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Sociology Option, Liberal Arts A.A.

 

IS A DEGREE IN SOCIOLOGY RIGHT FOR YOU?

Sociology is the discipline that enables you to gain a better understanding of how a person’s social characteristics influence them and their opportunities in life. It allows for consideration of things that are not immediately visible or understandable in our daily lives. The Sociology Option, Liberal Arts A.A. degree transfer track is for you if you desire to develop the ability to look beyond individual motivations or psychological foundations in order to gain a better understanding of our contemporary social world. 

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH), the median pay for sociologists in 2016 was $79,750 per year (Master’s degree education level). Most sociologists work in research organizations, higher education or state and local government in a variety of careers including arbitrator, consultant, child care worker, criminologist, demographer, human services specialist, intelligence specialist, labor relations consultant, marketing researcher, mediator, parole officer and program evaluator.  

Whatever occupation you choose, Gulf Coast State College's sociology transfer track is your first step to an interesting and rewarding career!

 
 

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Program Requirements

Communications Area CH
•+*ENC1101, English I 3
+*ENC1102, English II 3
Humanities Area
Visual and Performing Arts See General Education Requirement 3
Philosophy/Religion See General Education Requirement 3
Literature See General Education Requirement 3
Mathematics Area 6
See General Education Requirement
Natural Sciences Area
Physical Science See General Education Requirement 3
Biological Science See General Education Requirement 3
Social Sciences Area
Behavioral Sciences See General Education Requirement 3
History See General Education Requirement 3
Government See General Education Requirement 3
Additional Common Prerequisites
SYG2010, Social Problems 3
SYG2430, Marriage and Family Living 3
Electives
Electives 18

TOTAL DEGREE HOURS

60

• General Education Core. Students must complete at least one identified core course in each area of study—Communications, Humanities, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences—as part of the general education course requirements.

+ Prerequisites and/or corequisites required. See course descriptions.

* Minimum grade of "C" required.

 

MY ACADEMIC PLAN (MAP)

Refer to My Academic Plan (MAP-AA/Liberal Arts (SOCI-AA)) for a recommended path and timetable, from start to graduation, for obtaining your degree or certification.

To register for classes, check out the class registration dates and plan your schedule today!

 

LEARN MORE

Ready to apply?  You’ll need to complete the general admission application to Gulf Coast State College.  Visit the Gulf Coast admissions page to learn more about the application process.

Consult the Gulf Coast State College Catalog for specific program and course information.

 

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Social Sciences Administrative staff:

Wes Keene, MS
Division Chairperson
Social Sciences Building, Room 210
850-769-1551, extension 3826; 850-872-3826 (direct line)

wkeene@gulfcoast.edu


 Theresa Vrabel
Division Senior Administrative Assistant
Social Sciences Building, Room 210
850-769-1551, extension 3825; 850-872-3825 (direct line)

tvrabel@gulfcoast.edu

 
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