Sociology Transfer

You enjoy people, culture, discovering what makes people unique, and how we all connect. Sociology is the study of human behavior, relationships, and society. This is a diverse field and can include the study of justice systems, race, poverty, social class, religion, and education among others. If you're considering this pathway, the behavior of people and social groups interests you.


  • the study of the development, structure, and functioning of human society.
  • the study of social problems.



What degree do I earn?

Associate in Arts - Liberal Studies Transfer

Why isn't it a SOCIOLOGY Degree?

While your degree may not say sociology, the courses in your Guided Pathway are focused on sociology topics.

Discover Your Guided Pathway

Sociology Transfer - Guided Pathway

Potential Careers

  • Social Work
  • Research
  • Human Resources
  • Community Development
  • Advocacy
  • Counseling
  • Education

These are just a few examples, many other careers are connected to this field of study. Additional education or training may be required for certain career choices.

Earning Potential

Social Worker

  • Annual Median Pay $47,980
  • Hourly Median Pay $23.07
  • Job Outlook 16% Growth

Data sourced from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and valid 2016 through 2026.

Research Careers

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