Associate in Arts in Sociology
Lansing Community College

Program Details

The Associate in Arts in Sociology degree program at Lansing Community College offers students an education within the fields of Anthropology and Sociology. The online Sociology degree program is designed for students interested in advancing their knowledge by pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Sociology at a four-year institution.

Sociologists study the origins, development, activities, and behavior of human groups, societies, and social institutions. They examine the influence of group behavior on individuals and the effect of social traits like gender, ethnicity, age, and race.

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

Sociology contains many subfields that students can specialize in with further studies, such as:

  • Criminology
  • Demography
  • Education
  • Family
  • Gender roles and relations
  • Gerontology
  • Race and ethnic relations
  • Social organization and stratification
  • Social psychology
  • Urban and rural studies

Requirements

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

School Accreditation Statement

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