What You Will Learn
What Is The Sociology Degree?
The Bachelor of Arts in Sociology is housed within the College of Arts and Humanities. This program is designed to prepare students for a wide variety of industries and includes field-specific preparation for continued education at the master’s or doctoral level. Students choosing this degree will be required to complete at least a minor in a secondary field of study, which they can utilize to complement their Sociology knowledge in their occupation of choice.
This program is designated as a recommended option for those Pre-Law students intending
to apply for law school after completion of their undergraduate degree.
What Will I Learn In This Program?
- Demonstrated knowledge of field theorists and applicable theories
- Development of qualitative and quantitative research projects
- Legal and ethical ramifications of practitioner decision-making
- Written and oral presentations of researched material
What Courses Will I Take?
The Academic Advising Center has created maps that are term-by-term sample course schedules based on the current Undergraduate Catalog. On each Degree Map, the milestones listed to the right of each term are designed to keep students on track to graduate in four years.
What Resources Are Available To Me?
- American Sociological Association
- American Psychological Association
- Clinical Social Work Association
- Council on Social Work Education
- International Sociological Association
- National Association of Social Workers
Additional resources specifically for Tech students
Where Might I Find A Job After Graduating From This Program?
The Sociology degree is designed to prepare students for a wide range of career opportunities
from business and industry environments to social work, research, and non-profit work.
This degree also prepares students to continue their studies in pursuit of counseling
licensure or other graduate-level programs after completion of the degree plan.