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Associate of Arts Degree Programs with Disciplinary Distinction in Sociology

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.

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.

EGSC sociology students have transferred to complete their degrees at:

  • Georgia College and State University
  • Georgia Southern University
  • University of Georgia
  • Valdosta State University
  • University of West Georgia

Program Curriculum

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

Please see College Catalog for required curriculum

Area F
18 Hours
Required: 12 hours
SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology 3
SOCI 1160 Introduction to Social Problems 3
SOCI 2293 Introduction to Marriage and Family 3
SOCI 2000 Introduction to Social Science Research Methods 3
Guided Electives: 6 hours
CRJU 2501 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
ECON 2105 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECON 2106 Principles of Microeconomics 3
HIST 1111 Survey of Western Civilization I 3
HIST 1112 Survey of Western Civilization II 3
HIST 2111 Survey of U.S. History I 3
HIST 2112 Survey of U.S. History II 3
FREN 1002 Elementary French II 3
FREN 2001 Intermediate French I 3
FREN 2002 Intermediate French II 3
MATH 1401 Elementary Statistics 3
PSYC 1101 Introduction to General Psychology 3
PSYC 2101 Introduction to Psychological Adjustment 3
PSYC 2102 Psychology of Abnormal Behavior 3
PSYC 2103 Introduction to Human Development 3
SPAN 1002 Elementary Spanish II 3
SPAN 2001 Intermediate Spanish I 3
SPAN 2002 Intermediate Spanish II 3

More Information » Curriculum Sheet and Two-Year Academic Plan - Associate of Arts Degree / Sociology

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