Miguel Perez Vives

Miguel Perez Vives

"I chose Grand Valley because it offers a great education for an affordable price. It also offers many resources for international students." - Miguel Perez Vives, international business and marketing major Read More

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Washtenaw Community College

Program Guide: Sociology

First Year

First Semester
ENG 111 4
MTH 176 4
World Perspectives elective 3
SOC 100 3
14
Second Semester
ENG 226 3
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
SOC 207 3
Elective 3
15
 

Second Year

First Semester
Science Lab elective 4
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
SOC 230 3
Elective 3
16
Second Semester
Science elective 4
SOC 202 3
SOC 205 3
Elective 3
Social Science elective 3
16
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.S., B.A. Students seeking a B.A. degree must demonstrate third semester proficiency in a foreign language.  Students seeking the B.S. degree must take MTH 160 and CIS 110
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Social science elective must be a non-SOC course.  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  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.  
  • ENG 111 and ENG 226 both transfer to GVSU as WRT 150.  If students don't complete the MTA, students will only receive the benefit of one of the courses.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANT 201, GEO 101, HST 122, HST 123, HUM 145, HUM 146, PLS 211, SPN 202, SPN 224

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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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