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With sociology as your major, you have a world of options open to you in a variety of government, nonprofit, and business settings. Most students who study sociology transfer to complete their four- year degrees and then master’s or professional degrees, and work as teachers, attorneys, health care professionals, public servants, government officials, business and civic leaders, counselors, personnel managers, ministers, mental health professionals, and a wide spectrum or other career fields.

EGSC sociology students have transferred to complete their degrees at: Armstrong State University, Georgia College and State University, Georgia Southern University, University of Georgia, Valdosta State University, and University of West Georgia.

According to a recent Money Magazine survey, sociologists rank sixth our of 100 desirable careers overall. Demand for sociologists is expected to continue to grow in the coming years.

Program Curriculum

Core Areas A, B, C, D and E
Required Hours: 42

Please see College Catalog for required curriculum

Area F
Required: 9 Hours

SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology 3
SOCI 1160 Social Problems 3
SOCI 2293 Introduction to Marriage and Family 3
Required Guided Elective Hours(Choose from the following)* 0-9
CRJU 2501 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
ECON 2105 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECON 2106 Principles of Microeconomics 3
HIST 1111 Western Civilization to 1648 3
HIST 1112 Western Civilization since 1648 3
HIST 2111 U.S. History to 1865 3
HIST 2112 U.S. History since 1865 3
MATH 1121 Introduction to Statistics 3
PSYC 1101 General Psychology 3
PSYC 2101 Psychological Adjustment 3
PSYC 2102 Psychology of Abnormal Behavior 3
PSYC 2103 Human Growth and Development 3

*NOTE: The student may choose any combination of classes from the Guided Electives and/or Foreign Language sections of this Program of Study to complete the required 9hours.

Foreign Language: 0-9 Hours
FREN 1002 Elementary French II 3
FREN 2001 Intermediate French I 3
FREN 2002 Intermediate French II 3
SPAN 1002 Elementary Spanish II 3
SPAN 2001 Intermediate Spanish I 3
SPAN 2002 Intermediate Spanish II 3
Additional Institutional Required: 4-5 Hours
EGAC 1100 (Student Success)

(Transfer students may exempt course with 12 or more hours of transferable classes)
HLTH 2051 (Health)
2- PHED (Physical Education courses) or
1-PHED and HLTH 2181 (First Aid)
Total Hours: 64-65

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