Additional information available on the Sociology Department website.
Recommended basic skills courses are
Sociology is a systematic study of society which includes people in groups, cultures and subcultures, the socialization process, social organization, social institutions (political, religious, educational, economic, etc.), social stratifications, social change, race and ethnic relations, human ecology, and social problems. As an intellectual discipline, it deals with developing scientific and reliable knowledge about human social relationships in group life. Courses are designed to increase personal awareness of the social environment, to prepare for interpersonal relationships in careers, and to equip students for further studies in sociology.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the Sociology degree program, students should be able to:
- Identify and explain the three main theoretical perspectives of sociology
- Apply theoretical perspectives to explain stratification in society
- Communicate effectively sociological content in a written format
- Use the tools of sociology to analyze social realities
- Provide credible sources and citations to support sociological analysis
Full list of requirements can be found at Associate of Arts Degrees, AA .