Bachelor Programs in Sociology

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Sociology

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

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

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

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Bachelor in Economics, Politics, and Social Thought

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

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

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

Bachelor 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 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... [-]

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,... [-]

Bachelor In Social Communications

L’Université Catholique Du Congo
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Congo, DR Kinshasa

The aim of the Faculty of Social Communications is to train both scientifically competent communication professionals and men who are aware and ready to engage and integrate the message of the Gospel into the new culture created by the means of Modern communication (...) with new languages, new techniques and new behaviors (see John Paul II, Redemptoris missio, 37), to identify what benefits and dangers this culture could present for African identity and values. [+]

Bachelors in Sociology. The aim of the Faculty of Social Communications is to train both scientifically competent communication professionals and men who are aware and ready to engage and integrate the message of the Gospel into the new culture created by the means of Modern communication (...) with new languages, new techniques and new behaviors (see John Paul II, Redemptoris missio, 37), to identify what benefits and dangers this culture could present for African identity and values. In order to achieve its objectives, the Faculty offers its students theoretical, practical and human training through its rich teaching, laboratories and professionalization studios, numerous workshops, seminars and conferences; A training program that aims to have its graduates carry out the following tasks: (A) information Gather useful documentation on a current topic, and make a relevant and objective analysis of the current problems. (B) with regard to animation: - to prepare and direct a meeting effectively, - to participate actively in the life of a group by encouraging the participation of others, - to work for the building of human relationships. (C) in the field of mass media: - develop effective messages for different target groups, - speak effectively in public, - act as press attaché and hold a press organ, - organize and carry out a radio or television program. (D) in the field of public opinion: - know how to assess the quality of a survey, - supervise the conduct of an investigation E) in matters of pastoral communication and evangelization:... [-]

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 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 in Sociology

Aquinas College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Grand Rapids

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

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

Bachelor in Sociology and Social Informatics

Higher School of Economics
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Russia St. Petersburg

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

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

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 Liberal Arts and Sciences (Amsterdam University College)

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

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

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 in Sociology, Politics & Economics

Zeppelin University
Campus Full time 4 years August 2018 Germany Friedrichshafen

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

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

Bachelor 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? [+]

Bachelors in Sociology. 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... [-]

Bachelor In Administration

Grupo Tiradentes
Campus Full time 8 semesters March 2018 Brazil Aracaju

The current social situation has brought changes in various fields of human activity. Technological advances and globalization require professionals increasingly prepared for a more competitive market. [+]

UNIT COURSE MONTHLY VALUES WITH 35% (20% + 15%) * YELLOW HOUSE R $ 259.35 MAGDALENE (MORNING) R $ 356.85 MAGDALENE (NIGHT) R $ 369.85 The current social situation has brought changes in various fields of human activity. Technological advances and globalization require professionals increasingly prepared for a more competitive market. Navigate the rough seas of an economy, more and more globalizing requires prepared and sense predictive administrators. It is for the administrator to be a savvy manager not only with global changes, but also with the people who manage, giving incentives, paying attention to their needs, making them feel important as employees and as people. Job market The Administrator is increasingly required by the labor market, the opportunities are real in the fields of public and private sector. In Brazil by the year 2005 were recorded in trade together about 8,915,890 (eight million nine hundred and fifteen thousand, eight hundred and ninety) companies. We emphasize that even if a considerable offer bachelor's degree programs is a clear difference between the need for companies and meeting this demand. Occupation area In a scenario of economic globalization, organizations seek daily to raise their competitiveness. The administrator, keystone of the business, it should act in the strategic planning of the corporation, analyzing scenarios and building strategies to ensure the best results; marketing, in order to position the mark and enable profitable relationships; financial management, ensuring liquidity of the institution, assessing credit transactions, mapping sources of investment and managing market risks; the management... [-]

Degree In Humanities

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Spain Ferrol

The title combines two levels of knowledge: one general, focused on the Sciences of Man, with an interdisciplinary approach and attention to the contemporary perspective, and another instrumental and applied that basic training for the professional activity. [+]

Bachelors in Sociology. Introduction The title combines two levels of knowledge: one general, focused on the Sciences of Man, with an interdisciplinary approach and attention to the contemporary perspective, and another instrumental and applied that basic training for the professional activity. Thus, the graduated in Humanities will reach a versatile formation that will allow him to adapt to a society in constant change, acquiring basic knowledge on the great artistic currents and of the thought of the Humanity, on the diachronic structure of the past and the behavior of the man in society. Generic skills, aptitudes and skills will focus on the development of the capacity for analysis and synthesis, correlation, demonstration and argumentation, organization and planning and, of course, critical reasoning. The instrumental and applied knowledge prepares for the insertion in the labor market, in professional fields linked to the convergence between the new technologies, culture, communication, teaching and research, as well as in the sectors dedicated to the organization and promotion of Manifestations of cultural character, the interpretation and dissemination of the heritage within the framework of current cultural and social policies. Training in attitudes and values ​​facilitates the transfer of knowledge to action and the acquisition of skills for work, contributing to the training of European citizens endowed with sufficient capacity for technological and social innovation. Why study the degree Humanities studies are those that offer skills for broad professional use: If in the introduction section the shorter explanations of the general competences of the Degree were... [-]