Sociology


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For more information contact:
 
Michael Young, M.A.
Sociology Instructor/
Human Services
Program Coordinator
Office: CB 216
906.217.4034

youngm@baycollege.edu


Bay College
2001 N Lincoln Road
Escanaba, MI 49829



Sociology examines the social, cultural, and historical influences that shape our lives and the world in which we live. As a discipline, sociology provides students with a perspective that allows them to consider the "bigger picture" of society and their place within it. Students majoring in Sociology should follow the Associate in Arts degree to receive their bachelor's degree.

The following topics are commonly found in most introductory sociology courses:

  • Institutions
  • Globalization
  • Deviance, Crime, & Social Control
  • Gender, Social Class, & Race/Ethnicity
  • Group Dynamics
Bay College currently offers the following sociology courses which allow students to transfer to other colleges and universities. These courses also meet approved electives requirements for specific programs:
Below are links for information on sociology careers and professional organizations.