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 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. [+]

Bachelors in Sociology. 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... [-]

In Social Education Degree

Instituto Politécnico de Santarém
Campus Full time 3 years October 2017 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. [+]

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; health centers; associations... [-]

Bachelor in Sociology, Politics & Economics

Zeppelin University
Campus Full time 4 years August 2017 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! [+]

Bachelors in Sociology. 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... [-]

BEd Social Studies

Presbyterian University College
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years September 2017 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. [+]

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 following subjects Geography,... [-]

Joint Honours

University of Kent, School of History
Campus Full time September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

The School of History is renowned for its' flexible undergraduate programmes, and wide range of modules. For those who wish to combine the study of multiple disciplines, our '50:50' Joint Honours combinations provide even greater choice [+]

Bachelors in Sociology. The School of History is renowned for its' flexible undergraduate programmes, and wide range of modules. For those who wish to combine the study of multiple disciplines, our '50:50' Joint Honours combinations provide even greater choice for our undergraduates. Joint Honours programmes allow students to follow the same course structure as the History BA, whilst only choosing half the modules. The other half are assigned and administered by School responsible counterpart subject. Joint Honours combinations include: - History and American and Postcolonial Culture - History and Archaeological Studies - History and Comparative Literature - History and Computing - History and Drama - History and English - History and English Language and Linguistics - History and English and American Literature - History and Film Studies - History and French - History and German - History and Hispanic Studies - History and History & Philosophy of Art - History and Italian - History and Law - History and Philosophy - History and Politics - History and Religious Studies - History and Social Anthropology - History and History of Science and Philosophy Our programmes are carefully crafted to allow undergraduates to tailor their degree to their own interests. As such, History only has one first-year core module: Making History, which aims to ease the progression from further education by providing an essential grounding in the disciplines and skills required for historical study. The first year also provides an ideal opportunity for students to experiment with different areas of academic study.... [-]

Bachelor in Sociology

Northern Arizona University
Campus or Online Full time Part time 4 years September 2017 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 [-]

Bachelor in Interdisciplinary Arts

Zuyd University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Netherlands Maastricht

The world is increasingly changing. Facing the prospect of a second collapse of the global economy, humanity is searching for a substainable economic, social and cultural plan to take us into the future. Classical boundaries between disciplines are [+]

Bachelors in Sociology. The world is increasingly changing. Facing the prospect of a second collapse of the global economy, humanity is searching for a substainable economic, social and cultural plan to take us into the future. Classical boundaries between disciplines are no longer of any significance. Innovation is taken place in between borders of science, economics and arts. Do you want to be part of this future and be a ‘critical engaged artist’ of innovative and artistic concepts which combine entrepreneurial and social issues? Does your imagination go beyond the limits of science and arts? Do you think in terms of projects rather than classes? If so, iArts is the answer. iArts stands for interdisciplinary Arts, an intensive international three-year Bachelor’s programme for the creative and intelligent multitalented. It builds bridges between the arts, sciences, society and entrepreneurship. This hybrid is a joint initiative of the Maastricht Academy of Performing Arts, the Maastricht Academy of Music, the Academy of Fine Arts and Design at Zuyd University of Applied Sciences and the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Maastricht University and Van Eyck. The programme is an exciting cross-over of artistic skills, academic reflection, research and entrepreneurship. They are connected in projects and seminars with a strong focus on today’s societal issues. This makes iArts the first bachelor’s programme in the Netherlands to link interdisciplinarity in the arts to academic scholarship and partners outside of the academy. Projects The iArts programme is a 4 year bachelor’s programme within 3 years.... [-]

Bachelor of Psychology

Charles Sturt University
Campus or Online Full time Part time 4 - 8 years January 2018 Australia Wagga Wagga Port Macquarie Bathurst + 3 more

While CSU’s four-year Bachelor of Psychology provides you with the minimum academic requirements to pursue a career as a psychologist, you will also be qualified to take up employment in one of the diverse fields in which psychological knowledge is highly valued. [+]

Explore human behaviour while gaining an understanding of people’s wellbeing with CSU’s Bachelor of Psychology. This is a popular field of study helping you to gain insights into human nature relevant to every career and every workplace. As health professionals, psychologists use the discipline’s knowledge to help resolve people’s social and behavioural problems and enhance their welfare. As scientists, psychologists undertake research into aspects of human behaviour and mental processes. The Bachelor of Psychology is delivered by a cohort of industry leaders with valuable professional relationships and networks. While CSU’s four-year Bachelor of Psychology provides you with the minimum academic requirements to pursue a career as a psychologist, you will also be qualified to take up employment in one of the diverse fields in which psychological knowledge is highly valued. Why study this course? Reasons to study our Bachelor of Psychology: work with industry leaders in highly interactive and personalised classroom environments benefit from CSU’s small classes and personalised learning, supported by dedicated lecturers who are leaders in the field graduates meet the minimum academic requirements for provisional registration as a psychologist choose the study mode that suits you: study online or on campus at Bathurst, Port Macquarie and Wagga Wagga you may be eligible to receive credit for prior study and graduate sooner apply to complete part of your course overseas. CSU provides you with a comprehensive degree in psychology that will form the foundation for your future career. You will acquire knowledge across a range of key areas,... [-]

