Associate in Arts
This Option is for those who plan to pursue a B.A. in sociology and enter careers in social work, counseling, and casework at social agencies, government agencies, international public-service agencies, social services, community work, corrections, business, college settings, health services, publishing, and teaching.
Graduates will be able to:
- Compare and contrast the major theoretical perspectives used in sociology.
- Explain how social institutions affect social lives.
- Identify the basic methodological approaches of sociological research.
- Write a paper using American Sociological Association (ASA) format.
- Analyze factors contributing to social inequality and its consequences.
In addition to the program-specific outcomes listed above, students completing the Associate degree programs are required to demonstrate proficiency in the General Education learning outcomes. Specific outcomes may vary by program; please refer to the program requirements below.