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 in Sustainability, Technology, and Society

Centennial College
Campus Full time September 2019 Hong Kong

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

Centennial College will not be admitting new students in 2019-20.

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 groundwork 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.... [-]


Bachelor in Human and Social Issues Studies

Université de Hearst
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2019 Canada Hearst

You are interested in several disciplines? You want to understand the environment that is yours and that connects you to the rest of the world? This bachelor's degree offers you a training focused on interdisciplinarity in social sciences and humanities. It will help make you a versatile, mobile and open-minded person, a sought-after qualities in the job market of a rapidly changing world. [+]

You are interested in several disciplines? You want to understand the environment that is yours and that connects you to the rest of the world? This bachelor's degree offers you a training focused on interdisciplinarity in social sciences and humanities. It will help make you a versatile, mobile and open-minded person, a sought-after qualities in the job market of a rapidly changing world.

Student Profile

Show curiosity about the complexity of human and social interactions. To seek to know and understand the origin and influence of current human and social issues. Have a general culture and want to expand it. Present openness and a critical sense.

Program Overview

The Bachelor's degree in Human and Social Issues Studies presents an original and engaging formula. It will open to interdisciplinary dimensions to interpret and understand the origin and evolution of the human and social issues in the broad sense. The courses in this program are divided into three parts: ideas, methods and deepening. Inspired by the legacy of the humanities, human behavior and social phenomena will be approached from a geographical, historical, literary, psychological and sociological perspective. In addition, you will receive a solid scientific background allowing you to conduct research projects as well as to analyze and exploit data of all kinds with a critical eye. Imprinted or imprinted with general knowledge and concrete learning, you will finally lead an in-depth reflection on a question of your choice during the fourth year of the program.... [-]


Bachelor's in Sociology/Social Work

Hope College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Holland

Sociologists and social workers dedicate themselves to understanding and helping people. Sociology and social work complement each other: Sociology majors study to understand how human beings relate to each other, while social work majors emphasize changing and improving lives so that people can reach their full potential. [+]

Sociologists and social workers dedicate themselves to understanding and helping people.

Sociology and social work complement each other: Sociology majors study to understand how human beings relate to each other, while social work majors emphasize changing and improving lives so that people can reach their full potential.

Sociology

Are you fascinated by human behavior and society, and want to understand what drives people? Sociology majors are curious about the world — and its people — around us. With a sociology degree, you’re able to initiate change from a top-down level, and by understanding policy issues and the ways they affect individuals and societies as a whole, you’re better able to understand yourself.... [-]


Bachelor in International Liberal Arts: Sociology

International College of Liberal Arts - Yamanashi Gakuin University
Campus Full time April 2019 Japan Kofu

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.... [-]


Bachelor in Sociology

Aquinas College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 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 ... [-]

Bachelor in Sociology

Northern Arizona University
Online Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2019 USA Flagstaff + 2 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. [+]

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 ... [-]

In social education degree

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

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.... [-]


Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Community Services)

Torrens University Australia
Online Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years February 2019 Australia Sydney Leura Fitzroy Melbourne Brisbane Adelaide New Zealand Auckland + 9 more

Are you passionate about helping disadvantaged groups of people? If you have firm thoughts about what could and should be done to help groups that need support, Jansen Newman Institute community services courses and social work courses are for you. Completion of this study will allow you to enter a range of dynamic roles in the community, government and public sectors. [+]

Are you passionate about helping disadvantaged groups of people? If you have firm thoughts about what could and should be done to help groups that need support, Jansen Newman Institute community services courses and social work courses are for you. Completion of this study will allow you to enter a range of dynamic roles in the community, government and public sectors.

