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Sociology is the scientific study of social life. It is the exploration of social change and a lens into the complexity of the causes and consequences of human behavior. Sociology is an empowering subject that allows you to locate yourself in social space.

Mission Statement:

The mission of the PVC Sociology Department is to provide our students with the knowledge, tools, and skills to successfully navigate their complex social world and to achieve their personal and professional goals.

Career Opportunities:

Are you fascinated with people and their social interactions? Are you a people watcher? Do you have a passion to understand the threads that hold families, communities, institutions, and nations together? Do you have a strong desire to make a difference in society, perhaps in the world? Sociology may just offer you the career possibilities you are seeking.

Here are a few of the avenues Sociology can open to you.

  • Community Planning
  • Demographic Research
  • Government Consulting
  • Health Services Consulting
  • Market Research
  • Personnel Management
  • Private Sector Corporate Consulting
  • Program Development
  • Social Service Administration
  • Sociological Research
  • Teaching Sociology
  • Urban Planning
Contact Us

Behavioral Science Division
Paradise Valley Community College
18401 N 32nd Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85032
Office: M182
Phone: (602) 787-6773

The college of you.