Sociology | NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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Study Humanity. Study Sociology.


With courses in sociology, you'll study social life, social change and the social causes and consequences of human behavior, and use critical analysis to investigate relations among people, groups, classes, organizations and cultures. You'll also understand how empirical evidence is used to build our understanding of social structures and conflicts.

SOCI 2013 General Sociology
SOCI 2033 Social Problems
SOCI 2043 Marriage and Family
SOCI 2063 Global Diversity
SOCI 2093 Caribbean Societies
SOCI 2113 Special Topic in Sociology
SOCI 2193 Military Sociology

Sociology courses are options in many of our career and transfer degree programs, including the Associate of Arts with emphasis in global studies.

Pursuing a degree in sociology can lead to a career in the following areas:

  • Teaching and education work
  • Research institutions and laboratories
  • International businesses
  • Cultural resource management
  • Museums and curation facilities
  • Zoos and conservation centers
  • Public health organizations
  • Social services