Associate in Arts in Law, Public Policy, and Society for Transfer (AA-T)

Division: Social Sciences

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.

Program Outcomes

  • 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 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.

Program Requirements

Select one of the following General Education patterns:
California State University General Education (CSU-GE) *
Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC-CSU) **
ENGL 001College Reading and Composition4
ENGL 002Logic and Composition3
COMM 005Argumentation and Debate3
HIST 017People of the US to 18773
or HIST 018 People of the US from 1865
MATH 021Introduction to Statistics4
or SSCI 025 Statistics - Social Sciences
PHIL 005Ethics3
POLS 005Federal, State and Local Government3
SSCI 050Law and Democracy3
Select two of the following courses from different disciplines:
AJ 011Introduction to Criminal Justice3
ANTH 010Cultural Anthropology3
BUS 018Business Law4
COMM 009Intercultural Communication3
ECON 040Principles of Microeconomics3
ECON 050Principles of Macroeconomics3
SOC 002Social Problems3
Select additional transferable courses numbered 1-199 to achieve 60 units.
The Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer requirements include completion of the 60 unit program defined above with at least 12 units taken in residence at College of the Sequoias with a “C” (2.0) average and a “C” or better grade in all required major and restricted electives courses (see Transfer Information and Requirements for additional details).