Associate Degree for Transfer in Sociology

Riverside City College
2 years
Full time
Associate's degree
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About this program

Associate Degree for Transfer in Sociology

Sociology is the overarching unification of all studies of human kind, including history, psychology, and economics for the purpose of studying human behavior as social beings. It encompasses all aspects of our social lives, including interactions, culture, groups, institutions, and global processes. Completion of the Sociology: Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) will prepare you to meet minimum lower division admission requirements (60 transferable units) for transfer to a California State University (CSU) and the University of California (UC) system. For transfer to a UC, please consult with a counselor for additional courses that may be needed. The Sociology program map below includes all of your major coursework and recommended general education courses by term that is needed to fulfill your degree and transfer requirements.

Admission requirements

RCC has only two international student admission requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent OR over the age of 18 (minors may be considered for special admission)
  • TOEFL iBT 45 or equivalent

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Program content

  • Sociology 1/ 1H
  • English 1A/ 1H
  • Sociology 10 or 12 or 20 or 25 or Psychology 8
  • Communication Studies 1/1H or 6 or or 9/9H
  • Philosophy 10 or Humanities 10
  • Sociology 2
  • Sociology 48 or Math 12
  • Philosophy 11 or Academic Literacy and Reading 4 or English 1B/ 1BH
  • Art History 1 or 2 or 6 or 7 or 9 or 10 or 12 or 13 or 14
  • Administration of Justice 1
  • Sociology 10 or 12 or 20 or 25 or Psychology 8
  • History 6/6H or 7/7H or 31 or 34
  • Anthropology 1 and 1L
  • Sociology 12 or Psychology 9 or 33 or 35
  • Political Science 21
  • Sociology 50
  • Psychology 1/1H or Soc 3 or 15 or Ant 2/2H
  • Economics 6 or 9/9H
  • Geography 1
  • 1st Semester of Language other than English (LOTE Only for UC Transfer)

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the college website for more information.


Tuition fees: $435 per unit for international students.

Career paths

  • Social Service Worker
  • Law Enforcement
  • Advertising/ Marketing Agent
  • Researcher/ Sociologist
  • Professor (Secondary Education)
  • Marriage and Family Therapist
  • School and Career Counselor
  • Personnel Manager

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Riverside City College

Riverside City College (RCC) is one of the best colleges in the USA for many international students. RCC was founded in 1916 and is located in beautiful Southern California close beaches and many other major attractions in Los Angeles, San...

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Why study at Riverside City College


Save over $80,00 (compare with UC) and receive up to $2,500 international student scholarship.

Great Location

Located in Southern California near Los Angeles, just a 1-hour drive to the beach, mountains, and theme parks.

Easy Admission

No SAT/ACT and low TOEFL/IELTS Score requirement. Just three simple and fast admission steps.

Safe Community

24/7 on-campus police service and support. Low campus crime rate.

Transfer Opportunities

Transfer 2+2 to top US Universities including UCLA, UCB, Columbia, USC, and more!

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