A.S. (TTP)

Program Information

Career Community: Social Sciences
Degree Type: A.S. (TPP)
Program Location: Main Campus

What is Sociology Emphasis: General Transfer Major?


The Sociology emphasis is designed to prepare students for transfer to a bachelor’s degree granting institution. The degree prepares students for more advanced study in a pathway through which they can pursue careers opportunities related to Sociology. Interested students should contact their advisor.


Sociology Degree

Program Outcomes

All students who complete a degree designated as a Tennessee Transfer Pathway will be able to do the following:

  • Communicate effectively through oral and written modes, using conventions appropriate to their audience and purpose, including critical listening, reading, and research skills.
  • Evaluate the significance of humanity’s cultural heritage and diversity and its development in a historical and/or global context through critical and analytical methodologies.
  • Analyze historical and contemporary issues by drawing on historical contexts.
  • Demonstrate a broad understanding of scientific principles and concepts.
  • Apply relevant mathematical modeling to a variety of applied or theoretical problems.
  • Connect knowledge of social and cultural institutions to issues of personal or public importance.

What Are My Options to Pay for This Degree?

Apply for financial aid at A student is encouraged to apply early for financial aid and must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the FAFSA Renewal Application as soon as possible after October 1 to ensure that the Financial Aid Office receives the Institutional Student Information Record and other documents prior to the priority deadline. July 1st is the priority deadline for applying for the fall semester and December 1st for the spring semester.

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Classes You Might Take

Sociology A.S. (TTP) Degree

  • GEN 1010 – First Year Seminar (3 credits)
  • ENGL 1010 – Composition I (3 credits)
  • MATH 1530 – Introductory Statistics (3 credits)
  • SOCI 1010 – Introduction to Sociology (3 credits)
  • PSYC 1030 – Introduction to Psychology (3 credits)
  • ENGL 1020 – Composition II (3 credits)
  • SOCI 1040 – Social Problems (3 credits)
  • COMM 2025 – Fundamentals of Communication (3 credits)
  • PHIL 1040 OR RELS 2020 (Introduction to Ethics OR Religions of the World) (3 credits)
  • PSYC 2130 – Lifespan Development Psychology (3 credits)
  • HIST 2010 – Early United States History (3 credits)
  • MUS 1030 – Introduction to Music (3 credits)
  • ENGL 2310 OR ENGL 2320 (Early World Literature OR Modern World Literature) (3 credits)
  • BIOL 1010 – Introduction to Biology (4 credits)
  • SPAN 1010 – Beginning Spanish I (3 credits)
  • HIST 2020 – Modern United States History (3 credits)
  • BIOL 1020 – Diversity of Life (4 credits)
  • SOCI 2020 – Cultural Diversity (3 credits)
  • SPAN 1020 – Beginning Spanish II (3 credits)
  • PHED 1610 – Fitness I (1 credit)

Contact Cleveland State about Social Sciences


Dr. Ryan Thompson, Dean of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences


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