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New Associate of Arts Degree Concentration – Sociology!

Written by Alexander College in Academic, School News on June 3, 2020

Alexander College is excited to announce that we are now offering our Associate of Arts degree program with a concentration in Sociology!

The field of sociology studies the interactions between individuals and the societies in which they live. If you are interested in how and why social constructs such as gender, race, class, ethnicity and religion influence our individual choices and social circumstances, consider an academic career in sociological study.

Students of the Associate of Arts (Sociology) degree program will gain broad-based multi-disciplinary knowledge in the faculties of arts, humanities, and social science, and develop their critical thinking and research skills. Within the concentration area, students will focus on the field of sociology , including sociological theory and research methods, Canadian society, popular culture, crime, and social movements.

Program Requirements: 

The Associate of Arts (Sociology) Degree is a foundational degree consisting of 60 credits in total, typically completed over a two-year period. Detailed program requirements can be found here: https://alexandercollege.ca/programs-and-courses/associate-of-arts-sociology/

Career opportunities:

With an Associate of Arts (Sociology) Degree, students can seek entry-level employment in social services, education, business, and administration. Examples of positions in these sectors include, but are not limited to:

  • Child and youth support worker
  • Resident care worker
  • Community support worker
  • Customer service representative
  • Human resource assistant
  • Office or administrative assistant
  • Sales assistant

International students completing the Associate of Arts (Sociology) Degree program at Alexander College are also eligible to apply for a Post-Graduation Work Permit.

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