Bunker Hill Community College

Bunker Hill Community College

Sociology Concentration

Associate in Arts Behavioral, Social Sciences & Global Learning - Behavioral Sciences

This curriculum map contains the new General Education Requirements and applies ONLY to students entering the program beginning fall 2019. Current students should log in to BHCC Self-Service to review their specific program requirements or contact LifeMap/Advising for more information. Prospective students should go to bhcc.edu/admissions and contact an admissions counselor.
Semester 1 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
LCS-101 Learning Community Seminar
Elective Natural & Physical Sciences OR Humanities & Fine Arts OR Behavioral & Social Sciences
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

LCS-101 satisfies the Learning Community Requirement

SOC-101 Principles of Sociology
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course meets the General Education requirement for Community & Cultural Contexts.

(Formerly Areas 2 and 3)

Prerequisites: ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

PSY-101 Principles of Psychology
3

Prerequisites: ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

ENG-111 College Writing I
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course meets the General Education requirement for Academic Discourse.

(Formerly Area 1)

Prerequisites: ENG-095 and ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

MAT-181 Statistics
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course meets the General Education requirement for Quantitative Problem Solving.

(Formerly Area 4)

Prerequisite: MAT-098 or MAT-097 or placement

Total Credits:
Semester 2 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
SOC-109 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

SOC-211 The Family
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: 100 level introductory SOC or PSY course

GenEd-SR Scientific Reasoning
4

This course meets the General Education requirement for Scientific Reasoning.

(Formerly Area 5)

Choose one course from Scientific Reasoning Menu

GenEd-E General Education Elective
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for General Education Elective.

Choose a course from the General Education Scientific Reasoning, Community/Cultural Contexts, Creative Work or Elective Menus.

ENG-112 College Writing II
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Research Writing.

(Formerly Area 1)

Prerequisite: ENG-111

Total Credits:
Semester 3 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
Elective-1 Elective
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Elective-2 Behavioral Science Elective
3

Choose one PSY or SOC course

Elective-3 Math Elective
3-4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Recommended: MAT-171 or MAT-172 or MAT-173

GenEd-CW Creative Work
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Creative Work.

(Formerly Area 6)

Choose one course from Creative Work Menu

Elective-4 Literature Elective
3

Choose one course from LIT

Prerequisite: Pre/co-req ENG-111

Total Credits:
Semester 4 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
SOC-203 Social Problems
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Capstone Course

Prerequisite: SOC-101

SOC-227 Race and Ethnicity
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: SOC-101 or PSY-101 or SOC-109

Elective-1 Lab Science Elective
4

Choose one 4-credit AST or BIO or CHM or GIS or ENV or PHY course

COM-171 Oral Communication
3
Elective-2 Literature Elective
3

Choose one LIT course

Pre/co-requisite: ENG-111

Total Credits:
Last Modified Date: April 22, 2019

Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:

  • a basic knowledge and understanding of the different principles and concepts of Sociology (foundational knowledge)
  • the ability to apply learned concepts to intrapersonal experiences, social institutions, and social issues embedded within diverse cultural contexts
  • the ability to evaluate, compare and contrast, critique various theoretical perspectives and complex/debatable and current issues as they relate to the various domains of Sociology
  • the ability to use learned knowledge to actively engage in and produce scientific research

Career Outlook

Graduates of this concentration qualify for entry-level positions in the general field of Sociology. Students will be able to choose which career track they intend to pursue by taking classes that are relevant to their interest.  Graduates may wish to transfer to a four-year college or university, or will be able to work in the community with an associate's degree.