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Behavioral Sciences: Sociology, A.A. - TSAP

Associate of Arts

About This Degree

Program Number

1054

Estimated Program Length

2 Years

Location

Vincennes Campus

Contact

hclausman@vinu.edu

812-888-5127

Course Catalog

Sociology

Available on Vincennes or Jasper campuses and online.

If you enjoy learning about organizations, communities, families, diversity, and how people live and work together in harmony - or discord - sociology may be for you.

Sociology is the study of group life. As a student majoring in Sociology, you will analyze the trends, patterns, and personal styles of people as they relate to:

  • Urban and rural life
  • Family patterns/relationships
  • Deviance and social control
  • Environmental issues
  • Technology/communications
  • Healthcare and illness
  • Social change and movements
  • Responses to disasters

Advantage in the Job Market

According to BalanceCareers.com, Sociology is one of the best degrees to earn if you are considering law school, working in human resources, market research, polling, social work, and guidance counseling. In addition to information in specific course topics, you will learn about social research design, statistics, and data analysis. This knowledge will be useful as you enter the job market. Vincennes University offers the first two years of a four-year program, which is sufficient for some entry-level jobs. 

 

Psychology/Sociology/Social Work Department
Phillip M. Summers Social Science Center
812-888-5127

 

Hope Clausman, Professor of Psychology
Department Chair, Psychology/Sociology/Social Work
hclausman@vinu.edu

Robert Evans, Professor of Sociology & Social Work
revans@vinu.edu

Jennifer Hensley, Associate Professor of Sociology & Social Work
jhensley@vinu.edu


Jessica Zellers, Associate Professor of Sociology & Social Work
jzellers@vinu.edu

Career Outcomes

Occupational Outlook (Sociologists and Similar Occupations)