Associate of Arts in Sociology
Alvin Community College

Program Details

A Sociology degree online from Alvin Community College prepares students for careers in counseling or crisis work, the criminal justice system, teaching, public relations, and environmental sociology. Students will examine the groups and social institutions that people form, as well as the characteristics of those groups, the ways people are affected by each other, and how social traits affect a person’s daily life. Sociological research helps those interested in resolving social issues and creating public policy.

This online sociology degree provides the first two years of general requirements and a foundation in sociology that can be transferred to a four-year degree program.

Topics of study include:

  • Human society
  • Social problems
  • Functions of family and relationships
  • Human sexuality and gender issues
  • Minority-Majority group relations

Requirements

  • Placement test may be required

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges