“The function of Sociology, as with every science, is to reveal that which is hidden.” - Pierre Bourdieu
As you complete the coursework required toward an Associate of Arts in Sociology, you will investigate the social structures which guide our individual and collective behaviors. Topics include the intimate family, the hostile mob, organized crime, religious cults, the divisions of race, gender and social class, the shared beliefs of a common culture, the sociology of work, and 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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Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, you will be able to:
- Explain the influences and perspectives of the early sociology founders.
- Explain how class, ethnicity, gender, age, and race influence people’s everyday lives.
- Apply basic sociological concepts.
- Apply ethical sociological research methods.
- Apply sociological theories to social interactions and social structures.
- Evaluate own ethics and traditions in relation to other’s ethics and cultural traditions.
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View a semester-by-semester course plan of study and information on transferring this degree to other colleges and universities on the Sociology AA Program Map .