Degree Plans - Sociology (AA)

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Social scientists study all aspects of society—from past events and achievements to human behavior and relationships among groups. A degree in sociology opens up a multitude of opportunities.

Our program will teach you the complexities of human interaction. Small class sizes and highly skilled professors will help you foster your creativity, innovation, critical thinking, analytic problem solving and communication skills for a diverse and multifaceted future.

As a graduate, you will have a foundation for better understanding and engaging with the modern world, as well as the ability to continue with a baccalaureate degree. Broaden your possibilities with a career in sociology.

Catalog Year
2019-2020
Degree Type
AA
Available Online
Yes
Available Hybrid
No
TSI
Complete
Degree Plan
Major Courses 16 Credits

SOCI 1301 Introductory Sociology* OR
PSYC 2301 General Psychology* OR
PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth & Development *

 

SOCI 1306 Social Problems

 

SOCI 2301 Marriage and Family 

 
Select two:
SOCI 1301 Introduction to Sociology*
SOCI 2319 Minority Studies OR
SOCI 2340 Drug Use and Abuse OR
SOCI 2389 Academic Cooperative OR
PSYC 2301 General Psychology OR
PSYC 2306 Human Sexuality OR
PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth & Development OR
PSYC 2317 Statistical Methods in Psychology OR
PSYC 2319 Social Psychology
 

Select any number of elective hours needed to bring the total semester hours to no fewer than 60.

 
TJC Core Curriculum 44 Credits
In addition to the Major Courses, the student is required to take 44 credit hours from the TJC Core Curriculum. These courses must not duplicate courses taken to fulfill the major course requirement. Major Courses: 16
TJC Core Curriculum: 44
Total Semester Hours: 60

Recommended Course Sequence:

First Semester Credit Hours

ENGL 1301 Composition I

3

HIST 1301 United States History I

3

MATH 1342 Elementary Statistical Methods

3

XXXX x4xx Life and Physical Sciences Core

4

SOCI 1301 Introduction to Sociology

3
Second Semester Credit Hours
ENGL 1302 Composition II OR
ENGL 2311
3
HIST 1302 United States History II OR
HIST 2301
3

XXXX x4xx Life and Physical Sciences Core

4

EDUC 1300 Learning Framework

3

SOCI 1306 Social Problems

3
Third Semester Credit Hours
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking OR
SPCH 1321
3

XXXX x3xx Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core

3

XXXX x3xx Creative Arts Core

3

GOVT 2305 Federal Government

3

SOCI 2301 Marriage & Family

3
Fourth Semester Credit Hours

GOVT 2306 Texas Government

3

SOCI X3xx Sociology Elective

3

SOCI X3xx Sociology Elective

3

PSYC X3xx Psychology Elective

3

xxxx x1xx Elective

1
Total Semester Hours 60

Δ Classes chosen in major must be different from courses used for Core requirements. 

*From the core choices, either SOCI 1301 or PSYC 2301 or PSYC 2314 is required.