Bachelor in Liberal Arts and Sciences (Amsterdam University College)

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam Rotterdam + 1 more

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... [+]

Bachelors in Sociology. 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... [-]

Bachelor Cultural Studies

Leuphana University of Luneburg
Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Lüneburg

The Bachelor Cultural Studies diversity and different perspectives are needed. As a student of cultural studies to deal with various aspects of culture. This can be in a [+]

MAJOR The Bachelor Cultural Studies diversity and different perspectives are needed. As a student of cultural studies to deal with various aspects of culture. This can happen in a lecture on architecture as well as in the reading of philosophical texts or in a seminar on television series. In Cultural Studies choose your own areas of interest and pursue it with passion. ONLINE APPLICATION The online application is available from mid-May 2015. Find out in advance about the entry requirements and the special admission procedure at Leuphana College. BACHELOR CULTURAL STUDIES STUDY What are Cultural Studies? Traditional disciplines dealing often with a narrowly defined subject area. The cultural sciences deal, however, with such different things such as art, music, literature, building culture, dance, theater, traditional and new media, high and popular culture. Furthermore, sign systems, values ​​and thinking styles are discussed as well as ways of life and forms of practice of individuals, groups or entire societies. Not only communication, consensus and shared values ​​find their attention but also symbolic power, dissent and criticism. Historical analysis for them equally as important as present-related diagnoses. Exceeding close functional boundaries are thus constitutive of cultural studies. Therefore, cultural studies issues and problems are characterized in that they will be answered in light of different angles. As a student of cultural studies, therefore you learn from the first semester to see things from multiple perspectives. WHO SHOULD CULTURAL STUDIES STUDY? You should study cultural studies in Luneburg, if you: Interested in culture, to... [-]

Bachelor in Humanities, the Arts and Social Thought

Bard College Berlin
Campus Full time 8 semesters October 2017 Germany Berlin

Bard College Berlin's BA degree in Humanities, the Arts, and Social Thought affords students the opportunity to gain a thorough training in the fields of the humanities, while also acquiring a knowledge of the key intellectual developments, works, and debates that lie at the origin of the disciplines of the social and natural sciences and the practicing arts. [+]

Bachelors in Sociology. Bard College Berlin's BA degree in Humanities, the Arts, and Social Thought affords students the opportunity to gain a thorough training in the fields of the humanities, while also acquiring a knowledge of the key intellectual developments, works, and debates that lie at the origin of the disciplines of the social and natural sciences and the practicing arts. The core program consists of courses that address some of the most important texts and artifacts in the cultural legacies of Europe and the world. In addition to the core program, students choose one of the following areas of concentration: Art and Aesthetics, Ethics and Politics, Literature and Rhetoric. Electives in studio arts (theater, dance, painting, art production) are also available, as are a wide range of electives in philosophy, art history, literature, film, and social theory. Students progress toward the completion of a BA thesis in the fourth year, under the supervision of an individual faculty member. Study abroad in Europe (through the ERASMUS network), or in the United States (at Bard College or its affiliated programs and campuses) and around the world (in the Bard network or through Bard College Berlin's international exchange agreements) is possible in the third year. An internship program supports the undertaking of practical training or work experience at any stage of the degree. Language study in German from beginner to advanced level is available throughout the program. All B.A. in Humanities, the Arts, and Social Thought candidates must demonstrate intermediate proficiency in... [-]

Bachelor - International Communication

Hanze University of Applied Sciences - Groningen, the Netherlands
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Netherlands Groningen

International Communication (IC) is a study programme for students with a curious eye to society. Who understand the effect of messages, news and campaigns, who feel comfortable using modern [+]

