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Associate in Applied Science

Related Disciplines

  • Political Science
  • Anthropology
  • Economics
  • 19th & 20th Century History
  • Business-Organizational Theory
  • Advertising & Marketing
  • Geography & Demographics
  • Social Psychology
  • Statistics

Degree Description

Sociology is not a program but a Liberal Arts discipline in the Social Sciences. Sociology is the systematic study of human behavior, groups and society. The discipline focuses on the socialization of individuals into their culture; the structure of organizations; Inequalities of social class, race, ethnicity & gender; the analysis of the social institutions that structure society- family, education, religion, politics & the economy; as well as the processes of stability, deviance and change in society.

Courses Offered: Introduction to Sociology, Marriage & Family, Human Sexuality, Social Problems, Urban Sociology, Race & Ethnic Relations & Introduction to Criminology.

Sociologists at the Bachelors, Masters and PhD Level are employed in a variety of career fields. Education is an obvious one, but you will also find them in both profit and non-profit organizations, all levels of government, human resources and in various research positions as most larger organizations now have Institutional Research areas.

Career Possibilities

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