Program Summary

Sociology is the study of the many ways in which social and cultural situations shape human behavior. It is a very diverse and wide-ranging field. Students of sociology will examine the ways in which society affects individual behavior, and individuals affect society. Issues like culture, group dynamics, poverty, race, gender, sexuality, crime, religion, and population are studied, among many others. Students of sociology learn to examine information and draw conclusions by thinking critically about the causes and consequences of human behavior.


Behavioral Science Education Plan

Behavioral Science Degree 
Associate of Arts 
60 Credit Hours 

Syllabus Search


  • Social Work
  • Research
  • Data Collection
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Administrative Support
  • Counseling
  • Teaching
  • Data Analysis
  • Legal Work
  • Clerical Work
  • Information Technology
  • Public Relations 

For more information about jobs obtained by students of sociology, see the American Sociological Association's Fact on Jobs and Careers.

Dr. Karen Kaiser
Program Coordinator

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