Sociology

Folsom Lake College Sociology

Folsom Lake College's sociology program examines the social and cultural bases that impact human behavior, interaction, and life changes. 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.

Career Options

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 also involved 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.

Highlights

  • Innovative teaching and courses, including SOC 379 Making Social Change
  • Faculty with strong academic backgrounds and applied sociological work experience in local and international communities