Merritt Taylor, Ph.D.

Merritt Taylor, Ph.D.

"Grand Valley students are well prepared, they work hard, and it's a great opportunity and privilege as a professor to be able to show them opportunities that they may not have seen before." - Merritt Taylor, Biomedical Sciences Department Read More

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Alpena Community College

Program Guide: Sociology

First Year

First Semester
ENG 111 or 121 3
MTH 121 4
World Perspectives elective 3
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
16
Second Semester
ENG 112 or 122 3
SOC 123 3
Science Lab elective 4
MTH 223 4
14
 

Second Year

First Semester
Humanities elective 3
SOC 230 3
Elective 3
SOC elective 3
Social Science elective 3
15
Second Semester
Elective 3
Science elective 4
BUS 255 3
SOC 210 3
SOC elective 3
16
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.S., B.A. Students seeking a B.A. degree must demonstrate third semester proficiency in a foreign language.  BUS 255 is only required for students seeking the B.S. degree
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer agreement (MTA).  Science and humanities electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Social science elective must be a non-SOC course.   Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANP 121, ANP 239, ENG 203, HUM 241, HUM 242

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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