FRCC's transfer-friendly Associate of Arts (AA) degree in sociology explores the forces that shape and change our social worlds and relationships. You'll learn how society affects us as individuals and how we impact society.
Studying sociology gives you skills and abilities that today's employers value: critical and analytical thinking, communication skills, cultural competency and self-awareness. You'll expand your appreciation of social dynamics and diversity, which is a valuable and necessary skill in today’s quickly globalizing society.
You'll develop insights for careers working with and supporting others in such fields as social work, education, research, community and social services, public relations and non-profit work. Plus, at FRCC, you'll have the support of professors and advisors to help you succeed, no matter your goals.
Why Study Sociology at Front Range Community College?
In our small classes you'll learn the art and science of sociology, including its theories and methods. You'll receive personal attention from faculty members as you explore social factors and human behaviors.
A degree in sociology opens the door to careers in human resources, training and development, research, social services, public services, management, disability services, child welfare, victims' rights, labor rights, criminal justice, community organizations and more.
Although many of these careers require bachelor's and graduate degrees, you'll get a strong foundation with a degree from FRCC. You'll work closely with an academic advisor to map out a plan and identify the best transfer option for you.
AA in Sociology
Program Locations: Online, Boulder County, Larimer, Westminster
Total Credits: 60 credits (4 semesters)
Our Associate of Arts (AA) degree in sociology allows you to complete the first two years of a bachelor's degree so you can transfer to a university as a junior.
The program introduces you to the field of sociology. You'll take such courses as:
- Introduction to Sociology
- Environmental Sociology
- Sociology of Death and Dying
- Contemporary Social Problems
- Sociology of Diversity
- Sociology of Gender
Start the journey of earning your bachelor's degree in sociology at FRCC. With an AA degree in sociology from FRCC, you can major in sociology starting as a junior at the following four-year schools:
- Adams State University
- Colorado Mesa University
- Colorado State University-Fort Collins
- Colorado State University-Pueblo
- Fort Lewis College
- Metropolitan State University of Denver
- University of Colorado-Boulder
- University of Colorado-Colorado Springs
- University of Colorado-Denver
- University of Northern Colorado
- Western State Colorado University
Careers & Outcomes
Your degree in Sociology can open doors for a career in a wide variety of fields. Although some careers may require bachelor's and graduate degrees, you'll get a strong foundation with a degree from FRCC.