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Sociology Program at Palo Alto College (PAC)

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Sociology Program

The sociology program at Palo Alto 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 Texas 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. PAC offers an associate's degree program in sociology.

Students by Gender (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Male0
Female4

Students by Race (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Hispanic1
White3

Career Options for Graduates

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

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 & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, sociologists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 18.1% from 2010 to 2020

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Description:

    Teach courses in sociology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

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 Texas

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 = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Our Lady of the Lake University - San Antonio

San Antonio, TX
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Sociology (B,M)
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St Philips College

San Antonio, TX
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Sociology (A)
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San Antonio College

San Antonio, TX
Type: Community College

9 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Sociology (A)
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St. Mary's University

San Antonio, TX
Type: 4-Year Private College

8 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Sociology (B)
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Trinity University

San Antonio, TX
Type: 4-Year Private College

7 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Sociology (B)
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University of the Incarnate Word

San Antonio, TX
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Sociology (B)
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Northwest Vista College

San Antonio, TX
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Sociology (A)
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The University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio, TX
Type: 4-Year Public College

84 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Sociology (B,M)
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Texas Lutheran University

Seguin, TX
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Sociology (B)
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Texas State University

San Marcos, TX
Type: 4-Year Public College

110 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Sociology (B,M)