Sociology

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Degree Type

Associate in Arts
Associate in Arts for Transfer
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Average Salary

$86,110
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Skills

Studying Society
& Human Behavior

Welcome To Sociology

Do you enjoy the study of humans and their behaviors?

Searching for a dynamic and engaging degree program?

Looking for a career path to the business, health, education, criminal justice, government/law, or social service sector?

Check Out Our Sociology Program!

Solano Community College’s Sociology program is the study of society and human behavior. Students who obtain a degree in Sociology gain a fundamental understanding of culture, socialization, inequality, racial and ethnic relations, sex roles, deviance, social issues and problems, and the distribution of political and economic power. Sociology students prepare themselves for a job in the field of business, health, education, criminal justice, government/law, or social service, and a variety of other areas.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the Associate in Arts in Sociology for Transfer degree will be able to:

  1. Become more aware of cultural, social, political, environmental, and economic forces within the world they live

  2. Raise their ethnic consciousness to a higher level of understanding and acceptance.

  3. Build skills in critical thinking, reading and writing

  4. Improve skills cited above to provide an excellent base for transfer and success at four-year institutions

Students who complete the Sociology Associate Degree will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of cultural, social, political, environmental, and economic forces within the world they live

  2. Demonstrate awareness of equity issues within and between ethnic groups

  3. Demonstrate an ability to critically analyze sociological concepts and issues

Meet Our Sociology Faculty