Bachelor Programs in Sociology

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Sociology

Sociology focuses on the study of society and social behavior. Bachelor of Sociology programs generally have four main focus areas; composition, organization, culture, and development and courses are derived from these four areas of study. Curriculum for Bachelor of Sociology programs may also include computers, research methodologies, communication, statistics or contemporary social issues, such as social media. Specializations are also available along with opportunities for internships and practical experience.

A wide plethora of career options are available for Bachelor of Sociology graduates. Some common options for careers are in the fields of social work, healthcare, medical ethics, business, human resources, business management, counseling, academia and private research firms. It is truly a growing field with a myriad of opportunities and large room for career growth and further academic advancement.

Sociology is about society, culture and human interaction. If this interests you, then consider a Bachelor of Sociology. Learn more now by reading below and finding the Bachelor of Sociology program that is perfect for you!

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Bachelor in Economics, Politics, and Social Thought

Bard College Berlin
Campus Full time 8 semesters October 2018 Germany Berlin

he BA degree in Economics, Politics, and Social Thought provides disciplinary training in economics and politics within the framework of a core program in intellectual history that encourages the thoughtful and culturally well informed application of social-scientific methodology and principle. All students receive a foundational training in the basic tools of economic analysis and modeling, as well as an introduction to political theory and social and historical studies. [+]

Bachelors in Sociology. The BA degree in Economics, Politics, and Social Thought provides disciplinary training in economics and politics within the framework of a core program in intellectual history that encourages the thoughtful and culturally well informed application of social-scientific methodology and principle. All students receive a foundational training in the basic tools of economic analysis and modeling, as well as an introduction to political theory and social and historical studies. At the advanced level, students choose a specialization in either economics or politics, and complete modules on comparative global issues, access to choice and decision making, and on key ideas, movements, methods, and challenges in each field. Throughout the degree, emphasis is placed on refining writing and developing mathematical and analytical skills. Regular assignment work for seminar classes is designed to ensure that students progress toward successful independent research, reflected in the BA thesis in the fourth year. Additional advantages and opportunities conferred by the BA program include an internship course and placement network, language study in German from beginner to advanced level, a wide range of electives in literature, philosophy, the practising arts. Study abroad is possible at Bard’s other campuses, and through ERASMUS, and international partner agreements with universities in Brazil and Hong Kong. Degree Requirements and Structure [-]

Bachelor in Sociology, Politics & Economics

Zeppelin University
Campus Full time 4 years August 2018 Germany Friedrichshafen

For those who think and calculate outside the box. Analyzers and modelers. Bleeding-hearts and doubters. Those who are disciplined and irritated. Yes-men and naysayers. Those who are decided and hesitant. Please note: German language skills required! [+]

For those who think and calculate outside the box. Analyzers and modelers. Bleeding-hearts and doubters. Those who are disciplined and irritated. Yes-men and naysayers. Those who are decided and hesitant. Please note: German language skills required! SPE is a study program taught in German. Among others, it addresses the following questions: How do you formulate the basic concepts of power, money, law, of war and peace, of games and machinations? What is the difference between society on the one hand, and politics and economic activity on the other? How is the market economy changing under the conditions of international political coordination? How does a democracy work under the conditions of multinational corporations, speculative capital markets, and fluctuating protest movements? To what extent do social inequality, poverty, and exclusion threaten social peace? How do politics and law shape the conflicts of global society? How do migration and urbanization change people´s living conditions? Interdisciplinary way Based on topics such as urbanity, sustainability or migration, the study program SPE combines the points of view of the disciplines of sociology, political science, and economics. SPE students work in an interdisciplinary way in order to find comprehensive solutions to the important questions of our society. The study program is to enable them to deal with the problems, dates, ideas, and arguments of different social fields of activity in a knowledge-based and discursive way. The study program enables you to do both: to continue your studies in advanced master programs, or to acquire professional skills to... [-]

Bachelor of Social Work

Parkland College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Canada Yorkton

Students wishing to pursue the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) from the University of Regina can take the entire degree at Parkland College in Yorkton. Applicants must first enroll in the Social Work Qualifying Program. Qualifying students must complete 30 university credit hours before applying to be fully accepted to the BSW Program. [+]

Students wishing to pursue the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) from the University of Regina can take the entire degree at Parkland College in Yorkton. Applicants must first enroll in the Social Work Qualifying Program. Qualifying students must complete 30 university credit hours before applying to be fully accepted to the BSW Program.

