Sociology (BS)

Sociology is the study of social life, social change and the social causes and consequences of human behavior. The BS program in sociology offers courses on contemporary social issues that range from crime to population trends. Sociology courses also explore social institutions such as family, education, religion and the workplace. Students develop proficiency in written communication, computer skills, statistical analysis and research methodology.

Degree Offered

Sociology (BS)
Liberal Arts & Sciences, The College of

Tempe, Online

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Career Outlook

An undergraduate degree in sociology provides excellent preparation for future graduate work in:

  • law
  • medicine and counseling
  • social work
  • sociological research

The degree also prepares undergraduates for direct entry into positions in:

  • business
  • government
  • social service