Have you ever been curious about how you fit into society and how society shapes you? Are you interested in finding out the ways that our everyday lives and interactions are influenced by wider social patterns? Sociology courses at Montgomery College cover a range of topics like race & ethnicity, gender, family, sports, religion, aging, criminology, and social problems. Through these courses, you can develop a deep understanding of social institutions and their wide-ranging impact on individuals and groups. Sociology also offers students the tools to analyze and explore the roots and impact of social inequalities.
Academic advising helps students reach their educational and career goals. Meet with your academic advisor regularly to discuss your academic plans and make sure you are on track to graduate and/or transfer. The program advising guide outlines the degree requirements and is meant to supplement the advising process.
Through the Sociology Option in the General Studies program, you will develop the skills and knowledge to pursue sociology, social work, or a related degree, at a four-year institution. Please see all our General Studies articulations.
A Sociology major can lead into a variety of careers in community service, social services, business, health services, education, law, and publishing.
- Career Outlook for Sociologistsnew window: Information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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Related Programs and Courses
General Studies Degree
Students who major in general studies explore personal, professional, and academic areas of interest within a flexible framework supporting transfer.
Workforce Development and Continuing Education
MC offers a wide variety of noncredit classes designed to help you upgrade your skills, pursue career training, or learn something new.