To graduate with a BSW, students must successfully complete both the General University Studies (GUS) and the Social Work (SW) portions of our program. Each portion is worth 60 credit hours totaling 120 credit hours of university studies, including the courses taken in the qualifying program.

Why Parkland College?

“I chose Parkland College because it is close to home. The best thing about the College is the small class sizes. I would recommend Parkland College because of the awesome instructors, scholarship opportunities and small-town feel.”... [-]


Bachelor of Arts (Honours or General) in Sociology

University of Windsor, Undergraduate
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Canada Windsor

Sociology is the study of societies, social life, and social change. It investigates social, cultural and demographic issues in Canada and around the world. Topics covered include: sexuality, popular culture, inequality, migration, race, ethnicity, class, gender, values, health, family dynamics, law, social movements, institutions, and community. [+]

Program Description

Sociology is the study of societies, social life, and social change. It investigates social, cultural and demographic issues in Canada and around the world. Topics covered include: sexuality, popular culture, inequality, migration, race, ethnicity, class, gender, values, health, family dynamics, law, social movements, institutions, and community.

A degree in sociology provides rigorous training in fundamental research, analytical, and communication skills, research ethics, social research techniques and design, and theory. Our comprehensive program fosters critical thinking and evidence based arguments. It is research driven and attentive to global, national, and local dynamics and issues.... [-]


In Social Education Degree

Instituto Politécnico de Santarém
Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 Portugal Santarem

The course of Social Education aims to qualify future educators as educational social intervention technicians who develop action with a public diversity towards improving the quality of life, promoting the personal and social development of individuals, in particular by monitoring the socialization and integration in various socio educational settings. [+]

Bachelors in Sociology. Duration: 3 Years Benefits: Accommodation Education provided in Portuguese: Rates *: Application - 35 € Annual - 2500 € (without accommodation) 3000 € (accommodation) Use - 35 € * The following values ​​will be timely subject to confirmation Goals: The course of Social Education intended to qualify future educators as educational social intervention technicians who develop action with a public diversity towards improving the quality of life, promoting the personal and social development of individuals, in particular by monitoring the socialization and integration in various social contexts educational. Although it intervened often in contexts of exclusion or social risk, social educator downstream acts and upstream, in very different institutional spaces, developing an educational activity that is distinguished by non-formal bias and favors the possibility of involving the motivation and participation of the subjects target. It is intended to form so educators can mobilize multifaceted responses, integrating intervention partnership networks and boost socio educational, cultural, recreational, educational, occupational. This multi-purpose nature of their training allows them to not only lead the planning and implementation of intervention projects, but also the proximity to people in their everyday life contexts. Employability: Are potential different workplaces types of institutions / organizations in the field of educational social intervention - particularly dependent services of ministerial bodies, networks of charities, municipalities, compassion, non-governmental organizations: social rehabilitation institutions; care institutions for children and young people; occupation of leisure centers; homes and day centers for the elderly; institutions operating in the field of drug dependence;... [-]

Bachelor of Social Sciences in Sustainability, Technology, and Society

Centennial College
Campus Full time September 2018 Hong Kong

The Major aims to take students on a historical, philosophical, scientific, techno-scientific, cultural and practical journey into the concept of sustainability. [+]

The Major aims to take students on a historical, philosophical, scientific, techno-scientific, cultural and practical journey into the concept of sustainability. The predicament faced by an increasing and more affluent human population on our finite planet Earth, particularly crises induced by the inseparable daily use of technology on a global scale, make the concepts of sustainability and sustainable development key to our future success as a species and amongst the most hotly debated topics of contemporary society. The debates cry out for logical and knowledgeable leadership and a better educated populace that can make informed judgments and decisions. Therefore, it lays the ground work for those who wish to work or go on further specialist studies in sustainability, by providing some more focused knowledge concerning the environment, necessary for today’s corporate culture and essential to policy making. [-]

BEd Social Studies

Presbyterian University College
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years September 2018 Ghana Akropong + 1 more

