Program Manager:

Matt Reynolds


(208) 732-6861


Student Success Advisor Name:

Jacob McCue

Student Advisor Phone:

(208) 732-6252

Student Advisor Email:

Program Overview:

Sociology is the science which focuses upon human interaction and a variety of other topics associated with group life.

Completion of the program is designed to result in an Associate of Arts degree, and meets the general education requirements at all Idaho public universities. Course selection should be coordinated to meet requirements for your intended transfer institution.

Sociology graduates often pursue careers in the following areas: research; teaching; social work; criminology; pre-law; clergy; advertising and personnel management.

Program Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the Sociology program, a student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the theoretical and conceptual frameworks of Sociology.
  2. Develop an understanding of self and the world by examining the dynamic interaction of individuals, groups, and societies as they shape and are shaped by history, culture, institutions, and ideas.
  3. Utilize discipline specific approaches from the field of Sociology, such as research methods, inquiry, or problem-solving, to examine the variety of perspectives about human experiences.
  4. Evaluate how reasoning, history, or culture informs and guides individual, civic, or global decisions.
  5. Understand and appreciate similarities and differences among and between individuals, cultures, or societies across space and time.

Career Information:


*Talk to an advisor for additional career choices