Degree, Certificate or Diploma
This program is designed for students intending to transfer to a four-year institution upon completion. Recent graduates with Bachelor’s degrees report working in the following areas: Human Resources, Social Services, Counselors, Management, Administrative Support, Teachers and Librarians, Sales, Marketing, Research, Public Relations and Informational Technology.
What will you do
The Online Sociology cohort program is designed for students intending to transfer to a four-year institution. Career opportunities in the sociology field are primarily dependent upon completion of a bachelor’s degree or higher.
Sociologists examine the groups and social institutions that people form, as well as study the behavior and interaction of groups. The knowledge and skill obtained during a sociology program can transfer to a variety of careers in many diverse fields.
Typical job descriptions include providing financial analysis, workforce planning, quality assurance, and employee evaluation.
The average sociologist with a master’s degree makes around $62, 883 as of May 2020. The average wage for a sociologist with a bachelor’s degree is $42,924 as of May 2020. The average wage for a sociologist with a Doctorate of Philosophy degree is $76, 948 as of May 2020.
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ENG 105 - Composition I
SOC 110 - Introduction to Sociology
SPC 112 - Public Speaking
LIT 134 - Multicultural Literature
ANT 100 - Introduction to Anthropology
ENG 106 - Composition II
SOC 115 - Social Problems
MAT 157 - Statistics
PHI 105 - Introduction to Ethics
SPC 120 - Intercultural Communications
SOC 120 - Marriage and Family
SOC 200 - Minority Group Relations
PHS 187 - Introduction to Earth Science
GEO 121 - World Regional Geography
PSY 111 - Introduction to Psychology
SOC 210 - Men, Women and Society
CRJ 100 - Introduction to Criminal Justice
REL 101 - Survey of World Religions
PSY 251 - Social Psychology
POL 111 - American National Government
Total Semester Hours Required 62.0
Upon the successful completion of the program students will:
- Identify the major areas of Sociology.
- Critically evaluate sociological research.
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