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 of Social Sciences

The University of Waikato
Campus Full time 3 years March 2018 New Zealand Hamilton Tauranga + 1 more

You'll explore the drivers and influences behind humanity and why society acts in particular ways when you study a Bachelor of Social Sciences at Waikato. The degree focuses on contemporary social issues, the ways in which humans interact with these issues and how such actions can be monitored and modified. [+]

Bachelors in Sociology. Bachelor of Social Sciences You'll explore the drivers and influences behind humanity and why society acts in particular ways when you study a Bachelor of Social Sciences at Waikato. The degree focuses on contemporary social issues, the ways in which humans interact with these issues and how such actions can be monitored and modified. Waikato's Bachelor of Social Sciences (BSocSc) will challenge your thinking about the world and the people who live in it. Composed largely as a research-orientated degree, the BSocSc covers contemporary and relevant areas of study such as employment relations, social policy and environmental planning. You'll develop invaluable research capabilities and skills in information gathering, analysis, reporting and informed decision making under the expert guidance of our world-recognised researchers. We offer a range of exciting subjects and specialisations to choose from. Two of our major subjects – Geography and Sociology – are ranked among the top 250 in the world (QS Rankings). This degree may also be studied at the University of Waikato in Tauranga. ... [-]

Bachelor in Social Studies Education

Oral Roberts University
Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2017 USA Tulsa

The SOSE major is exposed to a variety of subject fields allowing graduates to teach middle and secondary school classes in civics, democracy, economics, government, US history, world history, Oklahoma history and sociology. [+]

The social studies education major at ORU is offered in cooperation with the ORU College of Education. The College of Education emphasizes the fact that there is no substitute for thorough preparation in the subject matter. The SOSE major is exposed to a variety of subject fields allowing graduates to teach middle and secondary school classes in civics, democracy, economics, government, US history, world history, Oklahoma history and sociology. Students seeking licensure to teach at the secondary levels have two options: completion of the social studies education major, which leads to standard certification or completion of any other major in the History, Humanities and Government Departments which can lead to alternative certification. Career Options The National Center for Educational Statistics states that America's schools will need at least two million additional teachers in the next decade. You are needed now, more than ever. Be a part of ORU and touch the future as a transformed Christian educator. [-]

Bachelor in Liberal Arts and Humanities

Charles University Faculty of Humanities
Campus Full time 3 years October 2017 Czech Republic Prague

The Bachelor Degree study of Liberal Arts and Humanities is a university study in the humanities that is centred on philosophy, history, and cultural and social anthropology. The program's significant feature is a widely opened study schedule that allows students to pursue their individual abilities and develop their interests. [+]

Bachelors in Sociology. The Bachelor Degree study of Liberal Arts and Humanities is a university study in the humanities that is centred on philosophy, history, and cultural and social anthropology. The program's significant feature is a widely opened study schedule that allows students to pursue their individual abilities and develop their interests. Every student completes mandatory courses in humanities and social sciences and passes comprehensive exams relevant to each field. By properly choosing other courses during the study, students can gradually specialise and focus either on further (Master's) study in any of the relative theoretical branches, or on the practical use of acquired skills. Description of the entrance examination and evaluation criteria The entrance examination is comprised of a summary of an English academic text, to be written in English, and answering follow-up questions based on the text, in English. These questions are intended to ascertain whether the applicant fully grasped the content of the text. The applicant can acquire up to 28 points (19 for the summary and 3 points for each of the answers). Prior to the examination, applicants will receive a letter announcing the date and time of the examination. No dictionaries, books, notes, mobile phones or other digital devices are allowed. Conditions for admission 1. Obtain the acceptable minimum number of points in the entrance examination. 2. Submit a notarized copy of your high school or secondary school diploma. If you graduated outside the Czech Republic, then you must submit an official “nostrification” document validating your... [-]

BA Sociology

University of Kent, School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Campus Full time September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

More than ever before, we need to ask such questions as ‘who are we’ and ‘where do we belong’? Sociology offers a critical understanding of how society works – What is the relationship between society, individuals, families, and [+]

