Associate in Arts in Social Science
Lansing Community College

Program Details

The Associate in Arts in Social Science degree program at Lansing Community College allows students to study the origin, development, activities, and behavior of human groups, societies, and social institutions. Students will examine the influence of group behavior on individuals and the effect of social traits like gender, ethnicity, age, and race. This online Sociology degree program is designed for students interested in advancing their knowledge by pursuing a bachelor’s degree at a four-year institution.

Courses within the program cover a variety of subjects such as anthropology theory, society persity, cultural variations, concepts of sociology, social stratification, and social institutions. The program also teaches students how healthcare, discrimination, inequality, education, and family status can create social stratification and cultural issues.

A variety of elective courses are available with topics including:

  • Cultural anthropology
  • Child psychology
  • World religions
  • Food and sustainability
  • World civilizations
  • Political systems
  • Social psychology

Requirements

  • High school transcript
  • SAT/ACT or placement test scores

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission