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Sociology

Program Overview

Do you enjoy people-watching? Is human behavior in society interesting to you? If you’re fascinated with everyday life and how the members of society conduct themselves, your path may lead to a career in sociology.

As a member of society, you know there’s much to study in this field. Our classes help you do everything from conducting research to highlighting various areas of inequalities in class, gender, race, and age. Imagine a future with multiple career options such as a marketing consultant, high school teacher, probation officer, research associate, public health consultant, human resources specialist, social worker, or sociologist.

Make it happen. Start your journey in sociology today.

Students at any Maricopa Community College may need to complete courses at more than one of our colleges.

Why Estrella Mountain Community College?

Being able to help others by examining human behavior, interactions and relationships can change a life. In EMCC’s Sociology program, you will study matters dealing with the family, such as family conflict, marriage and divorce as well as economics, gender, age, race, and sexual orientation, prejudice and discrimination. These critical thinking careers are found everywhere, such as public policy, schools and education, urban communities, advocacy and much more. Sociology majors will gain knowledge that will allow them to think critically about social problems and social phenomena. They will also acquire the necessary research tools to find answers to multifaceted social questions.