Explore Sociology at Bay College

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Why Sociology?

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.

Why Bay College?

Students majoring in Sociology should follow the Associate in Arts degree before transferring to pursue a bachelor's degree. Below are topics commonly found in most sociology courses:

  • Institutions
  • Globalization
  • Deviance, Crime, and Social Control
  • Gender, Social Class, and Race/Ethnicity
  • Group Dynamics
  • Religion
  • Marriage and Family Life
Degree Options
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Beyond Bay College

Students interested in transferring to a four-year institution to obtain a bachelor's degree or higher may find opportunities in the following areas of study:

  • Sociology
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