Oct 23, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook

Sociology


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Sociology uses social science perspectives and methods to study human behavior, cultures, and societies. Sociology provides preparation for those working with global and local social institutions, policies, and problems. This degree prepares the student for transfer to a senior institution.

This program is designed for the student who does intend to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program.

Degree: Associate of Science

Emphasis: Sociology/Anthropology

Recommended Full-Time Schedule


The following Recommended Full-Time Schedule is not a substitute for academic advising. You must meet with an academic advisor each semester to be cleared for registration. Consult with your advisor about scheduling and degree requirements. Also, see the current undergraduate catalog (catalog.ws.edu) for a complete list of requirements and electives. Requirements are continually under revision, and there is no guarantee they will not be changed or revoked. Contact the academic division or department for current information.

Factors that affect your progression include required Learning Support courses, your choices regarding campus location, course delivery method, and the days and times selected to take classes.

1General Education electives in each category must be chosen from approved courses listed in the General Education Program .

2See senior institution for history requirements.

3Students should consult a faculty advisor to determine appropriate course selections transferable to specific institutions.

Learning Support courses must be taken every semester until completed.

First Year


Fall Term (13 semester credit hours)


Second Year


Fall Term (16 semester credit hours)


  • (3 hrs.)
  • (3 hrs.)
  • 1 Approved Elective (3 hrs.) (Select from SOCI, PSYC, ECON, POLS or SWRK courses)3

    1 English Literature General Education Elective (3 hrs.) (Select from the approved Walters State general education list)1,3

    1 Natural Science Elective lecture with lab General Education Elective (3/1 hrs.) (Select from the approved Walters State general education list)1,3

Spring Term (16 semester credit hours)


  • (3 hrs.)
  • 1 Approved Elective (3 hrs.) (Select from SOCI, PSYC, ECON, POLS or SWRK courses)3

    1 Philosophy General Education Elective (3 hrs.) (Select from the approved Walters State general education list)1,3

    1 Natural Science lecture with lab General Education Elective (3/1 hrs.) (Select from the approved Walters State general education list)1,3

    1 General Elective (3 hrs.)3

     

Program Degree Requirements - A.S. Sociology


General Education Requirements (41 semester credit hours)


Humanities and/or Fine Arts


     Approved Humanities/Fine Arts General Education elective1,3  3 credits

     Approved Philosophy General Education elective1,3  3 credits 

     Approved English Literature General Education elective1,3  3 credits

History


     Approved History General Education electives2  6 credits

Natural Science


     Approved Natural Science lecture w/Lab General Education electives1  8 credits

Area of Emphasis Requirements (19 semester credit hours)


Total Credit Hours 60


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