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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Montcalm Community College

Program Guide: Sociology

First Year

First Semester
ENGL 100 3
Elective 4
World Perspectives elective 3
Elective 3
SOCI 230 3
16
Second Semester
ENGL 101 3
Social Science elective 3
SOCI 235 3
Elective 3
Humanities elective 3
15
 

Second Year

First Semester
Humanities elective 3
Science Lab elective 4
Elective 3
MATH 190 3
Elective 3
16
Second Semester
Science elective 4
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
16
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.A, B.S.. Students seeking the B.A. degree must demonstrate third semester proficiency in a foreign language.
  • It is recommended that students transfer after one year.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANTH 260, BUSN 260, HIST 257, HUMN 110, PHIL 221
  • Students may want to use elective courses towards a minor.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfe Agreement (MTA).  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Humanities electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Social science elective must be a non-SOCI course.  Please check with your 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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