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 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!

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?... [-]


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. [+]

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 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 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 of Applied Social Science (Community Services)

Torrens University Australia
Campus or Online Full time Part time 3 - 6 years June 2018 Australia Sydney Leura Fitzroy Melbourne Brisbane Adelaide New Zealand Auckland + 8 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 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.... [-]


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. [+]

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:... [-]


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 ... [-]

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. [+]

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 ... [-]

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. [+]

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 ... [-]

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 (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.... [-]


BEd Social Studies

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

This programme is multidisciplinary 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 multidisciplinary 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.... [-]


Bachelor in Sociology and Social Informatics

Higher School of Economics
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Russia St. 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 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.... [-]


Bachelor in Sociology

Istanbul Sehir University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 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 postmodernism? 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 postmodernism? 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.... [-]


Bachelor in Social Justice

Oral Roberts University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Tulsa

The Social Justice Major provides students with skills and abilities to integrate faith, culture, economics, and politics to promote healing and advocate for social justice at both an individual and societal level. [+]

The Social Justice Major provides students with skills and abilities to integrate faith, culture, economics, and politics to promote healing and advocate for social justice at both an individual and societal level. Graduates are equipped to utilize public policy, business acumen and education to effect change. This program offers two pathways: a pre-law emphasis to graduate school or a business emphasis into a career promoting healing through supportive, often non-profit, organizations.

Social Justice graduates find value in developing community wholeness through cultivating collaborative solutions to complex problems through a variety of strategies including the following:

Engaging in action-oriented research to develop, assess and implement community-based solutions Building collaborative community relationships with a variety of groups and organizations to address community needs Providing ideas, tools, and strategies to organizations, addressing social problems including exploitation and victimization Working with marginalized people, assisting them to find value as children of God ... [-]