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Take an in-depth look at contemporary human society, culture and social institutions that affect our lives and our workplaces. Start or complete your bachelor's degree in sociology through the continuing education program at Curry College.
Advance Your Career
Gain the knowledge and skills you need to advance in your current career or chart a new direction for your future while you acquire an understanding of key subject areas associated with inequality, age, gender, social class, race, and ethnicity. In classes with busy, working adults just like yourself, you'll study issues in social policy, methods of social change, conflict, urban cultures, social environments and the impact on family dynamics. You'll improve your skills in critical thinking, problem solving, presentation and communication as you apply theory to practice and acquire the academic foundation for future graduate work.
Set Your Own Pace
The time required to complete your degree depends on the number of courses you take each term, which you can determine according to your personal and professional responsibilities. With new courses beginning at Curry every eight weeks, your progress can be as fast or as flexible as you choose.
Take the Fast Track
Curry helps you fast-track your degree completion by offering:
- Transfer credit for courses completed at other colleges - with no time limit on transfer credits, including science courses. At least 30 credits must be completed at Curry College to earn a degree.
- College credit for equivalent education and relevant work experience.
- College credit for a passing score on CLEP, DANTES or Regents examinations.
Talk With a Curry College Advisor
You'll want to talk with one of our experienced advisors for information about courses, schedules, transfer credits, admission requirements, financial assistance and help with developing an educational plan that meets your needs. Contact the Curry continuing education office nearest you to make an appointment or request more information.
Apply to the continuing education bachelor's degree program in sociology whenever you're ready. Curry has no application fee. You can enroll in most continuing education courses while you're compiling the application materials. Once complete, we promptly review your materials and mail an acceptance letter to you. If you apply for financial aid, Curry's Student Financial Services Office will notify you after you are accepted about eligibility for a financial aid award.