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Schoolcraft College

Program Guide: Sociology

First Year

First Semester
ENG 101 3
MATH 128 4
Elective 3
Humanities elective 3
SOC 201 3
Second Semester
ENG 102 3
SOC 210 3
Science Lab elective 4
Elective 4

Second Year

First Semester
MATH 122 4
SOC 205 3
World Perspectives elective 3
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
Second Semester
SOC 209 3
Science elective 4
SOC 220 3
Elective 3
Social Science elective 3


  • Degree offered: B.A., B.S.. Students seeking the B.A. degree must demonstrate third semester proficiency in a foreign language.  Students seeking the B.S. degree should take MATH 122 and CIS 115 or CIS 120.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Humanities electives must be selected from different disciplilnes.  Social science elective must be a non-SOC course.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANTH 211, ARA 202, FR 202, GEOG 133, GER 202, HIST 137, HIST 138, HUM 232, SPAN 202
  • Elective courses could be used to pursue a minor.



Students majoring in sociology have a wide variety of career options. The discipline emphasizes an understanding of social organization and diversity and prepares students for careers in a variety of settings, including human services, human resources, business, and community organizations. Schools, churches, hospitals, courts, prisons, mental health agencies, and drug abuse agencies provide specific locations for employment and student internships.

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