Ross  Sherman, Ph.D.

Ross Sherman, Ph.D.

"The biggest thing I like about teaching at Grand Valley is that you get to spend time with students, and not just in the classroom, but also in the laboratory." - Ross Sherman, Movement Science Department Read More

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Gogebic Community College

Program Guide: Sociology

First Year

First Semester
ENG 101 3
MTH 110 4
SOC 101 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
16
Second Semester
ENG 102 3
World Perspectives elective 3
SOC 102 3
Humanities elective 3
Social Science elective 3
15
 

Second Year

First Semester
Science Lab elective 4
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
16
Second Semester
Elective 3
Elective 3
MTH 211 3
Science elective 3
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  CIT 161.
  • Students should transfer after one year.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer agreement (MTA).  Social science elective must be a non-SOC course.  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 Perspectives electives:  ANT 105, BUS 240, ENG 225, ENG 226, ENG 236, GEG 111, HST 103, HST 160, HST 170, SPA 202

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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