Susan  Edwards, Ph.D.

Susan Edwards, Ph.D.

"I emphasize the real world. I worked for a division of General Motors for 15 years, so integrated into my teaching is real-world application of the concepts that we're learning in class." - Sue Edwards, Finance Department Read More

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C.S. Mott Community College

Program Guide: Sociology

First Year

First Semester
ENGL 101 3
MATH 130 4
SOCY 191 3
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
16
Second Semester
ENGL 102 3
Elective 3
SOCY 292 3
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
15
 

Second Year

First Semester
Science Lab elective 4
SOCY 294 3
SOCY elective 3
Social Science elective 3
Elective 3
16
Second Semester
Elective 3
World Perspectives elective 3
SOCY elective 3
SOCY 296 3
Science elective 3
15
 

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 should take MATH 150 and COMG 153.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer agreement (MTA). Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Humanities electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Social science elective must be a non-SOCY 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, FREN 252, GEOG 142, HIST 151, HIST 152, PSCN 173, SPAN 282
  • Elective courses could be used to pursue a minor.

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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