Bachelor of Arts in Sociology

The Department of Sociology within the College of Liberal Arts offers a bachelor’s degree in sociology. Students interested in the study of society and social classes should major in sociology. This B.A. degree is a good option for students with a desire to pursue careers in criminal justice, political science and journalism, among other industries. Upon completion of the program, sociology students will improve analytical and writing skills as well as enhance research and statistical analysis skills.

These topics are studied at two different levels: (1) theoretical understanding of major social issues through critical thinking and (2) practical application of research skills through training in statistics and research methods.

To complete the B.A. in Sociology, undergraduate students must complete a minimum of 27 sociology credits, as well as complete a minor program within the College of Liberal Arts for a minimum of 18 credits.



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