The Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer in Sociology is designed to provide students with a strong foundation for the study of society and social behavior. The sociology major is designed to provide undergraduate preparation leading to careers in social work, politics, law, public administration, the nonprofit sector, international development, marketing, urban and environmental planning, public relations, human resource management, counseling and other social service professions. It is an excellent starting point for students interested in pursuing a baccalaureate degree in sociology. Students will examine problems and issues in their contemporary as well as historical setting.
As an Sociology major you will:
- Study a comprehensive introduction to the field of sociology through courses that are academically rigorous and content appropriate.
- Acquire the knowledge and skills to apply the "sociological perspective" to your own life and to the social environment of which you are a part.
- Gain the knowledge and ability to use sociological concepts creatively in analyzing and critically thinking about social phenomena.
- Analyze the news of the day as well as changes in the global economy and other major social institutions. Identify an area of specialization in sociology