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2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate of Arts (Area of Interest: Sociology)

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The Associate of Arts Degree with an area of interest in sociology is for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution and study in the field of sociology. Course work totaling 60 hours is required for the A.A. degree. The curriculum requires a demonstration of competency in communications (oral and written) and mathematics and a mastery of skills and knowledge against specified performance standards in specific areas or disciplines. Remedial/developmental education courses are used for placement purposes only and cannot be used to fulfill degree requirements.

Students planning to transfer should follow carefully the curriculum advised by the senior institution to which they will transfer.

First Semester: 15 Credits

Second Semester: 16 Credits

Third Semester: 16 Credits

  • FL 1303 - Beginning Spanish I and II Credits: 3
  • Science Elective - See list Credits / Units: 4
  • Academic Elective - See list Credits / Units: 3
  • Humanities Elective - See list Credits / Units: 3

  • Select one of the following courses

  • SPCH 2303 - Public Speaking Credits: 3

  • *UCA requires 4hrs of Life Science and 4hrs of Physical Sciences

    **No foreign language required at ATU but “strongly advised”


Fourth Semester: 15 Credits


These courses will transfer to many colleges and universities. The following presumes transfer to frequently selected institutions; Arkansas Tech University (ATU), University of Arkansas Fayetteville (UofA), University of Central Arkansas (UCA) or Arkansas State University Jonesboro (ASU). Please check with your advisor for more information.



Directed Electives



General Education Electives

Grand Total: 62 Credits

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