Through the sociological studies program, you will gain an understanding of human social interaction in groups, organizations, regions, and nations of the world. This program will provide you with knowledge and skills applicable to careers in the private sector as well as government, non-profit, and social service sectors. A sociological studies degree can prepare you for many different fields, including social justice advocacy, healthcare, criminal and civil justice, business, and technology, or for graduate school.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Sociology?

Career opportunities that might be pursued:

  • Research and analysis
  • Youth advocacy
  • Social services
  • Rehabilitation counseling

With further education, one of these paths is possible:

  • Attorney
  • Counselor
  • University professor
  • Researcher

University Requirements

To receive a bachelor's degree at Northern Arizona University, you must complete at least 120 units of credit that minimally includes a major, the liberal studies requirements, and university requirements as listed below.

  • All of Northern Arizona University's liberal studies, diversity, junior-level writing, and capstone requirements.
  • All requirements for your specific academic plan(s).
  • At least 30 units of upper-division courses, which may include transfer work.
  • At least 30 units of coursework taken through Northern Arizona University, of which at least 18 must be upper-division courses (300-level or above). This requirement is not met by credit-by-exam, retro-credits, transfer coursework, etc.
  • A cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 on all work attempted at Northern Arizona University.

Campus Availability

  • Yuma
  • Online
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Sept. 2019
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