More than ever before, we need to ask such questions as ‘who are we’ and ‘where do we belong’? Sociology offers a critical understanding of how society works – What is the relationship between society, individuals, families, and groups? What kinds of social change have occurred in the last few decades and how can these be explained? Sociologists question ‘common-sense’ assertions about social life in contemporary society and challenge you to ‘look behind’ these assumptions in light of available research evidence We are dedicated to understanding the complex global world in which we live, and the social forces, identities and media that shape our lives. Kent is one of the best places in the country to study sociology. The Kent degree offers a rich and exciting mix of subjects and approaches and equips students with highly prized research and communications skills Sociology teaching at Kent was described by national assessors during their most recent visit as 'very impressive'. The National Student Survey 2014 reports that 85% of our graduates are in work or further study six months after graduation. The School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research has the highest national research rating available. You will be taught by some of the leading academics in the field. The Sociology group prides itself on its teaching and students in the School enjoy some of the highest rates of contact hours in the country. Still undecided? Sociology is a discipline which develops your communication and analytical skills. Graduates do well in... [-]

Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) in Government and International Relations

United International College
Campus Full time 4 years August 2017 China Zhuhai

A major in Government and International Relations provides students with the tools they need to thrive in the increasingly interdependent world of tomorrow, which features governments, international organizations, multinational companies and NGOs. [+]

Bachelors in Sociology. Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) in Government and International Relations Why major in Government and International Relations? A major in Government and International Relations provides students with the tools they need to thrive in the increasingly interdependent world of tomorrow, which features governments, international organizations, multinational companies and NGOs. The programme seeks to provide students with an interdisciplinary knowledge of key political, economic and cultural dynamics, both at national and transnational levels. Over the course of four years, students will gain conceptual tools and practical skills that are essential for a variety of careers. Students will learn how to organize and interpret political, economic, and social data. They will acquire the ability to research and critically analyse material from a wide range of sources, to construct coherent arguments, and engage in problem-solving. Within the GIR Programme, students are exposed to different ways of thinking, perspectives and contexts. Studying organizations such as the World Trade Organization (WTO), the United Nations (UN), the European Union (EU) and other internationally active entities enables students to successfully manage the issues that shape today’s global arena. The GIR Programme trains students to investigate, analyse and advocate solutions to complex political and economic problems, allowing them to embark on exciting international careers in many areas that vary from business to diplomacy. Curriculum *For more details, please refer to http://uic.edu.hk/en/ar/staff/undergraduate-handbook/21088-undergraduate-handbook-2016-2017-for-2016-admission Career Prospects Employment Opportunities in China The Government and International Relations Programme offers vigorous training that allows graduates: to conduct fieldwork and research in... [-]

Bachelor of Social Sciences in China and Global Studies

Centennial College
Campus Full time September 2017 Hong Kong

What is the impact of rising China on global politics, economy and environment? What effects would changing settings in global politics, economy and environment have on China? [+]

What is the impact of rising China on global politics, economy and environment? What effects would changing settings in global politics, economy and environment have on China? The Major aims to develop students’ strong understanding over those issues while deepening students’ knowledge on China’s remarkable socio-cultural legacy. A comparative approach will be incorporated throughout the delivery of the different courses so that students will be able to develop well-informed responses which demonstrate critical and analytical skills with scholastic quality. At the end of the study, students will find themselves in possession of a unique set of skills of utilizing various opportunities that emerge from China’s global interaction as well as tackling numerous challenges that arise from it. [-]

Bachelor in Liberal Studies

European College for Liberal Studies
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam Spain Barcelona Belgium Brussels Madrid Switzerland Zurich Japan Tokyo + 9 more

BLS - Bachelor in Liberal Studies (180 credits) [+]

Bachelors in Sociology. Courses Undergraduate courses are divided into core courses and specialization courses (relevant to a major or minor). Electives can be chosen from any of the scheduled courses offered at the undergraduate level. Specialization courses are scheduled based on enrollments and may not be available at all campuses. Specialization courses scheduled are available to all students also as electives. Students are recommended to complete courses and earn credits at the highest level possible. Program requirements Total 180 credits Electives 180 credits / 36 courses Switching to another program once the studies have started is possible as long as the program requirements are met by the end of the studies. Therefore, the decision to switch should be made as early as possible to avoid not meeting the program requirements within the intended program duration. Admission requirements proficiency in the English language (refer to the admission section for further details) high school diploma that allows access to higher education in the country of origin Students who are 17 or older who have completed less than 12 years of formal education and who do not hold a high school diploma that allows access to higher education in the country of origin should earn up to an additional 60 credits in the Undergraduate Foundation program. CAREER PERSPECTIVES Our study programs and courses are career-oriented in nature and provide students with a high level of flexibility throughout their undergraduate studies. Focusing on a broad range of specialized subject matters, students are equipped with... [-]

Bachelor in Humanities

Palacky University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Czech Republic Olomouc

Programme content: Program students receive theoretical knowledge and study methodologies of selected humanities and social sciences. Study disciplines include Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Media Studies, History and Art Studies. The curriculum consists of three modules: [+]

