Lizzette Chavez

Lizzette Chavez

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St. Clair County Community College

Program Guide: Sociology

First Year

First Semester
ENG 101 3
MTH 113 5
Science Lab elective 4
SOC 101 3
Second Semester
ENG 102 3
MTH 120 3
Social Science elective 3
SOC 160 3
Elective 3

Second Year

First Semester
SOC 200 3
World Perspectives elective 3
Humanities elective 3
Science elective 4
SOC 170 3
Second Semester
SOC 201 3
Humanities elective 3
SOC 110 3
SOC 211 3
Elective 3


  • Degree offered B.S., B.A. Students electing the B.A. degree must demonstrate a third semester proficiency in a foreign language.  MTH 120 and CIS 115 are only required for students seeking the B.S. degree.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Social science elective must be a non-SOC course.  Humanities electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANT 171, ENG 208, ENG 230, FR 204, GEO 233, GR 204, HIS 102, HIS 102H, HIS 280, SP 204


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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