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  Oct 20, 2017
 
2017-2018 College Catalog 
  
2017-2018 College Catalog

Sociology AA


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Program Description

Sociology is the study of social life, social change, and the social causes and consequences of human behavior. Sociologists investigate the structure of groups, organizations, and societies, and how people interact within these contexts. Since all human behavior is social, the subject matter of sociology ranges from the intimate family to the hostile mob, from organized crime to religious cults, from the divisions of race, gender and social class to the shared beliefs of a common culture, and from the sociology of work to the sociology of sports. Because sociology addresses the most challenging issues of our time, it is a rapidly expanding field whose potential is increasingly tapped by those who craft policies and create programs.

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School of Liberal Arts & Communication
Metro Campus:  (918) 595-7064


Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, you will be able to:

  • Apply basic sociological concepts.
  • Explain how class, ethnicity, gender, age, and race influence people’s everyday lives.
  • Identify the influences and sociological perspectives of the early sociology founders.
  • Use sociological theories as alternate perspectives from which to view societies locally, nationally, and globally.
  • Apply ethical sociological research methods.
  • Evaluate your own ethics and traditions in relation to others.

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Degree Requirements

View a semester-by-semester course plan of study and information on transferring this degree to other colleges and universities on the Sociology Degree Map.  

General Education Requirements Credit Hours: 37


Humanities 6 hours


Mathematics 3 hours


Science 7 hours


General Education Recommended Electives 3 hours


Required Electives 3 hours


  • Select three (3) credit hours from courses in Fine Arts (Art, Music, Theatre), Foreign Language, Psychology, or Social Sciences.

Specialized Course Requirements Credit Hours: 23-24


Total Credit Hours: 60-61


Proficiency in a foreign language is recommended.
To receive an A.A. or A.S. degree, students must demonstrate computer proficiency.

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