You’re path to an exciting career in a sociology field begins at Lansing Community College. Sociology is the study of human groups and societies and how their interactions, social norms and culture shape the world we live in. Whether you go on to work in research, education or in the field, or transfer to a four-year institution, our comprehensive program will provide you the foundation you need as a sociology student and professional.
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Sociologists study the origin, development, activities and behavior of human groups and societies, and the social institutions to which they belong. They also study the influence of group behavior on individuals and the effect of social traits such as gender, ethnicity, age, and race.
Some subfields within sociology include areas such as criminology, demography, education, family, gender roles and relations, gerontology, race and ethnic relations, social organization and stratification, social psychology, urban and rural studies.
LCC is an open enrollment college serving all those who are excited to learn. Applicants seeking financial aid must possess a high school diploma or GED.
The occupations listed below may require education beyond an Associate Degree. Please see Career Coach for specific career requirements.
Social Science, AA
A program in teach-out means that students with that declared major who are currently completing the program requirements will be allowed a specified amount of time to complete these requirements, and other students will not be able to declare/receive this certificate.