Sociology, Associate of Science in Core Curriculum
Albany State University offers an Associate of Science in Core Curriculum Guided Pathway to a Baccalaureate Degree in Sociology that readies students for employment in many areas and especially prepares students for transfer to the four-year, baccalaureate program at ASU.
- Work with non-governmental organizations (NGOs): NGOs include organizations like the World Health Organization, Habitat for Humanity, or the Peace Corps.
- Work within governmental agencies: at the local, state and national levels; within educational institutions, the criminal justice system, the health care system, social services…the list goes on and on.
- Transfer to the Bachelor’s Program: Albany State University graduates have transferred to our 4-year program, successfully completing their Bachelor’s degree in Sociology. While other transfer options are available, Albany State not only offers a degree in Sociology, students have the option of concentrating in medical sociology. Some of the courses offered in the program include Cultural Studies, Family Studies, Gender Studies, Medical Sociology, Minority Relations, Social Movements, and Social Psychology.
- Careers in Sociology:
- Earn your Degree Online: Students can earn the Associates of Science degree in Sociology completely online. The flexibility of the online program allows students to enroll in courses that fit their schedule and the quality that one would find in the classroom. Students can also register for general education courses, apply for financial aid, pay fees and buy books completely online.
Program of Study
|ENGL 1101||English Composition I||3|
|ENGL 1102||English Composition II||3|
|MATH 1001||Quantitative Reasoning||3|
|COMM 1110||Public Speaking||3|
|ENGL 2111||World Literature I||3|
|MUSC or ARTS||Music Appreciation or Art Appreciation||3|
|BIOL 1111K||Introduction to Biological Sciences||4|
|BIOL 1112K||Intro to Biological Sciences||4|
|MATH 2411||Introduction to Statistics||3|
|HIST 1111||Survey of World History I||3|
|HIST 1112||Survey of World History II||3|
|POLS 1101||American Government||3|
|AREA E||Social Science Choice||3|
|SOCI 1101||Introduction to Sociology||3|
|SOCI 1160||Introduction to Social Problems||3|
|SOCI 2031||Intro to Anthropology||3|
|SOCI 2291||The Sociology of Gender Roles||3|
|Optional Electives: 6 Hours||6|
|(Choose from: SSCI 2402, ECON 2201, POLS 2101, POLS 2102, or SOCI 2293|
|Wellness/Physical Education: 3 Hours||3|
|Total Semester Hours||64|