Major ID: TPSO
Program Start Dates: Fall, Spring, Summer
The Sociology Transfer Pathway focuses on the systematic study of human social institutions and social relationships. It includes instruction in social theory, sociological research methods, social organization and structure, social stratification and hierarchies, dynamics of social change, family structures, social deviance and control, and applications to the study of specific social groups, social institutions, and social problems.
Students who successfully complete the Sociology Transfer Pathway AA Degree will be prepared to transfer to a baccalaureate program in Sociology. With a degree in Sociology you can work in a number of fields within the government and education systems.
- Identify core sociological concepts.
- Apply major sociological theories.
- Use social scientific research methods.
- Discuss the components of social structure.
- Communicate sociological concepts orally and in writing.
Pathway Advisors are the Academic Advisors for the Associate of Arts degree and are located in the Advising Center, Room 1340, Main Floor. For assistance or additional information, please call our Advising Center at 651.846.1739 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- At least 60 earned college-level credits (40 MnTC credits and 20 additional MnTC, pre-major or elective credits)
- A grade of “C” or better in ENGL 1711
- Associate of Arts (AA) cumulative GPA of 2.0
- Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) cumulative GPA of 2.0
- Meet Saint Paul College residency requirement: 20 credits. This requirement may be reduced to 12 credits with transfer of at least 12 college-level credits from another Minnesota State College and University or the University of Minnesota.
Saint Paul College has transfer agreements & partnerships between many post-secondary institutions. For more information please go to saintpaul.edu/Transfer.