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Bachelors in Sociology   

Ever wonder why the ‘hot’ toys of ​the year always seem to be sold out around the holidays, and then, miraculously, available ​right after? Ever wonder why, (obviously) fake canned laughter is present in most sitcoms? And lastly, ever wonder why normal, level headed people get into heated bidding wars for online items?

The answer is social influence. And the answer to social influence is Sociology.

Sociology Summary​

In this online Sociology program, ​you’ll systematically study society and will walk away with a broader understanding of why your world is the way it is.

The online Sociology courses examine the macro-structures and processes that affect society and the impact they have on individuals, such as:

  • Race/Ethnicity/Gender
  • Globalization and family dynamics
  • Social class stratification


Why this Bachelors Degree in Sociology

In this program you’ll find the answers to a number of social questions through peer-group work, engaging classroom discussion and plenty of opportunities for interaction with faculty.

Skills and Competencies

Skills you will get with this degree include:

  • communication skills
  • interpersonal skills
  • leadership skills
  • analytical skills
  • computer literacy
  • cross-cultural understanding
  • business sense

This accredited online BA in Sociology program maintains a standard class size and fosters an opportunity for you to network (and meet peers).



Why Get a Degree in Sociology?

Sociologists study group life. So, sociology jobs are nearly limitless.

With a sociology degree you can excel in the following careers:

Public Sector
  • Political Scientists
  • Anthropologists
  • Psychologists


Corporate, nonprofit, government
  • HR Managers
  • Urban Planners
  • Criminologists


The largest outlet for Sociologists is in Academia, where you can work as an instructor or a professor, teaching in colleges and universities, advising students, conducting research, and publishing work. 

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