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Why do people make the choices they make? How do groups form? Why are you the way you are? Gain an understanding of these major life questions with a degree in sociology.

In this program, you’ll learn how to think critically about social inequality, racial and ethnic conflict, law and justice, social and political movements, family, gender and sexuality, and many other social issues. This program helps you go beyond your personal experiences to broaden your perspective on social life and develop a deep understanding of important trends in modern society.

A degree in sociology can open doors to careers in many fields. You will gain skills to better interact with colleagues, conduct research or pursue professional opportunities in social services, sales and marketing, management, law, human resources and teaching.

You and your advisor will use this program map as a starting point in creating your own personal education plan, customized to your needs and goals.

Program Map for Direct Transfer Agreement - Associate in Arts

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Total Credits: 90

First Quarter

Couse ID
Course Title
Credits
ENGL& 101
English Composition I
5
SOC& 101
Introduction to Sociology
5
Choose one from:
HUM 107
Introduction to Cultural Studies
5
PHIL& 101
Introduction to Philosophy
5
PHIL& 115
Critical Thinking
5
Total Credits
 
15
 

Second Quarter

Couse ID
Course Title
Credits
Choose one from:
ASL& 121
American Sign Language I
5
FRCH& 121
French I
5
JAPN& 121
Japanese I
5
SPAN& 121
Spanish I
5
Choose one from:
CMST 229
Argumentation and Advocacy
5
CMST& 220
Public Speaking
5
ENGL& 102
Composition II
5
Choose one from:
BIOL 100
Environmental Biology
5
ENVS& 101
Intro to Environmental Science
5
Total Credits
 
15
 

Third Quarter

Couse ID
Course Title
Credits
CMST 227
Intercultural Communication
5
MATH& 146
Introduction to Statistics
5
SOC 221
Race and Ethnic Relations
5
Total Credits
 
15
 

Fourth Quarter

Couse ID
Course Title
Credits
SOC& 201
Social Problems
5
Choose one from:
MATH& 107
Math in Society
5
PHIL& 120
Symbolic Logic
5
Choose one from:
ECON 100
Fundamentals of Economics
5
HIST& 116
Western Civilization I
5
POLS 125
Introduction to Global Issues
5
Total Credits
 
15
 

Fifth Quarter

Couse ID
Course Title
Credits
SOC 230
Sociology of Gender
5
Choose one from:
ANTH& 205
Biological Anthropology
5
GEOL 116
Environmental Geology
5
Choose one from:
HLTH 101
Health and Wellness
3
HLTH 104
Stress Management
3
Choose one from:
PE 100
Fitness for Life
1
PE 106
Yoga Fitness
1
Total Credits
 
14
 

Sixth Quarter

Couse ID
Course Title
Credits
ANTH& 206
Cultural Anthropology
5
PSYC& 100
General Psychology
5
Choose one from:
PE 100
Fitness for Life
1
PE 106
Yoga Fitness
1
Choose one from:
SOC 211
Marriage and the Family
5
SOC 261
Crime and Justice
5
SOC 273
Introduction to Social Work
5
Total Credits
 
16
 

You and your advisor will use the Program Map located on this page to create your own personal education plan, customized to you interests and goals, your starting quarter, your schedule (part-time or full-time), any prior credits you have, and the classes available each quarter.
To see an up-to-date list of required classes for your degree/certificate, click here for AA/AS/DTA degrees , click here for AFA/AAS degrees and certificates.

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  • Ping Ping
    Ping Ping
    Sociology
    B.Law; Sun Yat-Sen University, China; M.Phil, Ph.D., Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Ping.Ping@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3236
  • Katie Clemons
    Katie Clemons
    Sociology
    B.A., Whitworth University; M.S.W., Eastern Washington University; Ph.D., Washington State University
    Katie.Clemons@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3589
  • Cathy Matresse
    Cathy Matresse
    Adjunct Academic Employee
    Cathy.Matresse@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3468