This programme is multi disciplinary in nature and draws on disciplines such as Economics, Sociology, Geography, Planning, Education and Administration. It is designed to equip the student-teachers with reflective and critical thinking skills which enable them to discuss intelligently, issues and problems encountered in the society. [+]

Bachelors in Sociology. The new BEd Social Studies is affiliated to the University of Cape Coast and will be offered on the Akropong Campus. Programme Content This programme is multi disciplinary in nature and draws on disciplines such as Economics, Sociology, Geography, Planning, Education and Administration. It is designed to equip the student-teachers with reflective and critical thinking skills which enable them to discuss intelligently, issues and problems encountered in the society. Job Opportunities The programme prepares the student-teachers to teach in Basic and Second Cycle Institutions. It also prepares them to effectively participate in economic, civic and political activities in the society. Graduates can be employed as Teachers, Development Consultants, Development Analysts with National Development Planning Commission, Development Planning Officers, Social Policy Analysts, Environmental Analysts and Researchers at Research Organizations. Date of Commencement: September 2016 Available Modules: Regular and Weekend (Long Vacation Module PROGRAMME starts from June 2017) Programme Duration WASSCE/SSSCE/A-LEVEL Holders: 4 years Diploma Holders: The duration is 2 years Admission Requirements General Entry Requirements for WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants: Senior High School Applicants must possess at least grade A1-C6 in WASSCE and A-D in SSCE in three (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies) plus three (3) elective subjects, including one of the following: Geography, History/Government and Economics. The total aggregate of the six subjects should not exceed 36 for WASSCE Applicants and 24 for SSSCE Applicants. General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level Applicants: Passes in three (3) subject including one of the... [-]

Bachelor in International Liberal Arts: Sociology

International College of Liberal Arts - Yamanashi Gakuin University
Campus Full time April 2018 Japan Kōfu

Theories determine consciously or unconsciously our perception of reality. We can increase our knowledge of the social world by applying different theories to a certain social issue, because we will be able to see it from different perspectives. [+]

Bachelor in International Liberal Arts: Sociology Social Theory Theories determine consciously or unconsciously our perception of reality. We can increase our knowledge of the social world by applying different theories to a certain social issue, because we will be able to see it from different perspectives. This course introduces students to the major classical and contemporary social theories. We discuss their advantages and disadvantages. And we apply these theories to relevant contemporary social problems. This is an interactive lecture-type course. Students are required to complete homework assignments prior to class, to contribute frequently to class discussions, to make a presentation, and to write a mid-term test and a final paper. Objectives At the end of this course, students should be able to: (i) understand the major social theories, (ii) compare, contrast and critically analyze theories, (iii) use social theories as schemes of interpretation in order to analyze social problems from different perspectives, (iv) apply theories creatively to everyday life, and (v) write about social theory in clear and concise prose. Methods of Social Research This course provides students with the general understanding of social research. Social research method has two major aspects: quantitative and qualitative aspects. This course mentions both aspects with some practical exercise, such as comparative reading of quantitative and qualitative literatures, a group project on survey implementation exercise, and introductory practice of statistical software on a computer. Active participation to class discussions and voluntary contribution to the group project are strongly expected. Objectives The course aims to:... [-]

Transfer Bachelor in Sociology and Psychology

South Puget Sound Community College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Lacey Olympia + 1 more

How does culture affect economic and political outcomes? Why are criminal rates dropping across the developed world? Why are various forms of inequality increasing? Sociology students explore human interaction and community: they ask how and why do individuals and large groups relate to each other as well as their surroundings. [+]

Bachelors in Sociology. The Associate in Arts is designed for persons interested in transferring to a four-year college or university. Students who successfully complete degree requirements and elective courses recommended for their specific area of study will transfer to most four-year degree programs with junior standing. PROGRAM OUTCOMES General education introduces students to the content and methodology of the major areas of knowledge – communication, the humanities and fine arts, the natural sciences, mathematics and the social sciences – and helps them develop the intellectual skills that will make them more effective life-long learners. The College’s general education program intended to meet the transfer requirements of the four-year colleges and universities as outlined in the Intercollegiate Relations Commission Handbook. South Puget Sound Community College prepares recipients of the Associate in Arts degree to: Communicate effectively Think logically and critically Evaluate and process quantitative and symbolic data Understand themselves in relation to others in a multicultural world Understand ethical responsibilities and consequences Society, Services & Education Study important patterns in human interaction, from past to present. Make a difference in people’s lives. Our innovative division of Society, Services, and Education brings together the study of human interactions with chances to make a real difference in people’s lives. Our social science programs will help you to understand and interpret our past and our current relationships and societies. Our courses, degrees, and certificates in Fire and Emergency Services and Early Childhood Education are designed to get you the skills you need to make... [-]

