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About the Program

Sociology is the scientific study of social phenomena. Groups and institutions are the main concern of sociologists who utilize the scientific method for their inquiries and studies. Media, religion, racial inequality, subcultures, technology, social control, deviance, popular culture, gender, social institutions and theory are some of sociology's concerns. CLC’s sociology program covers these topics. In addition, you will learn about writing, communication, thinking,  how to study symbolic interaction, listening, statistics and the sociological imagination.



A bachelor’s degree in sociology opens up career opportunities in social services, corrections and many other fields.

Learn more about careers for sociology majors.


Transfer Degree

Sociology is a transfer program housed in the Social Science Division. Transfer programs are for students who plan to continue their education at a four-year college or university to earn a bachelor’s degree. Some students take sociology courses to fulfill the social science requirement for a transfer degree, others take sociology courses as part of a plan to major in sociology. Many students also take sociology courses as electives.

  • Sociology A.A.

Learn more about sociology courses and the program options.