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Sociology Associate in Arts

Curious about how society works?

Occupations in sociology/social work usually require a bachelor’s or master’s degree. The Sociology discipline at Lake Michigan College provides you with the first two years of a bachelor’s program. You should work with your advisor to check with four-year colleges and universities regarding specific requirements. There is a 60-credit degree requirement needed for graduation.

General Education Requirements Credit Hours
English 101, English Composition 3
English 102, English Composition, or Communication 101, Introduction to Public Speaking 3
*Humanities/Fine Arts 6
Mathematics 3
*Natural Sciences 8
**Physical Education 200, Healthful Living, or Physical Education 212, Health and Fitness, or Physical Education 214, Personal Health 1
Political Science 101, National Government, or Political Science 102, State Governments, or History 201, American History to 1865, or History 202, American History 1865 to Present 3
Social Sciences 3

 

Major Requirements Credit Hours
Requires at least one course in SOC 3
General Electives 27

 

History classes are offered at LMC Credit Hours
Sociology 101, Principles of Sociology 3
Sociology 201, Modern Social Problems 3
Sociology 202, Marriage and the Family 3
Sociology 204, The Field of Social Work 3
Sociology 205, Race and Ethnic Relations 3
Sociology 210, Sociology of Aging 3
Sociology 250, Introduction to Social Science Research 3

 

*From at least two academic disciplines. **Credit hours listed are based on minimum earned. For example, Mathematics courses have 3, 4 or 5 credits. Please see catalog for courses that have Honors equivalents and meet Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) transfer guidelines. Completion of the MTA requires 30 credits of coursework in the 5 MTA distribution areas. 

 

 

 

 

If you are planning to transfer to a four-year college or university, you should become familiar with your chosen school’s requirements. See your Academic Advisor for assistance in developing your Student Education Plan (SEP) or visit lakemichigancollege.edu/transfer.

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