Bachelor in Sociology

Aquinas College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Grand Rapids

The Sociology Department has a community-based learning curriculum that brings sociological ideas alive to students by expanding the boundaries of the classroom and exposing students to experiences and opportunities in the community as part of their course work. [+]

Why Study Sociology? The Sociology Department has a community-based learning curriculum that brings sociological ideas alive to students by expanding the boundaries of the classroom and exposing students to experiences and opportunities in the community as part of their course work. How We're Different Monsignor Bukowski, the first Aquinas sociologist, taught labor relations, was active in civil rights, and led Appalachia service-learning trips. Sociology graduates make a difference in non-profit, criminal justice, social work, business, law, and college teaching careers. Professors have diverse specializations including gender, social work, organizations, community, inequalities, sustainable urban development, social psychology, subcultures, ethnography, and culture. Sociology Professor Dr. Susan Haworth-Hoeppner received the 2014 Midwest Sociological Society’s Jane Addams Outstanding Service Award. Sociology students receive community-based learning with Grand Rapids agencies seeking solutions to social problems. The course Indigenous Peoples of the Great Lakes is taught by Ron Yob, Chief of the Grand River Bands of Ottawa Indians. We partner with Grand Rapids Public Schools on Girls Empowering Together (G.E.T.), an after-school leadership program. Aquinas is one of only six Michigan private colleges with an Alpha Kappa Delta chapter, a sociology honor society. Students plan career paths in Sociology Preparatory Course, and meet alumni who use sociology in their work. Students learn critical thinking skills needed to understand, analyze, and act in a complex world - in sociology, dissent in the classroom is welcomed. Major Requirements Forty (40) credit hours. Required courses: SY101 SY103 SY105 SY/PG202 SY291 SY312 SY375 SY403 Fifteen (15) hours of electives in... [-]

Bachelor in Sociology and Social Informatics

Higher School of Economics
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

The programme aims to train specialists who gather and process data using up-to-date technology and methodology. First-year students study Humanities, Social Sciences and several additional courses which help them to develop critical thinking, practical skills and methodology of sociological research. [+]

Bachelors in Sociology. The programme aims to train specialists who gather and process data using up-to-date technology and methodology. First-year students study Humanities, Social Sciences and several additional courses which help them to develop critical thinking, practical skills and methodology of sociological research. The graduates of the programme possess the knowledge and skills in data selection strategies that give them the opportunity to become competitive on the labor market in in a variety of professional fields. International Admission Requirements International applicants to this Bachelor’s degree programme should meet the General Undergraduate Admission Requirements and the following programme-specific requirements: Successful passing of 2 entrance examinations: Math English language International applicants can choose the language of examinations – English or Russian. In 2017 international applicants might be provided with the opportunity to pass entrance examinations in proctoring form in their home country or in person in St. Petersburg. Applicants receive the guidelines for exams registration after the interview with Programme’s selection committee. [-]

Bachelor in Sociology

Northern Arizona University
Campus or Online Full time Part time 4 years September 2018 USA Flagstaff + 1 more

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. [+]

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 [-]

Degree In Social Education

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Spain A Coruña

Educators and social educators are professionals responsible for responding to social inequalities from education, but also from perspectives linked to social welfare policies. [+]

