Sign In / Sign Out
- ASU Home
- My ASU
- Colleges & Schools
- Map & Locations
Sociology is the study of social life, social change and the social causes and consequences of human behavior. The BS in sociology trains students in written communication, computer skills, statistics and research methods. It offers a wide variety of substantive courses on contemporary social issues that range from crime to population trends and courses on social institutions such as the family, education and religion.
Liberal Arts & Sciences, College of
A major map outlines a major’s critical requirements, elective and required courses, and optimal course sequencing to help students stay on the right track to graduation.
Find and apply for relevant scholarships.
ASU has many financial aid options. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. In fact, more than 70 percent of all ASU students receive some form of financial assistance every year.
An undergraduate degree in sociology provides excellent preparation for future graduate work in:
The degree also prepares undergraduates for direct entry into positions in:
Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:
|Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary||15.12%||$76,020|
|Child, Family, and School Social Workers||12.33%||$41,530|
|City and Regional Planning Aides||17.77%||$37,140|
|Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other||15.7%||$41,060|
|Counselors, All Other||13.13%||$43,810|
|Healthcare Social Workers||22.39%||$49,830|
|Investment Fund Managers||7.32%||$100,890|
|Marriage and Family Therapists||14.46%||$46,670|
|Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers||19.54%||$39,980|
|Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists||19.28%||$48,190|
|Regulatory Affairs Managers||7.32%||$100,890|
|Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education||8.85%||$55,050|
|Social Science Research Assistants||17.77%||$37,140|
|Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other||15.12%||$69,890|
|Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary||15.12%||$63,250|
|Social Workers, All Other||12.78%||$54,560|
|Social and Community Service Managers||13.78%||$59,970|
|Social and Human Service Assistants||22.57%||$28,850|
|Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary||15.12%||$66,150|
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).