Sociology Degree

The field of sociology is the systematic and scientific study of the cultural, institutional, and interactional forces that drive social change, give rise to social institutions, and shape the everyday lives and realities of individuals. The completion of the following courses is appropriate for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a major in psychology.

You are urged to consult with a faculty advisor before beginning any program of study.

The Sociology Program at RRCC offers the following degree:

  • Associate of Arts in Sociology (designated degree/see below)

Associate of Arts: Sociology Designated Degree

In collaboration with Colorado 4-year schools, Colorado has developed a statewide guaranteed transfer program called "gtPathways" to create seamless transfer. Click here for a list of courses that are guaranteed transfer to any Colorado public college or university.

This AA in Sociology Designated Degree will transfer seamlessly to Colorado public colleges or universities.

Please click here to view this Sociology degree.

Gainful Employment Information

The US Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation." (Click here for more information.)  The information provided here is the best available to us but represents one year’s data only. However, we hope that this information is helpful to our current students and to prospective students as they make their career and educational choices.


About Red Rocks Community College: We are a two-year college located in Lakewood, a surrounding area of Denver, and offer a serene foothills setting with wild life, rolling hills and mountain views. With the help of our supportive learning community of faculty and staff, we offer flexible online, weekend, self-paced, accelerated and traditional classes that transfer easily to any four-year college in Colorado.  RRCC is a community college that provides degrees and certificates for new or returning students, and concurrent enrollment for high school students since 1969.