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Wayne County Community College

Program Guide: Sociology

First Year

First Semester
ENG 119 3
MAT 113 3
SOC 100 3
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
15
Second Semester
ENG 120 3
World Perspectives elective 3
SOC 103 3
SOC 120 or 230 3
Elective 3
15
 

Second Year

First Semester
Science Lab elective 4
Elective 3
Humanities elective 3
SOC 245 3
Elective 3
16
Second Semester
Humanities elective 3
Social Science elective 3
SOC elective 3
Elective 3
MAT 131 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 must take BUS 225.
  • This guide fulfills the MACRAO agreement.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANT 152, ANT 154, ENG 228, ENG 266, FRE 202, GEO 202, HIS 152, MWS 101, MWS 102, MWS 103, PHL 101, PHL 102, SPA 202
  • 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.

Admissions Office • 1 Campus Drive • Allendale MI 49401-9403
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