Sara Sherry

Sara Sherry

"I chose to attend Grand Valley because I knew it was a well-respected school." - Sara Sherry '11, President, Mixed Staffing and Management Read More

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Southwestern Michigan College

Program Guide: Sociology

First Year

First Semester
ENGL 103 3
SOCI 201 3
MATH 136 4
World Perspectives elective 3
Social Science elective 3
16
Second Semester
ENGL 104 3
SOCI 202 3
Elective 3
Elective 4
Elective 3
16
 

Second Year

First Semester
MATH 150 3
Science Lab elective 4
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
SOCI 203 3
16
Second Semester
Science elective 4
Elective 3
Social Science elective 3
Humanities elective 3
SOCI 240 3
16
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.S., B.A.. Students seeking the B.A. degree must demonstrate third semester proficiency in a foreign language.  Students seeking the B.S. degree must take ISYS 110.
  • World Perspectives electives:  GERM 202, PHIL 201, SOCI 101, SPAN 202
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Social science elective must be a non-SOCI course.  Humanities electives must be selected from different disciplines.   Please check with a community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.

 

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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