Associate in Arts in Law, Public Policy, and Society for Transfer (AA-T)
Students completing the Associate in Arts in Law, Public Policy, and Society for Transfer will be able to seamlessly transfer into the CSU system to pursue a baccalaureate degree in similar majors. Students completing this degree will have an introductory foundation for the field of Law, Public Policy, and Society through the study of the interdisciplinary fields of law, political science, history, philosophy, sociology and communications. Students will acquire skills and abilities in communications and critical thinking, and an introduction to the legal field, as well as preparation for further study in a variety of majors.
At the end of this program, students will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding essential to the development of personal, civic, and social responsibility within a career in the law.
Transfer & Career Opportunities
This Associate in Arts in Law, Public Policy, and Society for Transfer (AA-T) Degree is intended to meet the lower division requirements for similar majors for all CSU campuses. Students planning to transfer to institutions other than the CSU are encouraged to consult ASSIST.org and a COS counselor for program planning and course selection. Most common career opportunities with a baccalaureate degree include: law school, legal aid worker, social worker, and community advocate.
|Select one of the following General Education patterns:|
California State University General Education (CSU-GE) *
Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC-CSU) **
|REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES||26|
|ENGL 001||College Reading and Composition||4|
|ENGL 002||Logic and Composition||3|
|COMM 005||Argumentation and Debate||3|
|HIST 017||People of the US to 1877||3|
|or HIST 018||People of the US from 1865|
|MATH 021||Introduction to Statistics||4|
|or SSCI 025||Statistics - Social Sciences|
|POLS 005||Federal, State and Local Government||3|
|SSCI 050||Law and Democracy||3|
|RESTRICTED ELECTIVES - LIST A||6-7|
Select two of the following courses from different disciplines:
|AJ 011||Introduction to Criminal Justice||3|
|ANTH 010||Cultural Anthropology||3|
|BUS 018||Business Law||4|
|COMM 009||Intercultural Communication||3|
|ECON 040||Principles of Microeconomics||3|
|ECON 050||Principles of Macroeconomics||3|
|SOC 002||Social Problems||3|
Select additional transferable courses numbered 1-199 to achieve 60 units.
Course(s) meets General Education requirement and 24 units may be double counted above in 1A (CSU GE).
21-24 units may be double counted above in 1B (IGETC-CSU). IGETC-CSU requires completion of IGETC AREA 1C.