Sociology - Option
The Sociology option prepares students to pursue a degree in sociology or a related field. Careers open to sociology graduates include the fields of education, social services, urban affairs, urban planning, criminology and the law. Some of these careers require a master’s degree.
This program can be earned part-time and can lead to a baccalaureate degree at four-year institutions.
For information, contact area coordinator, Heather Boone, at (609)343-4934 or email@example.com.
Upon completion of this program students will be able to:
- Describe and apply sociological perspectives and theories in explaining social behaviors, issues and institutions;
- Describe processes and methods of sociological research, including its strengths and limitations;
- Recognize, identify, and describe societal and group influences on individual attitudes, beliefs and behaviors;
- Describe the significance of one’s membership within various sociological categories based on culture, race, gender, class, sexuality, age and disability.
General Education Courses
When a course is not specified, refer to the list of approved General Education courses.
General Education Science (life science) course – Choose a BIOL course
General Education Mathematics or General Education Science course
Select one of the following Foreign Language Sequences (2 courses)*
- SPAN111 and SPAN112
- FREN111 and FREN112
- ITAL111 and ITAL112
Choose: ENGL104, ENGL201, ENGL205, ENGL206, ENGL213 or ENGL214
*Courses must be taken in a progressive sequence in one language. Students should check transferability. Students may also take a CLEP test to fulfill this requirement.
Choose two: HIST101, HIST102, HIST103 or HIST104
Choose three: ANTH103, GEOG102, GEOG201, HSRV115, SOCL202, SOCL204, SOCL206, SOCL207, SOCL203 or SOCL221
Liberal Arts Elective
Choose 3 credits from the following 200-level course alphas: ARTS, COMM, DANC, ECON, ENGL, HIST, HUMT, PSYC, SOCL, THEA
(Is fulfilled with CISM125, CISM132, testing or reviewed departmental portfolio.)
Recommended sequence of courses:
Choose ANTH103, GEOG102, GEOG110 or PSYC110
Choose General Education Science course (BIOL)
Choose SPAN112, FREN112 or ITAL112
Gen Ed Mathematics or Science course
Choose ENGL104, ENGL201, ENGL205, ENGL206, ENGL213 or ENGL214
Choose 200-level Liberal Arts Elective
Choose HIST101, HIST102, HIST103, HIST104
Choose three ANTH103, GEOG102, GEOG201, HSRV115, SOCL202, SOCL203, SOCL204, SOCL206, SOCL207 or SOCL221