Matthew  Waldon

Matthew Waldon

"The faculty members here at Grand Valley are like none other. They truly want to interact with their students." - Matthew Waldon, public and nonprofit administration major Read More

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Northwestern Michigan College

Program Guide: Sociology

First Year

First Semester
ENG 111 4
MTH 121 4
Social Science elective 3
SOC 101 3
Humanities elective 3
17
Second Semester
ENG 112 4
SOC 231 3
Elective 3
Humanities elective 3
Science Lab elective 4
17
 

Second Year

First Semester
MTH 131 3
SOC 201 3
Elective 3
Science elective 4
Elective 3
16
Second Semester
Elective 3
Elective 3
World Perspectives elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
15
 

NOTES

  • Degree offered: B.A., B.S.. Students seeking the B.A. degree must demonstrate third-semester proficiency in a foreign language.
  • 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.
  • World Perpsectives electives:  ANT 113, ART 111, ART 112, ENG 241, ENG 263, ENG 271, GEO 109, HST 228, HST 235, FRN 202, SPN 202, PHL 121, PHL 122, PLS 132, PLS 211

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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