Why choose Sociology at PPCC?
In studying Sociology at PPCC, you'll learn about society - its development, structure, and functions. That knowledge (and your degree) can be used to pursue a wide range of careers in public, private, government, and non-profit sectors. Many graduates pursue jobs as a case worker for the elderly or disabled, youth counselor, community outreach worker or court advocate. Advance degrees can lead to careers in academia, political science and research, among others.
What do PPCC Sociology students study?
Sociology strives to understand society with theories and ideas driven from research. Pursuing a sociology degree will allow you tol:
- Uncover a deeper understanding of society
- Develop an understanding of cultures and theories
- Examine the influence of values, roles, norms and social stratification on everyday life.
Sociology examines culture and society from many different angles. As a result it will change the way students think about society and expand students ability to think critically.
Classes You Might Take
Students pursuing degrees at the bachelor and graduate levels may work as sociologists or pursue careers in a wide range of fields in which sociologists use their skill sets to excel, such as:
- Human Resources
- Community Development and Advocacy
- Social Services
Degrees in sociology open a diverse array of career opportunities.
Program Learning Outcomes
Program Learning Outcomes (PLO) are competencies with which students will be proficient at the completion of an academic program. Program Learning Outcomes link with course learning outcomes and competencies.