Bachelor of Science Degrees in Sociology

Compare 9 Undergraduate Studies in Sociology

Sociology

A Bachelor of Science in Sociology offers an in-depth look at societies, how they function, and how they influence and interact with their inhabitants. Students learn to look at societies and peoples with a sociological lens in order to understand and evaluate social constructs. This behavior-centered degree is well-suited for those who are fascinated by people and how they interact with their social milieu.

What is a BSc in Sociology? A Bachelors of Science in Sociology is a degree that focuses on the study of society and the social behavior that is integrated therein. The study extends to how societies develop, change, and interact with one another. It is a social science degree that equips students with the conceptual framework to identify, discuss, and solve the social ills that occur today around the world, such as poverty, lack of education, fatherlessness, domestic violence, child abuse, teen parenthood, unemployment, racism, sexism, inequality, and overpopulation. Students take away a theoretical foundation requisite to understand and change these important social issues.

The benefits of receiving this type of degree are manyfold. Not only do students come away with a marketable and relevant skill and knowledge base, they also gain a better understanding of the world around them, why societies are the way they are, why people are the way they are, and how people and societies interact.

The cost of a sociology degree varies from college to college and from country to country. More information regarding tuition and fees can be found from specific college and university admissions or financial departments.

Graduates from a sociology program are qualified to work in a number of fields, including human services, criminal justice, community activism, personal relations, childcare, casework, and domestic relations. Graduates working in these and other fields leverage their knowledge of human behavior to make a difference on a personal level for many.

If you are interested in starting a Bachelor of Science in Sociology, then allow us to direct you to a program that will fit your career goals. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

Read More

Sociology

International Accelerator
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Boston

In sociology, you will discover and explain patterns of human behavior. You will learn how society functions and how you function within society. You may also elect to follow the department’s concentration in criminology. [+]

BScs in Sociology. Sociology You are not only interested in individual human behavior, but also fascinated by how humans behave in groups. About Sociology In sociology, you will discover and explain patterns of human behavior. You will learn how society functions and how you function within society. You may also elect to follow the department’s concentration in criminology. Possible Careers Case worker Community organizer Counselor Crisis worker Law enforcement officer Lawyer Program Requirements Once you're student at our university, you'll need to meet the requirements below to continue pursuing this major. 2.0 GPA in all coursework (2.5 GPA for transfer) grade of “C” or better in ENGL 1001 3 hours completed in a general education analytical reasoning course 2.5 GPA required for Psychology, Communication Disorders, Secondary Education: English, Secondary Education: History, Secondary Education: French, and Secondary Education: Spanish majors [-]

BSc in Sociology

Kwararafa University
Campus Full time 4 years March 2018 Nigeria Wukari

Kwararafa University Wukari, was licensed as Wukari Jubilee by the National Universities Commission in 2005. It took off in March, 2006 with 61 students as the first and only community owned University in Nigeria, the first University in Taraba State and the second private University in the North East Geopolitical zone of Nigeria. [+]

Kwararafa University Wukari, was licensed as Wukari Jubilee by the National Universities Commission in 2005. It took off in March, 2006 with 61 students as the first and only community owned University in Nigeria, the first University in Taraba State and the second private University in the North East Geopolitical zone of Nigeria. Vision To become a first class institution in pursuit of knowledge and scholarship through teaching, research and community service, geared towards inculcating knowledge and entrepreneurial skills to students that will enable them to be productive and self-reliant. Mission To provide a conducive environment for the development of effective and virile indigenous human and material resources for the development of the nation. To produce graduates who are well-rounded in their disciplines and also imbued with necessary entrepreneurial skill to contribute meaningfully to the development of themselves in particular and society in general. To replace unemployment and career stagnation of graduates with creative ingenuity through well packaged programs and practical training. To provide sound education to Nigerians irrespective of religious affiliation, tribes, sex and political leaning. To create a nurturing and stimulating environment where the pursuit of excellence, development of self-discipline, creative thinking and individuality will thrive and also seen as essential components of cooperative society. Research Focus/Linkages The University is presently developing linkage programs with other Institutions and Universities around the world. The focus of research is in the areas: Peace and Conflict Resolution Food Science and Technology Mathematics Education Heritage Studies and Eco-Tourism The research focus is... [-]

BSc (Hons) Psychology with Sociology

Nottingham Trent University School of Social Sciences - Undergraduate
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Our psychology students are highly satisfied. 100% of our BSc (Hons) Psychology with Sociology full-time students are satisfied with the course overall. [+]

