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Is a Degree in Sociology Right for You?
Sociology is the discipline that enables you to gain a better understanding of how a person’s social characteristics influence them and their opportunities in life. It allows for consideration of things that are not immediately visible or understandable in our daily lives. The Sociology Option, Liberal Arts AA degree transfer track is for you if you desire to develop the ability to look beyond individual motivations or psychological foundations in order to gain a better understanding of our contemporary social world.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH), the median pay for sociologists in 2020 was $86,110 per year (Master’s degree education level). Most sociologists work in research organizations, higher education or state and local government in a variety of careers including arbitrator, consultant, child care worker, criminologist, demographer, human services specialist, intelligence specialist, labor relations consultant, marketing researcher, mediator, parole officer and program evaluator.
Whatever occupation you choose, Gulf Coast State College's sociology transfer track is your first step to an interesting and rewarding career!
Sociology Course Requirements
A complete list of courses with descriptions can be found in the Catalog
What can you do with Sociology Associate of Arts?
In this field, people find careers as:
Learning and Development Specialist
Community Health Worker
Market Research Analyst
Gulf Coast alumni of this program have continued their education at:
University of Florida
University of Central Florida
University of Miami
Florida State University
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