Sociology Program at Orange Coast College

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Sociology Program

The sociology program at Orange Coast College prepares students for careers in defense, social service, schools, software, publishing, and social work in local health agencies, government, and private corporations. The program focuses on the study of human social institutions and social relationships. Program courses include: social theory, sociological research methods, social organization and structure, social stratification and hierarchies, dynamics of social change, family structures, social deviance and control, social institutions, and social problems. Get more details below including other California colleges that offer sociology program.

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Students Enrolled in the Sociology Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Orange Coast College offers an associate's degree program in sociology.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male10
Female22

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian6
Black1
Hispanic14
White5
Multiple Races5
Non Resident Alien1

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Sociology program at Orange Coast College, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Regulatory Affairs Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate production activities of an organization to ensure compliance with regulations and standard operating procedures.

Sociologists

Description

Study human society and social behavior by examining the groups and social institutions that people form, as well as various social, religious, political, and business organizations. May study the behavior and interaction of groups, trace their origin and growth, and analyze the influence of group activities on individual members.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, sociologists employment is expected to shrink at a rate of -0.7% from 2014 to 2024

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Sociology Programs in California

Sociology programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Vanguard University of Southern California

Costa Mesa, CA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 35 students completed this program

Programs

  • Sociology (B)

Coastline Community College

Fountain Valley, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 18 students completed this program

Programs

  • Sociology (A)

University of California - Irvine

Irvine, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 220 students completed this program

Programs

  • Sociology (B,M,D)

Golden West College

Huntington Beach, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 26 students completed this program

Programs

  • Sociology (A)

Santa Ana College

Santa Ana, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 41 students completed this program

Programs

  • Sociology (A)

Irvine Valley College

Irvine, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 9 students completed this program

Programs

  • Sociology (A)

Chapman University

Orange, CA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 20 students completed this program

Programs

  • Sociology (B)

Chapman University - University College

Irvine, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 55 students completed this program

Programs

  • Sociology (B)

Santiago Canyon College

Orange, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 20 students completed this program

Programs

  • Sociology (A)

Cypress College

Cypress, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 22 students completed this program

Programs

  • Sociology (A)

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