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Sociology (Applied)

Associate Degree Course Sequence

SSC101  Student Success Seminar
ITD122  Computer Applications For Professionals
ENG124  College Composition
Written & Oral Communication Elective
SOC225  Cultural Diversity
SOC121  Sociology
Arts & Humanities Elective
SOC221  Social Problems
SOC123  Dynamics of the Family
Behavioral Sciences Elective
Natural & Physical Sciences Elective
Natural & Physical Sciences Elective
Arts & Humanities Elective

SOC229  The African-American Experience
SOC228  Social Structure and the Individual
MTH124  Statistics
Arts & Humanities Elective
Sociology Elective
Behavioral Sciences Elective

PHL122  Ethics
SOC230  Applied Sociological Methods

TOTAL CREDITS 62-65

Earn your initial credentials in sociology affordably at Stark State in preparation to transfer to a four-year college or university sociology program. You’ll become familiar with the basic concepts of sociological thought, critical thinking and sociological methods while developing the critical-thinking, multicultural and analytical skills universities and employers are looking for.

Along with transfer options, you also may gain entry-level employment in both public and private service as an assistant to project and data managers, diversity consultants, marketing consultants and demographers as well as an entry-level public service worker.

Famous sociology majors include Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States; President Ronald Reagan; Robin Williams, actor/comedian; and Alonzo Mourning, Miami Heat. See more at www.asanet.org/about/sociology.cfm.

DEGREE EARNED
Associate of arts in applied sociology

WORK IN MANY AREAS, INCLUDING
• social/public services
• program support
• social science research
• sales/marketing

PREPARE FOR TRANSFER/FURTHER EDUCATION
OR FOR A CAREER AS A(N)
 

• entry-level caseworker
• analytics assistant
• marketing assistant
• research assistant

See more at www.asanet.org/employment/careers.cfm.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT 
Martina L. Sharp-Grier
Assistant Professor/Department Coordinator, Sociology and Gerontology
330-494-6170, Ext. 4502
mgrier@starkstate.edu