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

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center
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.

Queensborough Performing Arts Center
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.

Queensborough Art Gallery
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.