Sociologists study society and human behavior, including ethnic and religious studies, as well as psychology and politics. A Sociologist influences the development, function, and structure of human society. Sociology provides a solid foundation for further educational opportunities and increases. Sociology increases the understanding and power of social action. Sociology studies the role of social institutions (home, school, church and more) in the development of the individual and provides critical insight and perspective to the solution of social problems.
Earn either an Associate of Science (A.S.) or an Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree at Motlow. Both options are Tennessee Transfer Pathways (TTPs). TTPs enable you to complete your degree at Motlow and transfer to any Tennessee public university, and several Tennessee private universities, to complete your bachelor’s degree.
An associate degree in with a concentration in sociology examines foundational concepts in the field, including social stratification, culture, inequality, and globalization. Sociology graduates with an associate degree can work as domestic violence advocates, Head Start or preschool counselors, or in other positions that work directly with families, children, elderly adults, or people with disabilities.