2015-2016 Catalog 
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2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Social Sciences Program, Sociology Option, A.A.

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This option prepares students for transfer in order to complete a Bachelor’s degree in sociology. This program provides a framework for the scientific study of individual social interaction, social inequality, and major social institutions. The curriculum will introduce students to the various subdisciplines in sociology and related fields. Upon completion of the sociology option, students will be able to identify a potential career path and/or specialization within the field of social science. Finally, students who complete the program will be introduced to the study of social inequality, social structures, and social problems. This will provide students with opportunities in areas that include but are not limited to social and human services, government offices, community and non-profit organizations, business, and education.

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Communicate major sociological concepts verbally and in writing
  • Identify and define the social features of human beings and the ways in which they interact and change
  • Demonstrate and summarize knowledge regarding the components of social structure as well as the major agents of socialization
  • Compare and contrast the different subdisciplines and theoretical perspectives in the study of sociology and social inequality 


General Education - 45-48 credits

As described in General Education .

Career Studies: 12 credits as follows:

Elective - 0-3 credits

Total credits required for degree: 60


** Offered Spring Term only

Program Code for registration: SSSOC [Online Program SSSOCOL]

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Suggested Sequence - Social Sciences Program A.A. Degree Sociology Option

The following sequence is an example of how this degree can be completed in two years. This sequence is based on satisfaction of all Foundational Studies requirements and prerequisites and presumes a Fall Term start date. An individual’s program may vary depending on transfer institution, career objectives, or individual needs. See a counselor for other options and to monitor your progress.

Semester 1 - Fall Term

Total credits: 15-16

Semester 2 - Spring Term

Total credits: 15-16

Semester 3 - Fall Term

Total credits: 16-17

Semester 4 - Spring Term

Total credits: 12-15

Sequence Notes:

(1) A minimum of 12 credits are required from the Mathematics , Sciences  or Technological Competency  knowledge areas.

(2) One course is required from the Cultural & Global Awareness  knowledge area. Students may meet the requirement while simultaneously fulfilling the General Education  requirement for another knowledge area.

Transfer Information

For-additional information on transfer visit the Transfer Resources website at http://transfer.brookdalecc.edu

Available Online

This degree program may also be completed online. Students may choose to take some or all of their courses online. For more information call 732-224-2089.

Degree Audit Information

Access your Degree Audit Academic Evaluation through WebAdvisor.  Once you log into WebAdvisor, click on the Students menu, then click Degree Audit - Progress Toward My Degree under Academic Profile.

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