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Sociology: Associate of Arts Degree


The Associate Degree is designed to provide an educational experience that prepares students for work, citizenship and an enriched life as an educated person, and to lay a solid foundation for further study in the field of Sociology.

Students with an Associate of Arts Degree in Sociology who are interested in continuing their degree studies at KPU can apply for the Bachelor of Arts, Major in Sociology degree or a Minor in Sociology when combined with another BA program. Admission to this program requires specific courses and GPA. For more information, please see the BA Major or Minor in Sociology program description.

Program Admission Requirements

General university admission requirements apply to this program including the undergraduate-level English Proficiency Requirement.

Program Requirements

Within the framework of the Associate of Arts Degree students are required to complete at least 60 credits with a minimum grade of C in each course, including:

All of:
  SOCI 1125 Introduction to Society: Processes and Structures 3 credits
  SOCI 2225 Canadian Society: Conflict and Consensus 3 credits
  SOCI 2235 The Development of Sociological Thought 3 credits
And one additional Sociology course at the 2000-level or higher

Credential Awarded

Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to receive an Associate of Arts Degree in Sociology.

Last Updated: Jun 4, 2014

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