Sociology

Arts and Sciences Degree/A.A.

Career Opportunities: For the student who earns a bachelor’s or master’s degree in sociology, jobs often are in government agencies that employ sociologists dealing with subjects such as poverty, crime, public assistance, population growth, education, social rehabilitation, community development, mental health, racial and ethnic relations, drug abuse, school dropouts, and environmental impact studies. Sociologists in the federal government work primarily for the Departments of Health and Human Services, Agriculture, Education, Commerce (Bureau of the Census), Defense, and the General Accounting Office.

Requirements for Graduation

In order to earn an Associate of Arts Degree in Arts in Sciences with a major in Sociology, a student must complete a minimum of 61 credit-hours of required and elective course work.

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