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Liberal Arts and Sciences with Advisement Area in Sociology

The Degree

Associate in Arts (A.A.) Liberal Arts and Sciences

The Outlook

Employment opportunities for job seekers with a background in sociology are expected to grow about as fast as the average for all occupations through 2020. These opportunities exist in:

  • Research Organizations
  • Colleges and Universities
  • State and Local Government
  • Consulting Service Firms
  • Advocacy Organizations

The Program

If you have an interest in studying groups of people, FLCC's A.A. degree with an advisement area in sociology is for you. With opportunities to examine your role in society, you'll gain insight and knowledge from guest speakers and experienced faculty and learn the foundations to prepare you for transfer to a four-year institution.

The A.A. Liberal Arts Program

The A.A. degree at FLCC is designed for you to transfer into a baccalaureate degree program, with courses equivalent to those offered during the freshman and sophomore years at most four-year colleges and universities.

After earning your A.A. degree from FLCC, you will have the opportunity to pursue baccalaureate degrees in a broad range of areas. These areas include:

  • Elementary and Secondary Education
  • Psychology
  • Political Science
  • Pre-Law
  • English
  • History

The degree is recognized in transfer (articulation) agreements with a large number of public and private four-year institutions in New York State and across the nation.

Honors Courses: If you have demonstrated outstanding academic ability, you will have the opportunity to take honors courses at FLCC that provide enhanced educational experiences. If you are a qualified student in this degree program or are a qualified student from another program, enrollment in honors courses is open to you. Successful completion of honors courses or an Honors Certificate may increase your transfer options to four-year institutions.

The Graduates

Upon completing this program, you will be prepared for transfer to pursue a bachelor's degree. The courses you will take in this program are equivalent to those offered during the freshman and sophomore years at most four-year colleges and universities. You will be prepared to pursue upper level study in sociology, social work, pre-law, or other related fields.

The Scholarships

Scholarships are available to qualified students. For more information, visit the FLCC scholarships page or you can contact the financial aid office.