Emphasis Area – Sociology and Human Studies
Regardless of your career plans, a degree in Sociology will help you gain skills in critical thinking, research methods, understanding the way that society works and the relationship between individuals and the societies in which we live.
If you are interested in completing a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Human Studies you should consider taking 12 credit hours from the courses listed below as part of your AA degree in Liberal Arts.
Planning Your Class Schedule
Students should consult with an advisor in Student Services or a faculty advisor to select courses, make a transfer plan, and periodically review their progress towards their degree completion.
Students are also encouraged to contact the admissions office at the college to which they plan to transfer during their first year at Hawkeye in order to obtain specific program and transfer requirements.
Not all courses may be required for or transfer to your future major.
A degree in Sociology and Human Studies prepares students for careers in a variety of fields such as:
- case management
- public relations
- public administration
- non-profit management
In addition, some graduates continue on to graduate or professional school, eventually earning an MA/MS, PhD, MBA, or JD.
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