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Sociology (SOC)

Career Options & Highlights

Sociology examines the social and cultural bases that impact human behavior, interaction, and life chances. Courses in sociology enable students to see their own contexts, their connections to social structures and natural environments, and provide important tools for thinking critically about our world. The study of sociology facilitates careers in public policy, law, politics, social services, and international work. An advanced education in sociology can also lead to teaching at the high school, college, and graduate levels. Sociologists are involved, as well, in research at the local, state, and federal levels and in both private and public sector industry. Finally, many sociologists apply their education to working with local and global communities to support social justice issues.

- Practical courses valuable to all students and well-trained and interesting instructional staff.

Updated 6/18/13

  • Class schedule now online

    Class schedule now online

    The Spring 2016 class schedule is online now! Click on the photo for more info.
  • Rhinoceros


    The Falcon's Eye Theatre's fall production will run Nov. 6-22
  • Supporting Student Success

    Supporting Student Success

    Folsom Lake College offers a variety of free workshops to help students succeed
  • Thanksgiving Recess

    Thanksgiving Recess

    The college will be closed for Thanksgiving Recess Nov. 26-29
  • Community Observatory Invites You

    Community Observatory Invites You

    See the stars at the Community Observatory behind the El Dorado Center!
  • Winter Break

    Winter Break

    The college will be closed for Winter Break Dec. 24-Jan. 3.
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