Curious about social behavior? As a student of sociology you will explore the systems and structures that govern the way we interact with society, within communities, and with one another. Use various methods of investigation and critical analysis to learn about social order, social disorder, and social change. You may explore changes in populations, the structure of organizations, social phenomena having to do with human health and disease, and the interrelationship of individuals and society.
Once You Complete the Program
Transfer your credits to a four-year baccalaureate program at a university or continue your studies at IRSC. Once you complete your education, practitioners in sociology have the opportunity to work in many places, including teaching, counseling, public health, social work, community planning, industry, and employee relations.
Academic Plans/Guided Pathways for Sociology
For course descriptions, see the College Catalog.Academic Plans/Guided Pathways are recommended sequences of courses and prerequisites needed to complete your degree. It is a general suggestion for when to take your courses; it is not a course schedule. Students should meet with their advisors to make appropriate course selections. The Academic Plans/Guided Pathways listed below are for the current academic year. Students should consult with their advisors for plan requirements specific to their academic year.
Complete your first two years of college at IRSC, and you’re guaranteed the right to transfer as a junior to a Bachelor’s program at a Florida state university—or continue to a Bachelor’s degree at IRSC.