Programme content: Program students receive theoretical knowledge and study methodologies of selected humanities and social sciences. Study disciplines include Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Media Studies, History and Art Studies. The curriculum consists of three modules: Communication and Media, Society, European culture Programme dates: September – June, 3 years Application deadline: February 29th Application procedure: required documents entrance materials/exam application fee Language requirements: (CEFR level) English B2 Training methods: conferences diploma project discussions essays independent research intensive courses international projects internships lectures practical language skills courses presentations project work publishing seminars student practice thesis tutorial workshops [-]

International Studies at Wells

Wells College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Aurora

The major in international studies introduces students to modern international systems and helps them to understand the complex political, economic, and cultural factors that affect relations among nations. Through their studies, students [+]

Bachelors in Sociology. The major in international studies introduces students to modern international systems and helps them to understand the complex political, economic, and cultural factors that affect relations among nations. Through their studies, students will acquire a strong base of knowledge of particular areas of the world and the international issues that face these areas, as well as the ability to speak at least one additional language fluently. Faculty members personally advise each student and help them explore individual interests throughout their academic career. In small, discussion-based courses, professors and students talk through issues and potential solutions. This ensures that after graduating, students will have a clear idea of where their strengths lie and will be ready to assume professional roles in our complex global environment. Within Wells’ encouraging environment, this major especially emphasizes hands-on work as part of a students’ academic career. The international studies program requires at least one semester of study abroad, guaranteeing that students will add to their academic experiences and gain an understanding of international relations first-hand. Wells offers off-campus study in over twenty locations worldwide. International studies students also participate in a United Nations simulation course, familiarizing themselves with the practices and procedures of the international peacekeeping organization. Additionally, Wells offer students the chance to join in the annual National Model United Nations conference in New York City, a two-week experience that brings together participants from colleges and programs around the world. What Students Study Students majoring in international studies take courses such... [-]

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! [+]

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... [-]

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. [+]

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 of Social Work

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 4 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The purpose of this qualification is to equip students with the knowledge and skills and (the acquisition of) values to practise social work in South Africa and in a changing regional and global context. The successful completion of the qualification will enable you to be registered with the SA Council for Social Service Professions and practise as a social worker. [+]

The purpose of this qualification is to equip students with the knowledge and skills and (the acquisition of) values to practise social work in South Africa and in a changing regional and global context. The successful completion of the qualification will enable you to be registered with the SA Council for Social Service Professions and practise as a social worker. Students who wish to register as a Social Worker have to complete a four-year bachelor degree in Social Work. The curriculum for B (Social Work) consists of 35 semester modules compiled as follows: First year Second year Third year Fourth year Semester modules Social Work 1A&1B Social Work 2A&2D Social Work 3A&3E&3H&3 J Social Work 4A&4C&4D& 4H&4I&4J*** 15 Social Work Internship 1* Social Work Internship 2* Social Work Internship 3* Social Work Internship 4* 8 Psychology 1A&1B Psychology 2: any two modules Psychology 3: any two modules or Sociology 3A&3B or Development Studies 3A&3B ... [-]

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. [+]

Bachelors in Sociology. 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 of Social Work

Massey University
Campus or Online Full time Part time 4 years March 2018 New Zealand Auckland Palmerston North + 2 more

Massey boasts the best, the biggest and the longest-serving (since 1976) four-year Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree in the country. And our highly sought-after, internationally recognised degree guarantees you a lifelong career that can take you across the country and around the world to countries such as Canada, Australia, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Hong Kong and the United States. Just to name a few. [+]

Massey boasts the best, the biggest and the longest-serving (since 1976) four-year Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree in the country. And our highly sought-after, internationally recognised degree guarantees you a lifelong career that can take you across the country and around the world to countries such as Canada, Australia, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Hong Kong and the United States. Just to name a few. Eight more compelling reasons to study social work at Massey More than 90% of Massey social work graduates find employment within six months of earning their degree Your degree is recognised by the NZ Social Work Registration Board, so you can immediately apply for provisional registration Massey graduates make up the largest number of highly qualified social workers in the country Social work is a growth industry - with 4,000 registered social workers in NZ, the government needs more Massey is the only university in New Zealand where you can study for your degree through distance learning We guarantee you a national network of hands-on field experience and work placements for our Year 3 and 4 students Whether you choose to study with us by distance from halfway around the world or face-to-face on campus, you will benefit from the widest range of university courses in social work and social policy in New Zealand. We combine both theory and practice (including the only university course on Maori development), taught by highly qualified staff - all experts in their fields and passionate about their profession. Every... [-]

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.... [-]