Sociology

Description

Students may complete the first two years of study toward a bachelor’s degree in sociology, anthropology or social and criminal justice by following the suggested curriculum. Sociology is the discipline that explores how people create and maintain society, develop culture and organize the patterns of their lives in families, groups and institutions. Through sociology, students develop skills in analysis, communication and reasoning.

Preparation

High school class suggestions include sociology, psychology and/or other social sciences, math preparation for college algebra and/or statistics, and writing.

Requirements

Students completing the suggested curriculum earn an Associate in Arts degree. BSC has a cooperative agreement with Dickinson State University that allows students to continue with a bachelor’s degree on the BSC campus. Those transferring to other institutions should consult the catalog of the transfer institution for possible BSC course modifications, if needed. Contact your BSC advisor for assistance with transfer planning.

Career Opportunities

A bachelor’s degree in sociology prepares students for graduate studies in criminal justice, law, public administration, or sociology.

Career opportunities: administrator, consultant, human service professional, researcher, personnel director, teacher.

 

Contacts

Dr. Nita Wirtz • Schafer Hall 212B
701-224-5440

nita.wirtz@bismarckstate.edu