Sociology - A.A. Degree

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Program Information

The Sociology Option is primarily designed to prepare students to transfer into the junior year of a baccalaureate degree program in sociology. In addition, students seeking admission into criminology, criminal justice, pre-law, or public administration programs would receive a solid academic foundation on which to build.

The objectives of this program are to:

  • Form hypotheses and execute research methodologies.
  • Identify ethical and methodological issues in sociological research.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of core sociological theories and basic sociological concepts.
  • Apply classroom knowledge to social issues such as crime, racism, poverty, family formation and religion.
  • View society from alternative perspectives.

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