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Sociology is the study of human social relationships and institutions. Sociology’s subject matter is diverse, ranging from crime to religion, from the family to the state, from the divisions of race and social class to the shared beliefs of a common culture, and from social stability to radical change in whole societies. Unifying the study of these diverse subjects of study is sociology’s purpose of understanding how human action and consciousness both shape and are shaped by surrounding cultural and social structures.

Students should work with their advisor to tailor course selections to align with their chosen transfer university. The transfer plans on this page shows a tailored example for a university commonly chosen by Lee College students. However, students may choose to continue their education at any university.

What Will I Learn?

Students will gain a basic understanding of society through the study of historical events, human social relationships, institutions, governing bodies, and economic development. The sociology concentration prepares students for transfer to a four-year institution where students can pursue a Bachelor's degree in Sociology or other related fields.

What Can I Do with This Course of Study?
Sociology Lamar Transfer Plan