B.S. in Applied Sociology


The Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Sociology is a 120-credit-hour program that gives students the ability to properly study the social relations of people. Through research, students will be able to accurately explain the social behavior of humans and predict behavior in certain situations. This well-rounded liberal arts degree program qualifies graduates for jobs within the field and government, and will enable them to gain experience in the basics of research and demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills.


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Estimated Completion

120 Credit Hours (4 years)

Application Process


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Program Objectives

Students in this degree program will:

  • Learn the basics of research, as well as effective verbal and written communication
  • Be prepared for entry and success in graduate and/or professional school
  • Expand their knowledge of sociology
  • Be prepared for real-world situations by utilizing hands-on activities in the classroom

Coursework Highlights

ClassNumberClass Name
SOCI2303Race and Ethnic Relations
SOCI3330Social Science Statistics
SOCI4304Sociology of Religion
SOCI4312Gender in Society
SOCI4321Death and Dying

For more information on courses, please refer to the university catalog.