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  • Sociology
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    Department Chair
    Donna Fitzsimmons

  • Did You Know?

    Sociology is the science or study of the origin, development, organization, and functioning of human society. People who are interested in the characteristics of human interactions and communication might find the study of sociology to be very rewarding.

  • Fast Facts

    Program Start Term: Fall, Spring

    Award AA Degree

    Average Class Size: 22

    Program Length: 60 Credits, 4 Semesters

    Part-Time or Full-Time: Both

    Course Availability: Day, Evening, Online

    Course Locations: Pueblo, Fremont, Southwest, Online

  • What Will I Learn
    Sociology is the study of human social behavior, including its organization and the way it has developed over time. Sociology is a social science that explores human social groups, social problems, and change. This program introduces students to Sociology and it includes courses that are common to all four-year institutions in Colorado.

    Career Information
    Career paths for Sociology degree holders include management, human resources, training and development, research, social services, mental health services, adoption, child care, youth services, disability services, child welfare, victims’ rights, labor rights, community organization, and public relations. The Associate of Arts (AA) degree in Sociology prepares students to complete the second half of a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Sociology at a four-year university.

    Degree Transfer
    This degree transfers to the following Colorado Public Four-Year institutions of higher education:  

    • University of Colorado, Boulder (B.A. Sociology)
    • University of Colorado, Denver (B.A. Sociology)
    • Adams State University (B.A. Sociology; Criminology or Social Welfare emphasis)
    • University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (B.A. Sociology)
    • Colorado Mesa University (B.A. Sociology; Sociology concentration)
    • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (B.A. Sociology; General sociology concentration)
    • Colorado State University-Pueblo (B.A. Sociology; B.S. Sociology)
    • Fort Lewis College (B.A. Sociology; Human Services-General option)
    • Metropolitan State University of Denver (B.A. Sociology)
    • University of Northern Colorado (B.A. Sociology; all emphasis)
    • Western State Colorado University (B.A. Sociology)