Sociology is the scientific study of human society, including ways in which groups, social institutions, and individuals affect each other. Sociology courses may include an introductory to sociology, social problems, marriage and the family, human sexuality, minority studies, social psychology, criminology, and drug use and abuse.

Sociology courses are listed under the four-letter rubrics (course prefixes) SOCI and SOCW.


Taking English classes at North Lake College is an affordable way to get started before transferring to a four-year college or university. NLC liberal arts students benefit from small class sizes, dedicated instructors and free tutoring.