Sociology is the study of human relationships and institutions, and its subject matter ranges from crime to religion and from family to state.


Transfer Degree

Cuyamaca College offers a Sociology for Transfer degree program that can lead to admission at a California State University campus or other four-year colleges and universities. The program is designed to provide students with a broad understanding of human interaction and social structures, while offering an enlightened look at the social world in which we live and how it shapes our lives. Upon completion of the program, students will be able to – among other things – evaluate the implications of multicultural diversity and global interdependence and evaluate how societies work and how they could be changed for the better.


Classes at Cuyamaca College range from Marriage, Family and Alternative Lifestyles to Contemporary Social Problems.



Most sociologists work in research organizations, colleges and universities, state and local government, and consulting firms. Most jobs in the field require a master’s degree or a Ph.D., and Cuyamaca College is a great, economical place to start. The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics projects strong job growth in the field through 2022.


Career Opportunities Include:

  • Advocacy
  • Research and Planning
  • Criminal Justice
  • Education
  • Government
  • Social service agencies, including mental health services, youth services and adoption.


Rachel Jacob-Almeida, M.A. University of California San Diego



Carol Anderson


Ursula Hines, M.A.
University of Michigan


Rachael Horn-Langford, M.A.,
San Diego State University


Andrea Vega, MSW

University of Southern California


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