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Sociology (Applied)

Associate Degree Course Sequence

SSC101  Student Success Seminar
ITD122  Computer Applications For Professionals
ENG124  College Composition
Written and Oral Communication Elective
SOC225  Cultural Diversity
SOC121  Sociology
Sociology Elective
SOC221  Social Problems
SOC123  Dynamics of the Family
Behavioral Sciences Elective
Natural and Physical Sciences Elective
Natural and Physical Sciences Elective
Written and Oral Communication Elective
SOC229  The African American Experience
SOC228  Social Structure and the Individual
MTH124  Statistics
Arts and Humanities Elective
Sociology Elective
Behavioral Sciences Elective
PHL122  Ethics
SOC230  Applied Sociological Methods

TOTAL CREDITS 61-63

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