Online Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology
Delve into the scientific study of society and its social rules and processes, including social relationship patterns, social interaction and culture with your Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Ashford University.
Your Bachelor of Arts in Sociology will provide you with the ability to demonstrate knowledge of basic sociological concepts, apply major sociological theoretical perspectives and analyze critically major sociological issues. You will study the social lives of humans, groups and societies from the anonymous contact of individuals to the global social process that will instill an appreciation for cultural and social diversity. Focus on how and why people are organized in society, separately as individuals as well as together as members of professional organizations, groups, or voluntary associations.
When you complete your Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, you will be prepared for a career in which a broad background and general knowledge in the field of sociology are requirements. You may choose to enter one of the areas of business or industry for which your degree has prepared you or pursue careers with local, state, or federal government. You may also consider a career in any of the following areas in which the concepts of sociology can be applied:
- Human Services
- Public Relations
- Mental Health
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You may also choose to delve deeper into other areas of sociology when you add a specialization to your degree program. A specialization consists of four (4) courses, each worth three (3) credits. These courses are taught online as part of your degree program. For more detailed information, see the Courses tab. This program offers one specialization:
Political Science & Government
Learn about the complex inner workings of the United States government and the global environment. Discover how your elected officials represent your interests with a specialization in Political Science & Government.
Your courses in this program are taught by graduate-degreed faculty with real-world experience in the fields they teach. In addition, you can transfer up to 90 approved credits toward your Bachelor's degree and accelerate your degree completion.
If this program fits your personal and professional goals, contact Ashford University at 866.711.1700 to learn more, or request additional information.