Sociology Student



Interested in learning more about how people live and interact with each other? Sociology can help you explore how we communicate, our customs, and the institutions that shape our lives. It also equips you to make the world a better place. Unlock the mysteries of the human experience and begin your journey in Sociology today!

Program at a Glance

Earning Potential

Sociologist: $61,869
Social Science Research Assistants: $60,201
Social and Community Service Manager: $74,564

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Career Opportunities

An Associates of Arts in Sociology can provide you with a foundation for various careers. If you pursue further education, you can earn a career as a:

  • Social Researcher
  • Case Management Worker
  • Urban and Regional Planner
  • Migrant Worker Advocate
  • Criminal Investigator

What is sociology?

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In sociology, students can learn about many interesting topics. They can study things like social inequality, race relations, gender and sexuality, marriage and family, crime and violence, economics and society, politics and social dynamics, and the impact of religion. By studying sociology, students gain important knowledge about how people behave and how society works. This can help them in careers such as social work, research, making policies, and advocating for others.





Sociology, Associate of Arts

This Associate of Arts degree prepares you to transfer to a 4-year college or university. Sociology is the study of social interaction, social change and the social causes and consequences of group behavior. Students explore a range of topics, including social stratification and inequality, race relations, gender and sexuality, marriage and family, crime and violence, economics, politics, and religion.
Length 2 Years
If you're studying full-time, you can complete the 60 credits for this program in two years.
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Contact Us

Want to learn more about this program? Reach out to one of our department chairs. For a full list of our Sociology faculty and staff, please visit our Sociology Employee Directory.
Yvonne Frear
Dept Ch, Beh and Soc Sciences
(281) 998-6150x1708
Dawn Eaton
DC, Beh/Soc Sciences and Educ
(281) 998-6150x3732
Darla Rocha
Dept Ch, Beh and Soc Sciences
(281) 459-7133