Bachelors in Sociology. Introduction Educators and social educators are professionals responsible for responding to social inequalities from education, but also from perspectives linked to social welfare policies. Why study the degree Volume 1 of the White Paper of the degree program in pedagogy and social education concludes that the demand for these studies far exceeds the offer made by university institutions, being a degree that enjoys great acceptance. The multipurpose nature of the degree in social education guarantees its presence in a wide variety of areas of intervention in the public, private and non-profit sectors. Structure of the Study 1st Course Theory of Education Design and Development of Socio-Educational Action Developmental Psychology Social psychology Sociology Social Pedagogy Gender, Equality and Education Permanent Education Information Technology and Social Communication Environmental Education and Culture of Sustainability 2nd Course Education History Organization and Management of Socio-educational Institutions Multicultural Education Social Services and Social Welfare Intervention in Family Risk Contexts Education of Minors in Social Security and Conflict Sociocultural Animation and Management Adult and Senior Education Research Methods Dynamics of Communication and Collaboration in Socio-Educational Action 3rd Course Occupational Guidance Socio-educational Action with Minorities and Vulnerable Groups Psychogerontology Psychological Intervention in Disabilities Techniques of Collection and Analysis of Information Evaluation Methods of Socio-educational Programs and Services Practicum I Sociology of Education Anthropology of Education Resources and Strategies for Intervention in Leisure Employment Orientation and Policies 4th Course Practicum II Community Psychology Development and Prevention of Addictive Behaviors Philosophical Issues of the Contemporary World Education... [-]

Bachelor in Liberal Arts and Sciences (Amsterdam University College)

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Netherlands Amsterdam

As a student at Amsterdam University College (AUC), you will learn to analyse complex issues from different perspectives by drawing on various academic fields of knowledge... [+]

Liberal Arts and Sciences: Analyse Complex Issues As a student at Amsterdam University College (AUC), you will learn to analyse complex issues from different perspectives by drawing on various academic fields of knowledge. Discussions start with the ‘big questions’ in science and society and lead to in-depth study in a wide range of academic disciplines. The curriculum features six interdisciplinary themes: Energy, Climate and Sustainability; Life, Evolution and the Universe; Health and Well-being; Information, Communication, Cognition; Social Systems; and Cities and Cultures. These themes will provide you with a solid orientation as you decide on your major in the sciences, social sciences or humanities. As a member of the AUC student community, you will be part of a vibrant international group of young people interested in studying real-world problems that cross the boundaries of academic disciplines. By working in a diverse environment of different languages and cultures, you will develop your creativity, critical thinking, and your problem-solving and communication skills. AUC students live and study together on our modern international campus, located in Science Park Amsterdam. Studying at AUC is a true intercultural and social learning experience. Future prospects As an AUC graduate you will be in possession of an internationally recognized Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Sciences degree. You will be qualified to apply for Master’s-level studies at major universities in both the Netherlands and abroad, potentially going on to pursue a PhD. You may also, of course, decide to embark on a career in the corporate world,... [-]

Sociology

Universidade Nova de Lisboa - Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Portugal Lisbon

Education objectives 1)Understanding of the specificity of sociological knowledge in relation to other social sciences and common sense knowledge; 2)Knowledge and understanding of the principal concepts and theoretical approaches of Sociology; 3)Knowledge and understanding of sociological approaches to different topic areas of scientific and professional application; [+]

Bachelors in Sociology. Education objectives 1)Understanding of the specificity of sociological knowledge in relation to other social sciences and common sense knowledge; 2)Knowledge and understanding of the principal concepts and theoretical approaches of Sociology; 3)Knowledge and understanding of sociological approaches to different topic areas of scientific and professional application; 4)Ability to communicate sociological knowledge in an accurate and significant form to specialists and non-specialists; 5)Knowledge and understanding of the principles and applications of the main strategies, methods and techniques of sociological research; 6)Ability to select and apply, under scientific supervision, these concepts and tools to the analysis, problematisation and investigation of social phenomena and problems, taking into account the ethical and deontological implications of the investigation; 7)Ability to communicate the procedures, results and implications of the investigation in an accurate and significant form to specialists and non-specialists; 8)Skills necessary to undertake further training for specialisation purposes, professional qualification or to acquire new skills for basic research under supervision; 9)Scientific skills to perform training or teaching tasks, following the acquisition of additional pedagogic skills. Access conditions Students may be admitted to Higher Education through the National Competition for Access to Higher Education, special competitions/regimes and entry systems, re-enrolment systems, course changes and transfers. To apply for access to higher education through the National Competition, students must fulfill the requirements described in DGES/Access to Higher Education. Degree pre-requisites Duration: 3 years/6 semesters. Students must perform 180 credits: 66 credits based in the compulsory curricular units, 84 credits in a set of elective... [-]