BScs in Sociology. BSc (Hons) Psychology with Sociology Our students would recommend us! In the latest National Student Survey 95% of our recent BSc (Hons) Psychology with Sociology students would recommend studying at NTU. (National Student Survey 2017). The BSc (Hons) Psychology with Sociology degree is a British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited course that combines comprehensive training in psychology with the study of the structure and dynamics of social systems and society as a whole. Our students benefit from weekly research seminars, over 80 academic experts, and they have access to first-class laboratory suites. The course covers all the core areas of Psychology stipulated by the BPS curriculum. This accounts for two-thirds of the course and includes the workings of the brain; the processes and mechanisms of human thinking, feeling and behaviour; and how psychologists, psychological research and therapy can make a tangible and positive difference to people’s lives and society. The remaining third of the curriculum considers the social structures of society and sociological perspectives on issues such as crime, gender and poverty. Degree options: BSc (Hons) Psychology with Sociology C8LH BSc (Hons) Psychology with Sociology (Sandwich) C8LJ – this is a 4 year course including a work placement year. Why choose this course? Teaching and research excellence By joining a psychology course at NTU you’ll be part of a research active community. You’ll design and carry out your own research in your final year and you may have the opportunity to compete for paid work as a research... [-]

BSc in International Sociology

Tilburg University
Campus Full time 3 years August 2018 Netherlands Tilburg

Study the relationship between individuals, groups and society, learn to understand social problems, and specialize in the analysis of social phenomena in the modern world by choosing one of two majors: 'Culture in comparative perspective' or 'Social risks in a changing world'. [+]

Study the relationship between individuals, groups and society, learn to understand social problems, and specialize in the analysis of social phenomena in the modern world by choosing one of two majors: 'Culture in comparative perspective' or 'Social risks in a changing world'. What is International Sociology International Sociology focuses on the dynamics between man and society. You study social themes such as migration, poverty and inequality, and cultural differences, while connecting these themes to politics and policy. You shape your own education. Depending on your ambitions and interests, you make a choice of two specializations: 'Culture in comparative perspective' or 'Social risks in a changing world'. International Sociology uses a comparative perspective on the Western world. This means that your personal background and experiences are of great value in our international classroom. During the program, you put into practice what you have learned in order to prepare for your career. You conduct exploratory sociological research and also do an internship. On top of that, the program in International Sociology offers the possibility to study abroad without study delay. What can you do after International Sociology As a sociologist, you are an expert in the field of social issues. These issues often occur in education, government or cultural institutions. Some graduates, for example, become policy advisors on culture at municipalities, whereas others become trainees at European organizations. Commercial companies and organizations employ graduates in sociology as well. Think, for example, of data analysts at insurers and energy companies, researchers at market... [-]

BSc in Sociology

Northern Arizona University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Flagstaff

A bachelor's degree in Sociology provides you with the flexibility to focus on special areas of interest, and internships are available to add to your interests in a variety of settings. [+]

BScs in Sociology. Sociology is an academic program in the liberal arts tradition that emphasizes the development of essential skills (such as writing, communication, analysis, and research) in the context of in-depth study of human social behavior and the dynamics of human societies. A bachelor's degree in Sociology provides you with the flexibility to focus on special areas of interest, and internships are available to add to your interests in a variety of settings. What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology? How does social context affect how you think and how you act? How do we shape social change? How does a society become religious or secular, liberal or conservative? How do communities organize? Why do humans usually follow the “rules” of society? If these questions interest you, then you are interested in what C. Wright Mills has called the “Sociological Imagination.” This “Sociological Imagination” allows you to grasp the intersection of both your own personal biography and the historical/social context of the society. The sociology program at Northern Arizona University will help you learn to apply sociological theory and methods to the study of issues in contemporary society and culture. You'll sharpen your critical thinking skills and gain knowledge about diversity, individual behavior, and group dynamics. Whether your career takes you into public service, private industry, or a non-governmental organization, the university's sociology program will help you understand-and act effectively-in the world around you. Career opportunities that might be pursued: Policy research and analysis Social... [-]

BSc in Secondary Education - History and Social Studies

Northern Arizona University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Flagstaff

This degree prepares future educators to teach their students both the tragedies of history and the lessons it offers for the future. The plan includes content-rich coursework as well as significant preparation in teaching, using best practices and applied theory. [+]

“Our history is not our destiny,” suggests Alan Cohen. This degree prepares future educators to teach their students both the tragedies of history and the lessons it offers for the future. The plan includes content-rich coursework as well as significant preparation in teaching, using best practices and applied theory. This program is nationally recognized by the National Council for the Social Studies. This program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Education in Secondary Education - History and Social Studies? As a high school educator who specializes in history and social studies, you'll give your students the context and knowledge they need to understand and participate in the world around them. In this program you'll tap into the areas of interest that pique your curiosity, such as U.S. history, world history, political science, economics, and geography. You can also take additional courses in other social sciences, like anthropology, psychology, and sociology. You’ll graduate with expertise in your chosen field, ready with the tools needed to shape the educational experiences of your students and build a curriculum that reaches everyone. Enjoy a rigorous and collaborative learning environment that will prepare you for a rewarding career in secondary education. If you earn excellent grades and successfully complete a senior thesis or an honors project, you become eligible to receive departmental honors when you graduate. Note: You must apply and be accepted to the College of Education’s teacher... [-]

