Thuy  Simpson, Ph.D.

Thuy Simpson, Ph.D.

"There are several things I love about teaching at Grand Valley, but I have to say one of the best things about teaching at Grand Valley is the students. They are very respectful and they make teaching a lot more rewarding." - Thuy Simpson, Finance Department Read More

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West Shore Community College

Program Guide: Sociology

First Year

First Semester
ENG 111 3
MTH 121 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
SOC 171 3
15
Second Semester
ENG 112 3
Elective 3
Humanities elective 3
SOC 275 3
Elective 3
15
 

Second Year

First Semester
Lab Science elective 4
Social Science elective 3
Elective 3
Humanities elective 3
MTH 123 3
16
Second Semester
Elective 3
Math/Science elective 3
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
15
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.A., B.S.. Student seeking the B.A. degree must demonstrate third semester proficiency in a foreign language.
  • This guide fulfills the MACRAO agreement.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANT 112, GEO 133, LIT 213, PHL 202, SPN 202, HIS 142
  • Students should transfer after one year.

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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