Develop your skills in understanding people. You’ll dig into the social factors affecting institutions and organizations, including:
Sociology provides valuable insights into social factors that affect how institutions and organizations operate, to include race, ethnicity, gender, age, education, and social class.
It is common for sociology majors to find employment in the nonprofit sector as well as community and social movement organizations.
In addition to the course offerings, departmental majors are encouraged to work in community, social and/or correctional agencies where they can apply classroom knowledge to real problems.
Jobs in sociology are projected to grow 8.9% by the year 2028 nationally. The median annual wage is $50,090.
Many career paths like require specific licensures or an advanced degree. A Bachelor of Science in Sociology will prepare you to work in a wide range of fields, including:
To earn this degree, you will complete General Education courses plus at least 36 credit hours specific to your Bachelor of Science in Sociology degree.
Students should complete all 100-and 200-level requirements before accumulating 60 credit hours (junior status)