A.A., Sociology
A.A.-T, Sociology


An Associate Degree, depending on the focus of study, is designed to prepare students for transfer into upper division course work in a bachelor’s degree program, or, to prepare students to enter the workforce in a particular vocational field. To qualify for an Associate’s Degree, a student must:  

  1. complete each major-specific course required for the degree with at least a “C” grade or better, 
  2. complete all Cuesta College general education, graduation and residency requirements,
  3. achieve an overall grade point average of 2.0 for all courses attempted (major, general education, elective).

Budget Analyst Public Health Statistician
Correctional Counselor Public Opinion Analyst
Criminologist Public Relations Consultant
Demographer Recreational Specialist
Employment Counselor Social Ecologist
Government Research Analyst Social Worker
Industrial Sociologist Statistician
Interviewer/Researcher Teacher
Management Analyst Urban Planner
Migration Specialist Writer/Journalist
Parole/Probation Officer Youth Counselor
Population Analyst  
Degree/Certificate Types:
A.A. - Associate in Arts C.A. - Certificate of Achievement
A.S. - Associate in Science C.S. - Certificate of Specialization
A.A.-T. - Associate in Arts for Transfer C.C. - Certificate of Completion (Non Credit)
A.S.-T. - Associate in Science for Transfer