To apply for any MC Scholarship through AcademicWorks:
1. APPLY at https://midland.academicworks.com
2. Confirm the link sent to your email and complete application
3. Check your MC student email for notifications of award
4. Accept award & write your electronic thank you letter to the donor
*Already receiving a scholarship? Don't forget to update your application each semester! You will receive an email when it is time to do so.
Midland College has articulation agreements with a variety of schools and programs to assist our students with transferring to a university. Our curriculum maps, located in the catalog, provide a guided path for general transfer to our top five receiving institutions; however, your Pathways Advisor can assist you with a personalized plan for your specific transfer based on university and program. It is strongly recommended and encouraged that you contact your Pathways Advisor for assistance with course selection if you plan to transfer.
Sociology helps students to think critically about human social life, and how to ask important social research questions. Students learn how to think critically, evaluate, and communicate clearly, creatively, and effectively. These are all abilities of tremendous value in a wide variety of professions.
With a Bachelor’s Degree (BA) in Sociology, you may choose to pursue an advanced degree: MA, PhD, or JD.
With a BA, there are numerous employment opportunities. Many other paths may be open to you and additional education or training may be required.
- Wellington Webb, Mayor of Denver, Colorado
- Brett Schundler, Mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey
- Annette Strauss, Mayor of Dallas, Texas
- Shirley Chisholm, Congresswoman from New York
- Maxine Waters, Congresswoman from California
- Barbara Mikulski, US Senator from Maryland
- Tim Holden, Congressman from Pennsylvania
- Ronald Reagan, President of the United States
- Francis Perkins, Social Reformer and U.S. Secretary of Labor
- Richard Barajas, Chief Justice, Texas Supreme Court
- Michelle Obama, First Lady, Wife of President Barack Obama
- Saul Bellow, Novelist
- Regis Philbin, TV Host
- Dan Aykroyd, Actor/Blues Brother
- Robin Williams, Actor/Comedian
- Paul Shaffer, Bandleader on David Letterman Show and Saturday Night Live
- Dinah Shore, Singer
- Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Sex Therapist, Media's “Dr. Ruth”
- Kalpen Suresh Modi, White House Liaison for Arts and Humanities
- Alonzo Mourning, Miami Heat (NBA)
- Bryant Stith, Boston Celtics (NBA)
- Brian Jordan, Atlanta Braves (MLB)
- Joe Theismann, Washington Redskins (NFL)
- Eric Bjornson, Dallas Cowboys (NFL)
- Bobby Taylor, Philadelphia Eagles (NFL)
- Ahmad Rashad, Sportscaster
Other Public Figures
- Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King
- Roy Wilkins, Head of NAACP
- Rev. Jesse Jackson
- Rev. Ralph Abernathy
- Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, Archbishop of Washington, D.C.
- Saul Alinsky, Father of Community Organizing
- Emily Balch, Social Worker and Reformer, 1946 Nobel Peace Prize Winner
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