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Associate in Arts in Sociology

Program Details

The Associate in Arts in Sociology program at Lansing Community College offers students an education within the fields of anthropology and sociology. The program is designed for students that are interested in advancing their knowledge by pursuing a bachelor’s degree in sociology at a four-year institution. To help with the transfer process, Lansing Community College has a variety of agreements with numerous participating two-year and four-year educational institutions within the state of Michigan. Upon graduation of the program, students will fulfill the MACRAO Transfer Agreement course requirements that ensure transfer eligibility. 

The Associate in Arts in Sociology program is offered completely online. Online courses within the program have flexible schedules; however, courses are not self-paced and there will be strict due dates for assignments, papers, quizzes, and discussions. There are also a variety of resources to help students with the online learning environment. Lansing Community College provides an online tutoring center, an online library, and a 24/7 live phone service for technical support.

Courses within the program will cover a variety of subjects within the field of sociology. Students will learn topics such as anthropology theory, society persity, cultural variations, concepts of sociology, social stratification, and social institutions. The program will also teach students how healthcare, discrimination, inequality, education and family status create social stratification and cultural problems.

Accreditation & Licensing

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