Sociology BSc (Hons)

London South Bank University
Campus Full time Part time 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This course provides a stimulating and engaging exploration, from a global perspective, of human societies, cultures and behaviour. [+]

BScs in Sociology. Overview Sociology is the study of people, attempting to explain the interactions within society between different groups and individuals. This vast subject is full of intrigue and stimulating debates – from examining the relationship between people and the environment, to looking at how and why social norms develop. Multiple transferable skills These transferable skills mean that opportunities in a broad range of careers are possible. Teaching, marketing, public administration, the voluntary sector, social research, public relations, advertising and management are all common career choices for graduates. This course provides a stimulating and engaging exploration, from a global perspective, of human societies, cultures and behaviour. You'll critically and theoretically engage with changes that are re-shaping societies. The course modules address a variety of topics that will develop your understanding of power inequalities, sociological thought, and processes of social change and development. The lively and dynamic teaching team places particular emphasis on understanding the cultural diversity of contemporary society and on the construction of social identities based on sexuality, race, gender, religion and class. You'll also develop an appreciation of social research methods and gain important skills that will benefit you after graduation. Modules Year 1 Revolutions, wars and social change Issues in contemporary sociology Sociological imagination Politics, decision-making and democracy Researching social life Social and political problems Year 2 Social research skills 1 Gender, difference and equality Making identities Social research skills 2 Social theory and modernity Plus one optional module from: Globalisation and development: Africa and the... [-]

BSc (Hons) Criminology and Sociology

University Campus Suffolk
Campus Full time 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom Ipswich London Bury Saint Edmunds + 2 more

Sociology at UCS aims to equip students with the tools they need to understand the world they live in by developing relevant analytical and research skills. [+]

Overview Students studying Criminology and Sociology at UCS will be challenged to seek answers to fundamental questions such as: What is crime? Who are the criminals? Are we all equal before the law? What are the key features of recent social change? What is the relationship between order, violence and social life? And can we even think about a unified idea of a ‘society’ in an increasingly interconnected world? Criminology is an academic discipline with strong roots in Sociology, Psychology, Law, Social Policy and Philosophy. It is a discipline with a number of robust and lively theoretical and empirical debates. Through engaging in these debates students will gain the very important undergraduate skill of critical understanding. Students will challenge ‘common-sense’ notions of criminal and deviant behaviours by critically examining academic research and making informed decisions based on available evidence. Criminology is an inherently reflexive discipline in that it studies and deals with public issues that have a contested value basis. To this end, students will be introduced to a variety of research methods and ethical considerations, so that they can challenge and understand the limitations and ambiguities of research, whilst assessing its value. Sociology is a subject that developed with the modern world and its key task is to analyse the changing nature of the social world with particular reference to recent developments. Sociology at UCS aims to equip students with the tools they need to understand the world they live in by developing relevant analytical and research skills. The... [-]

BSc (Hons) Psychology and Sociology

University Campus Suffolk
Campus Full time Part time 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom Ipswich Bury Saint Edmunds London + 3 more

Contemporary Psychology is a scientific discipline dealing with human behaviour, cognition and action. In psychology at UCS you will explore and examine the interaction between mind and behaviour, the nature of the unconscious, the functioning of memory, individual behaviour in social situations, prejudice and altruism. [+]

BScs in Sociology. Overview Who am I and how do I live with others? The answer is in the link between our minds, our bodies, our selves, and other people. This is the central task of discovery involved in studying psychology and sociology. Contemporary Psychology is a scientific discipline dealing with human behaviour, cognition and action. In psychology at UCS you will explore and examine the interaction between mind and behaviour, the nature of the unconscious, the functioning of memory, individual behaviour in social situations, prejudice and altruism. Psychology at UCS equips students with a thorough grounding in each of the major fields: social psychology, developmental psychology, biological psychology, and cognitive psychology. The focus of the teaching and learning of psychology at UCS is on allowing students to explore fundamental questions about human behaviour, while learning about the importance of research, evidence collection and adherence to ethical codes. Sociology is a subject that developed with the modern world and its key task is to analyse the changing nature of the social world with particular reference to recent developments. Sociology at UCS aims to equip students with the tools they need to understand the world they live in by developing relevant analytical and research skills. The aim of the sociology joint programme is to produce knowledgeable sociologists who can develop sociologically informed arguments. Sociology at UCS is concerned with important classical and contemporary sociological debates in areas such as globalization, social stratification, gender and sexuality, technology, and sociological theory. It also... [-]