Sociology, BA

Sociology graduates have successful careers in such diverse occupations as nonprofit business consultation, health care, gerontology, risk management and insurance fundraising and advocacy groups, international relations, state and federal government agency administration, urban and community planning, military officer, career management, evaluation research, seminar and workshop consultations, public opinion polling, market research and employee relations. 

To graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology, a student must complete at least 121 credit hours of course work. Course work includes general education courses, as well as a wide range of Sociology courses.  Sociology majors must complete an internship in their junior or senior year.  Sociology majors are encouraged to complete a minor and/or develop a specific area of interest, such as law studies, woman and gender issues or health promotion. A minimum grade of “C” is required in most Sociology courses.