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Academics
Areas of Study

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SOCIOLOGY

You can complete this pathway to an associate degree:

  • Fully online
  • At the Poplar Bluff campus
  • At our locations in Dexter, Kennett, and Sikeston (through face-to-face, ITV, and online classes)

Overview

Sociology is the study of human behavior as it relates to society. In sociology degree programs, you will learn about the social, political, religious, and economic aspects of society.

A bachelor's degree in sociology prepares you for careers such as social services, health services administration, sales research, law enforcement, and corrections. A master's degree in Sociology may lead to careers in business, nonprofit management, education, and law enforcement. A Ph.D. in Sociology prepares graduates for work in teaching, data analysis, social research, and statistics. A Sociology degree also can prove a valuable foundation for students interested in graduate studies in law, business, and public policy.

Three Rivers' Associate of Arts degree, Sociology pathway can be a steppingstone on your path to success in this field. This program is designed to prepare you for transfer to a baccalaureate program at a four-year university. It offers an affordable way to fulfill your general education requirements and expand your knowledge of this field. Three Rivers' class sizes are small, offering more personalized instruction than at a large university. The faculty hold advanced degrees in the specialties they teach.

Degrees and Certificates

Associate of Arts degree, Sociology pathway

Transfer Information

Three Rivers' Associate of Arts degree, Sociology pathway is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to earn a bachelor's degree. Students pursuing this degree should meet with an academic advisor at Three Rivers and at their intended baccalaureate institution to determine an appropriate educational plan to help ensure a seamless transfer.

Curriculum and Courses

View a suggested degree plan for an Associate of Arts degree, Sociology pathway. An advisor can help you work out an education plan that is right for you. For enrollment information, call 877-TRY-TRCC or email EnrollNow@trcc.edu.

Contact Us

Dr. Leslie Gragg
lgragg@trcc.edu
573-840-9621

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