Liberal Arts and Sciences – Sociology Concentration


Purpose and Content

  • The Sociology Concentration is mainly a transfer program for students majoring in Sociology who are interested in pursuing a baccalaureate degree or higher in the field. The program addresses social institutions, social organizations, and social inequalities while providing a broad foundation in the several specializations in Sociology.

Transfer and Career Opportunities

  • This program prepares students to pursue a baccalaureate degree in Sociology and related fields such as Social Work. Students will also receive a foundation in the study of human societies, which will serve them well in careers in social services and policy, human relations, applied research, education, and marketing/communications.

Advisement Notes

Key Courses in Common Core

  • I.A. EN101 and EN102
  • I.B. Math/Quant Reasoning
  • I.C. Life & Physical Sciences
  • II.A. World Cultures/Global Issues: HI110, HI111 or HI112
  • II.B. U.S. Experience/Diversity: HI125, HI127, HI128, HI136, PLSC101
  • II.C. Creative Expression
  • II.D. Individual and Society: SOCY100 or 200 series, ANTH101, CRIM102, UBST101;

Note: Sociology Majors are strongly recommended to take SOCY101; SOCY220, 230 or

275; and SOCY240 or 250.

  • II.E. Scientific World

Suggested First Semester

CoursePathways DesignationCredits
EN 101 I.A 3
MA or Lab Science I.B or I.C 3
SOCY 101 II.D 3
HI 110/111/112 II.A 3
SP 211 II.B 3

Cultural Centers

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Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

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QPAC: Performing Arts Center

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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QCC Art Gallery

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.