Sociology Certificate (M)

Students pursuing a Sociology Certificate will understand major theoretical perspectives of sociology, key contributions to the discipline, and various research methods in the field. They will also understand major theoretical perspectives of self and socialization, forms of interaction and social organization, and both concepts and impacts of social stratification, key social institutions (economy, family, religion, schools, government, healthcare, media) and related theoretical perspectives, and how institutions influence one another. Students will look at concepts and theoretical perspectives of deviance, how social problems contribute to crime, and the interaction between deviance and the justice system.


SOC 101Introduction to Sociology3
SOC 203Contemporary Social Problems3
SOC 151Criminology3
or JPP 103 Criminology
SOC 451Issues in Social Science3
Total Hours12