International Communication: www.hanzegroningen.eu/ic International Communication (IC) is a study programme for inquisitive students who understand the effects that messages, news and campaigns have on society, who feel comfortable using modern communication technology and who consider the world as their home. The programme trains students to become communication professionals who build up trust and who are pro-active, innovative, creative, respectful and responsible. Sounds challenging, right? Over the last decades, modern communication methods have turned the world into a global village and ongoing technological innovation changes the field of communication at a rapid pace. This requires today's communication professionals to be able to adapt in a field that is constantly on the move. Please join international Communication students Naomi and Mai during a day at the Hanze UAS: First year The first year serves as a general introduction to the world of communication. You will develop English-language skills relevant to communication professionals. Throughout the year you will develop intercultural competencies and media skills and be introduced to research methods and communication theories. Study abroad The third year is your year abroad. You will do an internship and fill your elective semester by either choosing a minor or studying abroad at one of our partner universities around the world. Dutch students are expected to spend at least one year of their studies abroad. Career prospects The International Communication programme prepares you for an international career in a range of positions, some of which include: public relations advisor, communications coordinator, marketing communication consultant, public... [-]

Bachelor's in History and Social Science

Eastern Mennonite University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Harrisonburg Lancaster + 1 more

EMU is a Christian liberal arts college dedicated to Mennonite values of peacebuilding and service. We study history from a global viewpoint, one that highlights our need for one another. Study history with us, and we’ll analyze the human experience through a peace and justice lens. [+]

Bachelors in Sociology. History… the story of humankind EMU is a Christian liberal arts college dedicated to Mennonite values of peacebuilding and service. We study history from a global viewpoint, one that highlights our need for one another. Study history with us, and we’ll analyze the human experience through a peace and justice lens. History In Our Backyard Our campus is only two hours from both Washington, D.C., the nation’s capital, and Richmond, the Confederate capital. We’re also close to many other historic sites in history-rich Virginia, including the unique Museum of American Frontier Culture in nearby Staunton, many Civil War battlefields, and the National Park Service’s historic Sklyine Drive. About Our Program A Unique Focus on Faith in Action EMU history grads treasure our program’s social history approach. We focus on groups like women, religious minorities and other individuals often overlooked in conventional history classes. Our history students are exposed to various viewpoints and explore the many ways God works in history through people — the meek and the mighty, the famous and the little-known, major world powers and developing nations. Our students develop a Christian perspective on evolving economic and political systems and cultural and religious issues. We encourage them to think of the moral and ethical implications of particular ideas and events from the past. Major in History A major in history consists of 30 SH in history including HIST 121 “Introduction to History and Methods” (3), and HIST 452 “Seminar in History” (3). Ideally, majors should:... [-]

Bachelor in Sociology

Istanbul Sehir University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Turkey Üsküdar

Does the city have a spirit? Why do people living in the city feel alone? Is our identity more than what is written on our ID cards? Why do we always hear about post modernism? Why are some things fashionable and others not? What was life like before the internet and cell phones? How can the conflicts in society be resolved? [+]

Does the city have a spirit? Why do people living in the city feel alone? Is our identity more than what is written on our ID cards? Why do we always hear about post modernism? Why are some things fashionable and others not? What was life like before the internet and cell phones? How can the conflicts in society be resolved? How do companies, the government and NGOs work? How do culture and politics affect each other? What makes people religious, nationalistic, liberal or conservative? How do religions and ideologies shape our behaviors, values, and even our economy? Why do civilizations rise and fall? If you are looking for answers to these types of important questions the Sociology Department will be right for you. The Sociology Department at Istanbul Şehir University, in Short ŞEHIR is located in Istanbul, a unique laboratory for sociologists. One of the world’s largest cities, Istanbul has a dynamic economy and cultural life, and is an unbelievable treasure for sociologists of today and tomorrow. Our department, with its student-centered approach, offers students a wide range of information. Sociology is discipline with close ties to the fields of history, economics, management, political science, international relations, psychology, philosophy and literature. The sociology department will aim to allow students to think deeply and critically about the societies in which they live, as well as to prepare them for a wide range of professions for after graduation. What Can Sociology Majors Do After Graduation? We will provide our graduates with... [-]

Applied Creative Thinking

Eastern Kentucky University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Richmond

Through applied creative thinking, students learn many concepts that will allow them to be successful in the classroom and competitive in the workplace [+]

Bachelors in Sociology. Degree Options Minor in Applied Creative Thinking Who Would be Interested in Creative Thinking? All students at EKU will find applied creative thinking beneficial to their major. Applied creative thinking encourages students to pursue multiple paths, through innovation, experimentation, and design thinking, to answer questions, solve problems and develop new solutions. Why Creative Thinking? Through applied creative thinking, students learn many concepts that will allow them to be successful in the classroom and competitive in the workplace, including: Perception shift: looking at problems from multple angles Re-learn/unlearn: re-examining a normal approach to a problem Question: examining a problem with persistence Play: experimenting with ideas in a safe environment Collaborate: getting feedback on ideas and revising as necessary What Are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program? Students must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at EKU. All majors are welcome. [-]