Bachelor of Science with a major in Sociology

University of West Georgia
Degree Level Bachelors
Total Credit Hours 120

Program Description

Sociology is the scientific study of society and human behavior. Through the use of both research and theories, sociologists develop understandings of complex forms of human behavior. Students in the BS degree program in Sociology have key opportunities to engage in high-impact practices like diversity and global learning courses, internships, study abroad, collaborative assignments, and conducting research with professors. Such experiences equip students with top job skills desired by today’s employers, including data literacy, critical thinking, effective oral and written communication, cultural intelligence, and empathy. Upon graduation, students are prepared for advanced graduate and professional school education and for entrance into the job market in business, government, non-profit organizations, and social services work.

For more information, please see the Academic Catalog. A program map, which provides a guide for students to plan their course of study, is available for download in the Courses tab on the website.

Admissions Information

Program Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges