Academic Details

Learn about course requirements and more for the Sociology AA-T degree in El Camino’s online catalog.

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Sociology Program Map

Find semester-by-semester plans that chart your path to a Sociology AA-T degree on El Camino’s Guided Pathways site.

Contact Info

El Camino College

Behavioral and Social Sciences Division