COURSE AT A GLANCE

Qualification Title: BACHELOR OF APPLIED SOCIAL SCIENCE (COMMUNITY SERVICES) CRS1200651

Study Options – Domestic Australian students:

Full-time or Part-time On-Campus or online

Study options – Overseas students: On-Campus

Start Dates: 20 February 2017, 05 June 2017, 18 September 2017... [-]


Bachelor of Arts (Honours or General) in Sociology

University of Windsor, Undergraduate
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 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.... [-]


Bachelor in Sociology and Social Informatics

Higher School of Economics
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 Russia Saint Petersburg South Korea Seoul + 2 more

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 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 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:... [-]


Bachelor in Sociology

Bahcesehir University
Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2019 Turkey Istanbul

Sociology is a discipline in which the interaction between humans and society, as well as the processes in which they happen, are examined. The Department of Sociology currently has an undergraduate program in which students graduate with a bachelors’ degree. [+]

Sociology

Sociology is a discipline in which the interaction between humans and society, as well as the processes in which they happen, are examined. The Department of Sociology currently has an undergraduate program in which students graduate with a bachelors’ degree.

The features of this program are summarized below:

The Sociology Department conducts undergraduate education with a combined approach of social sciences and human sciences The main goal of the 4-year program is to provide students with an education which explores the contemporary, scientific and global dynamics in the field of sociology. The Sociology Department provides the students with optional minor programs in the fields of urban sociology, legal sociology, and social, gender, and family psychology. The program’s other main goal is to conduct and support original scientific research in various fields of sociology, such as social movements, urban transformation, migration, social gender, and radical political movements. Research projects aiming to find a solution to social conflicts and social problems created by today’s society will be given priority. Global and local dynamics are paid special attention to in research studies. Our faculty members play an active role in arranging national and international congresses and symposiums. The departments’ highly qualified educators represent 3 main basic disciplines (urban sociology, political sociology, and legal sociology). A master’s program in sociology is currently being planned. ... [-]

Bachelor in Sociology, Politics & Economics

Zeppelin University
Campus Full time 4 years January 2019 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!

S.P.E. 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?... [-]


Undergraduate Social Communication - Journalism

Uniminuto
Campus Full time 9 semesters January 2019 Colombia Bogotá

The Social Communication - Journalism Program has as its mission to be a space of collective thought and action that, based on research, teaching and social projection, contributes to the equity and social change of the country, propelling by the plurality of thought and the maintenance of democratic principles. [+]

Presentation of the program

The Social Communication - Journalism Program has as its mission to be a space of collective thought and action that, based on research, teaching and social projection, contributes to the equity and social change of the country, propelling by the plurality of thought and the maintenance of democratic principles.

objectiveTo train professionals in the Sciences of Communication and Journalism, with special emphasis on communication for social change, and investigative and ethical journalism.Train competent professionals to understand, analyze and interpret reality (social, political, economic, cultural and ecological)To train professionals capable of creating, processing, disseminating and socializing information of public interest through the different means of information and communication.To train professionals that significantly influence social transformations with a critical, ethical and responsible sense.Grade optionsResearch seedbedDegree workSystematization of learning from professional practiceGraduates as degree optionModules or postgraduate coursesExchangeNewspaper productProfessional Profile of the Graduate... [-]

Bachelor of Social Welfare

Southern Cross University
Online Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years March 2019 Australia Bilinga + 2 more

Our Bachelor of Social Welfare will enable you to develop your skills in social welfare practice with children and young people, in the health and disability sectors and with Indigenous communities. [+]

A challenging and rewarding career that actively focuses on social change and community well-being await those whose skills in empathy and communication lead them to the human services sector.Our Bachelor of Social Welfare will enable you to develop your skills in social welfare practice with children and young people, in the health and disability sectors and with Indigenous communities. You will gain on the job experience in placements working with individuals, groups, and organizations – helping people resolve problems and improving their outlook.Graduates of this course will have opportunities to use their transferable skills for a variety of career outcomes in human services – from working directly with people in their homes or facilities to creating policies to improve society.... [-]


Bachelor in Liberal Arts and Sciences (Amsterdam University College)

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

As a student at Amsterdam University College (A.U.C.), you will learn to analyze 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 (A.U.C.), you will learn to analyze 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.... [-]